An opportunity for people to share their artistic experience and support creativity.
Dance and socialise in a supportive and joyful environment.
This exercise programme incorporates drumming a large ball with sticks along with the beats of music
Improve balance and co-ordination in a gentle fashion.
Sasha Baggaley, who delivers our Pilates classes is also a neurophysiotherapist, and has developed a Neurodynamic Exercise programme for the Branch based on her experience with Pilates, Neurophysiotherapy, and the philosophy, principles and research of PD Warrior, LSVT BIG and PWR MOVES. These are programmes which address both physical and cognitive activity at higher levels of intensity, and is suitable for people in the earlier stages of Parkinson’s (mild to moderate symptoms). The exercises can be adapted to suit individuals, based on their Parkinson’s symptoms and any other pathologies. The 10-week programme involves pre- and post-assessments, and there is the opportunity to join an ongoing ‘continuation class’ at the end of the programme. Zoom classes with Sasha take place on Wednesdays 9.30-10.30am, Thursday 4-5pm and Friday 8-9am. Live in-person class with Sasha is on Wednesday 3pm at The Fisherrow Centre, South St, Musselburgh EH21 6AT. Class with David take place on Mondays Noon-1pm at St Matthew Hall, Morningside Parish Church, starting 7th August 2023. Note: We are beginning a new 10-week programme of Neurodynamics. When: October (date to be confirmed – but will be Wednesdays and run from 1-2pm) Where: Fisherrow Centre, Musselburgh Cost will be £60 for the programme with an additional cost of £25 for equipment to be retained by the attendee. For more details see the News Announcement All classes are be suited to anyone who feels they would like to learn more about the type of exercise advocated for PWP, or how to get more from the exercises they…
Improve posture, mobility, cardiovascular fitness and co-ordination.
There are options for medium or slower paced walks. Everyone can participate.
Develop core strength and stability throughout your entire torso.
Run by Port ‘O Leith Boxing Club, designed to slow/alleviate the symptoms of PD.
Sing for fun as well as to exercise the vocal folds and the facial muscles.
Build muscle strength and improve health and well-being.
Organised by the Young Parkinson’s Support Group, and open to anyone with Parkinson’s.
A gentle but powerful form of flowing movement.
Enhance cognitive as well as physical states.
Upbeat, dynamic, and fun class working according to individual capabilities.