PARKINSON’S

Philip Shayman Parkinson’s Program Lunch & Learn: Atypical Parkinsonism – Parkinson-Plus Syndromes

Featuring Dr. Nikolaus McFarland, MD, PhD, FAAN, Movement Disorders & Neurorestoration Program, UF Health

Thursday, April 15, 12:00 PM

Recent advances in the understanding of “Parkinson-plus” disorders have generated new interest in the development of novel diagnostics and disease-modifying therapeutics aimed at identifying and treating these disorders.  To register contact Pnina Levermore at pnina.levermore@jewishtampa.com.

 

Rock Steady Boxing

Mondays, April 5 & 12, 11:00 AM / Jen Goldberg (Cohn + Virtual)

Tuesdays, April 6 & 13, 12:30 PM / Beth Maberry (BGF + Virtual)

Wednesdays, April 7 & 14, 11:00 AM / Jen Shipherd (Cohn + Virtual)

Fridays, April 9 & 16, 1:30 PM / Beth Maberry (BGF + Virtual)

A fun activity that focuses on building strength in the core.  Rock Steady Boxing conditions for agility, speed, endurance, hand-eye coordination.

 

Tremble Clefs Singing Group

Mondays, April 5 & 12, 3:00 PM (Cohn + Virtual)

Addresses voice projection, breathing and posture.  Tremble Clefs is voice therapy and mutual social support through singing, performance and the power of making music together.

 

Nia Class with Jen Goldberg

Tuesdays, April 6 & 13, 11:00 AM (Cohn + Virtual)
A full body, mind and spirit fitness practice, leading to greater health and well-being.  Nia is designed to unleash your personal power through movement and music, integrating dance arts, healing arts and martial arts.  Nia enhances body awareness with focus on flexibility, agility, mobility, strength and stability.

 

Chair Yoga & Line Dance with Sarah Flook

Wednesdays, April 7 & 14, 2:00 PM (BGF + Virtual)

Promotes balance, coordination and mobility.  Move fluidly to the music as you learn fun choreographed dance steps.

 

Stretch & Strengthen

Monday, April 5 & 12, 1:30 PM (BGF + Virtual) with Sarah Flook

Thursday, April 8 & 15, 2:00 PM (Cohn + Virtual) with Jen Shipherd

This class addresses flexibility and neuromotor functions such as balance and gait, coordination, and agility.  The class encourages muscular strength and muscular endurance.  It is designed to enhance physical and mental balance and coordination.

 

Brain Games: Travel Trivia, Word Find, Jeopardy, etc. with Vandan Kamath

Thursday, April 8, 10:30 AM (Virtual)

A fun morning of games and puzzles to engage the brain and sharpen the mind.

 

Fine Motor Skills & Handwriting Workshop with Cathy Daumen

Friday, April 9 & 16, 10:30 AM (Virtual)

Helps reinforce the brain signals to improve eye and hand coordination.  This is a 3 step approach: exercising the large arm/hand muscles, working with the fine motor skills, and exercises to improve handwriting.  All 3 areas need to work together for success.

 

Tai Chi/Meditation with Suzanne Chen

Friday, April 9 & 16, 3:00 PM (Cohn + Virtual)

Tai Chi has been shown to be one of the most effective exercises for improving balance in patients with Parkinson’s disease by using gentle, flowing movements with the breath to improve balance, strength, flexibility, coordination, and motor control.  Tai Chi calms all the systems of the body, targeting the nervous system, which helps relieve stress, anxiety and depression.

 

Support Groups (Virtual)

New Patient Support Group Monday, April 5, 10:00 AM

Care Partner Support Group Newly Diagnosed, Monday, April 5, 11:15 AM

Patient Support Group Newly Diagnosed, Monday, April 5, 12:30 PM

Patient Support Group, Friday, April 9 & 16, 12:00 PM

Care Partners Support Group, Friday, April 16, 1:30 PM

This program is supported by a Community Grant from the Parkinson’s Foundation

Philip Shayman Parkinson’s Program Introduction. Learn more about who we are and what we offer.

