Yoga is one of the most beneficial complementary therapies for Parkinson’s disease, helping to increase flexibility; improve posture; loosen tight muscles; build (or rebuild) confidence; and, through these benefits, enhance the quality of life.
PD Active is a local East Bay non-profit by and for people with Parkinson’s Disease. We support several live-stream yoga classes that are designed specifically for people with PD.
Chair Class (Yoga and PWR!Moves)
Tuesday 12:30 pm-1:30 pm
This practice is seated. We combine yoga practices and PWR!Moves to
maintain flexibility, strength, work on our breathing and mindfulness.
Yoga for PD
Wednesdays from 1:00 pm-2:15 pm
Yoga adapted for the needs of the people with PD. Emphasizes breathing and
movement fluidity. Balance and relaxation exercises. Open to anyone with PD.
Be Well: Yoga Therapy for People with Parkinson’s
Thursdays from 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Increasing strength, flexibility, breathing, focus and balance for students with
Mindful Movement: You, Yoga and Parkinson’s
Fridays from 11:00 am -12:15 pm
This class is not just for people with Parkinson’s. Friends, family, caregivers,
and anyone else are welcome!