Additional Resources

In addition to PD Active’s offerings, there are many excellent resources online that can help you maintain an active and varied exercise regimen, learn about Parkinson’s disease, and connect with PD communities locally and around the U.S.

Below is a list of links that offer recorded and/or archived videos.

The Brian Grant Foundation has a wide range of exercise videos for people with Parkinson’s disease.
https://briangrant.org/exercise-videos/

Dance for PD®- Mark Morris Dance Group
(with local programs in the East Bay) has free daily live-stream ZOOM classes from Brooklyn as well as a large archive of free class videos.
https://danceforparkinsons.org/resources/dance-at-home

Dance Moves Me! For Parkinson’s
(located in the East Bay) has a series of dance-based-training videos.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4B5fuJVIAKcg0cbT207nAA/videos

Resources by PD Instructor John Argue
-This is the link to rent or purchase the on-line version of John Argue’s book Parkinson’s Disease & The Art of Moving: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/pdmove
You can also watch the video and exercise along with it.
-This is the link to purchase the book that accompanies the video. Parkinson’s Disease The Art of Moving: https://www.amazon.com/author/johnargue
John Argue’s Parkinson’s Disease and Activities of Daily Living (ADL): https://vimeo.com/ondemand/adl

Neurofit BC has posted a series of six videos which were done in partnership with the Parkinson’s Society of BC: https://youtu.be/TCIUh9KshDs and also has an archive of videos: https://www.neurofitbc.com/move.

The Parkinson’s Fitness Project runs The Daily Dose, which has live stream exercise videos several times each week. They offer a 30 day free trial with a huge library of video classes, including PD-Yoga, Tai Chi, PWR! and Boxing videos.
https://theparkinsonsfitnessproject.com/the-daily-dose/

PD Active Class Recorded Videos
Video recordings are available on PD Active’s YouTube channel. You can also click here to view the channel.

Petra Fibrichova’s Yoga and PWR!Moves Channel
You can find short or longer yoga and PWR!Moves practices on Petra’s YouTube channel.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKIxYDy0cWaClVpu2CW7RYg?view_as=subscriber

Rogue Physical Therapy and Wellness is producing a series of free PWR!-based videos.
https://www.youtube.com/user/ClaireMcLeanPT/videos

Yoga Video Chanel
These short videos by PD Yoga Teacher, Suzanne Drolet, may be helpful and appropriate for people with Parkinson’s disease.
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLUa0e8pflm1NFXMaccvW7Zm3Un65a6lrS

Disclaimer: PD Active is not responsible for the content provided by third party websites. Please keep in mind that PD Active, its board, staff, members and any instructors are not providing health care or treatment recommendations. Information shared or included here is for informational purposes only. You are solely responsible for your own activities, actions, and treatments. If you participate in any classes, pre-recorded videos, or third party websites be aware of your limitations and capabilities.

Local/Independent Organizations

Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation
https://nwpf.org/

Parkinson’s Association of Northern California (PANC)
https://www.panctoday.org/

Parkinson’s Community of Los Angeles (PCLA)
https://pcla.org/

Parkinson’s Institute & Clinical Center 
www.thepi.org

Parkinson Network of Mt. Diablo
https://pnmd.net/

Parkinson’s Patients Support Groups, Inc. of Northern and Central California
www.ppsg.org/PD_Organizations.html

Parkinson’s Women Support
https://www.facebook.com/parkinsonswomensupport/

Santa Cruz Parkinson’s Community
http://www.easepd.org/

Stanford Parkinson’s Website for all Northern and Central California Support Groups
parkinsons.stanford.edu/support_groups.html

Stanford PD Community Blog
http://parkinsonsblog.stanford.edu/

StanfordPDInfo mailing list for Care Givers:
https://mailman.stanford.edu/mailman/listinfo/pdcaregivers

StanfordPDInfo mailing list for Webinars:
https://mailman.stanford.edu/mailman/listinfo/stanfordpdinfo

UCSF Parkinson’s Disease Clinic and Research Center 
http://pdcenter.neurology.ucsf.edu/

National Organizations

American Parkinson Disease Association
www.apdaparkinson.org

Davis Phinney Foundation
www.davisphinneyfoundation.org

Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research
www.michaeljfox.org

National Institutes of Health (Parkinson’s Disease Information Page)
https://www.ninds.nih.gov/Disorders/All-Disorders/Parkinsons-Disease-Information-Page

Parkinson’s Foundation
www.parkinson.org

Parkinson’s News Today
https://parkinsonsnewstoday.com

PNMD Alliance
https://www.pmdalliance.org/

Web-based Science, Research, and Technology News Service
https://phys.org/search/?search=parkinson%27s

National Movement Programs

Dance for PD®
http://danceforparkinsons.org/

Rock Steady Boxing
www.rocksteadyboxing.org

PWR!Moves®
www.pwr4life.org/moves/

Medical Journal Research Article

Exercise-enhanced Neuroplasticity Targeting Motor and Cognitive Circuitry in Parkinson’s Disease
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3690528/