Stretch and Strengthen Introduction.

Rock Steady Boxing

Rock Steady Boxing Coach Beth Maberry and Wingman Sam Scaff lead the workout

Rock Steady Boxing Introduction.

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A Parkinson’s Disease Educational Community Event

Thursday, April 15, 2021 | 12:00 PM | Virtual | FREE

 

A Parkinson’s Disease Educational Community Event “Atypical Parkinsonisms – Parkinson-Plus Syndromes” “Atypical Parkinsonisms – Parkinson-Plus Syndromes” featuring Dr. Nikolaus McFarland, MD, PhD, FAAN featuring Dr. Nikolaus McFarland, MD, PhD, FAAN

 

Dr. Nikolaus McFarland, MD, PhD, FAAN Movement Disorders & Neurorestoration Program Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases, UF Health

 

Recent advances in the understanding of “Parkinson-plus” disorders have generated new interest in the development of novel diagnostics and disease-modifying therapeutics aimed at identifying and treating these disorders.

 

To RSVP contact Pnina Levermore at pnina.levermore@jewishtampa.com  or 813.291.2253.

 

This event is generously sponsored by a Community Grant from the Parkinson’s Foundation.

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Spring Fling | Celebrating Community Connection

Sunday, May 16, 2021 | 2:00 PM

Bryan Glazer Family JCC | Ballroom

 

 

Join us in person or on Zoom for speakers, games, activities and refreshments. Social distancing and wearing of masks will be required.

 

To RSVP contact Pnina Levermore at pnina.levermore@jewishtampa.com or 813.291.2253.

 

This event is generously supported by a Community Grant from the Parkinson’s Foundation.

Participate In As Many Fitness Classes As You Would Like For $20 Per Month Or $100 For 6 Months!

 

Join USF Health and the JCC for fun classes like Rock Steady Boxing*, Nia, Tai Chi, Stretch & Strengthen, Water & Movement and Cycling. To register or learn more about the program, please contact Pnina Levermore at 813.291.2253 or pnina.levermore@jewishtampa.com or Leigh Harrell at 813.396.0768 or leighharrell@usf.edu

 

 

The Philip Shayman Parkinson’s Program Schedule

JCC on the Cohn Campus in Citrus Park 13009 Community Campus Drive Tampa, FL 33625 All activities are in-person plus virtual

  • Mondays 10:30 AM - Rock Steady Boxing* 3:00 PM - Tremble Clefs
  • Tuesdays 10:30 AM - Nia
  • Wednesdays 11:00 AM - Rock Steady Boxing*
  • Thursdays 2:00 PM - Stretch & Strengthen
  • Fridays 3:00 PM - Tai Chi

 

Bryan Glazer Family JCC in South Tampa 522 N. Howard Avenue Tampa, FL 33606 All activities are in-person plus virtual

  • Mondays 1:30 PM - Stretch & Strengthen
  • Tuesdays 12:00 PM - Rock Steady Boxing*
  • Tuesdays  1:30 PM - Parkinson’s in Movement
  • Wednesdays 2:00 PM - Chair Yoga/Line Dance
  • Fridays 1:30 PM - Rock Steady Boxing*

 

Virtual Only

Mondays            

  • 12:00 PM - Patient Support Group          
  • 1:30 PM - Care Partners Support Group

Fridays                 

  • 10:30 AM - Fine Motor Skills & Handwriting Workshop  
  • 12:00 PM - Patient Support Group
  • 1:30 PM - Care Partners Support Group

 

*Rock Steady Boxing classes are an affiliate program of Rock Steady Boxing, Inc. rSupport groups are biweekly; Patient Support Group on Fridays meets weekly


Enroll now for fitness classes or a support group specific to you. To register or learn more about the program, please contact Pnina Levermore at 813.291.2253 or pnina.levermore@jewishtampa.com

 

 

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For more information contact Pnina Levermore at pnina.levermore@jewishtampa.com