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FLORENCE
Rock Steady - The Basement Gym
Facilitator: Gena Tsukashima
115 N. Court Street

Florence, AL 35630
florence@rsbaffiliate.com
256.740.1263


Rock Steady - YMCA of the Shoals
Facilitator: Renee York
2121 Helton Drive
Florence, AL 35630
ymcashoals@rsbaffiliate.com
256.246.9622
Classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 am


GADSDEN
Rock Steady - YMCA of Coosa Valley
Facilitator: LeRoy Falcon
100 Walnut St.
Gadsden, AL 35901
coosavalley@rsbaffiliate.com
256.312.4947
Contact for class schedule.


GULF SHORES
Rock Steady - Wheeles Yoshukai Karate Academy
Facilitator: Chris Wheeles
314 East 2st Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251.509.3353
gulfshores@rsbaffiliate.com
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 11am


HUNTSVILLE
Rock Steady - Huntsville - Madison Co. Senior Center

3228 B Leeman Ferry Rd SW
Huntsville, AL 3580
Facilitator: Carolyn Rhodes
rocketcity@rsbaffiliate.com
256.513.8164
Website


BOXING
LEVELS 1/2 (No Balance Issues) Monday, Wednesday and Fridays, noon and 5:30 p.m.
LEVELS 3/4 (Balance and Slowness Issues) Mondays-Thursdays at 9am
DANCE
Dance with PD: Mondays at 12pm at the Huntsville Hospital Medical Mall.
URBAN POLING
Wednesdays at 2pm
PWR! MOVES
Fridays at 10:30 am
SPEAK OUT AND LOUD CROWD
By Appointment
CHOIR
Mondays at 10:30 am
*Prior to participating in any programs, you must provide a referral from your doctor indicating a Parkinson's or Parkinsonism diagnosis and release for exercise. A team assessment is required prior to starting any movement classes.


Rock Steady - Redstone Village
Facilitator: Jane Scrivner
12000 Turnmeyer Dr.
Huntsville, AL 35903
redstonevillage@rsbaffiliate.com

256.881.6717
Contact for class schedule.


General
Movement and Support
2nd Sunday at 1:30 - 3 p.m.
Friendship Baptist Church
3217 Village Drive SW
Huntsville, AL 35085
Facilitator: Karen Hislop
256.509.4398

karen@therapy-a.com

MOBILE
Rock Steady - Saad Healthcare
Facilitator: Cary Cochran, LPTA
1515 University Blvd
Mobile, AL 36609
251.287.8946
saadhealthcare@rsbaffiliate.com

LEVEL 1/2:
Mondays at 9:30
Tuesdays - Fridays at 11am
LEVEL 3/4:
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 1pm
All Levels
Wednesdays and Fridays at 9:30am
Assessments are required before taking a class and will be done one-on-one. Call or email to schedule your assessment. Spouses and care partners are welcome to participate.


MONTGOMERY
Rock Steady - Bell Road YMCA
Monday - Thursday, 11:30 am - 1pm
2435 Bell Road
Montgomery, AL 36117
Facilitator: Leigh Anne Richards
334.271.4343

bellroad@rsbaffiliate.com
Contact for Class Times

PRATTVILLE
Rock Steady - Prattville YMCA Wellness Branch
Facilitator: Laurinda Hmmer-Krohmer
348 Hwy 82 W
Prattville, AL 36067
prattvilleymca@rsbaffilaite.com

334.361.0268


SHEFFIELD
Helen Keller Wellcare
Facilitator: Brianna Maharrey
1021 11th Street SW
Sheffield, AL 35660
256.386.4747
brianna.maharrey@helenkeller.com
Monday: 10:30 am - 11:3- am: Advanced PWR!
Tuesday: 10:00 am - 11:00 am: Beginner/Moderate PWR!
Wednesday:
10am - 10:20 am: Floor Class
10:30-11:15 am: Chair Yoga
11:30 - 12:30: LOUD CROWD
Thursday: 10:00 am - 11:00 am: Beginner/Moderate PWR Circuit Class
Friday: 10:30 am - 11:30 am: Advanced Circuit Class


TUSCALOOSA

YMCA of Tuscaloosa - Downtown Branch
PWR! (Parkinson's Wellness Recovery)
Boxing
Cycling
General Movement
Class Times: Monday - Thursday, 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Assessments are recommended before participation. Spouses and care partners are welcome to participate.
Facilitator: Riley Strickland
rstrickland@ymcatusc.org

1.205.345.9622

The following movement groups also have corresponding support groups that meet weekly or monthly in addition to fitness classes. To learn more about each specific group, contact the facilitator. The groups are listed alphabetically by city name.

Did you know PAA Awards Movement Base Scholarships?

Regular exercise can improve some of the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. The PAA awards movement-based scholarships statewide to PD Fight Club, Rock Steady Boxing and Dance for PD. Programs are designed exclusively for Parkinson’s patients regardless of their skill level. These movement-based scholarships allow Parkinson’s clients to take advantage of the benefits of exercise. The movement-based programs address symptom-specific concerns related to balance, cognition, motor skill, depression, and physical confidence. The PAA awards scholarships based upon financial need and availability. Please send an email to executive.director@parkinsonalabama.org for additional information.

MOVEMENT SUPPORT GROUPS

ANNISTON
Rock Steady - YMCA of Calhoun County
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11am
29 West 14th Street
Anniston, AL 36201
Facilitator: Louis
e Lockridge
1.256.238.9292
Director: Maggie Burns Owens
1.256.238.6622

Website

*Support group immediately follows Rock Steady on the Third Thursday of each month at Interfaith Ministries.


AUBURN
Virtual Exercises - Thursdays at 2pm
2nd Sunday of each month at 1pm
7Synergy
705 Avenue D
Opelika, AL 36801
Facilitator: Kat West
334.744.4391
millyka@auburn.edu


BAY MINETTE
Rock Steady - Just Fitness
Call for Schedule and Assessment
115 East First St.
Bay Minette, AL 36507
Facilitator: Pat Clay
bayminette@rsbaffiliate.com
251.232.1950


BIRMINGHAM
Greystone YMCA
2nd Tuesday at 1:00
5415 Highway 280
Birmingham, AL 35242

Facilitator: Andrea Pindroh
205.981.0144

apindroh@ymcabham.org

*Total Parkinson's returns to the Y July 31st - October 20th. The class will meet Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm. The next session begins October 31st - January 19, 2024. Contact Andrea Pindroh to enrol
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Homewood Movement-Based Support Groups
Saturdays at 10am
Benchmark PT - Homewood East Clinic
1910 28th Ave. South
Homewood, AL 
Facilitator: Morgan Kreger, PT, DPT, LSVT BIG Certified 
205.202.2273
mmkreger@benchmarkpt.com


EW Balance for Parkinson's
Wednesdays at 11am
EW Motion Therapy - Homewood 3125 Independence Dr. Suite 300B
Homewood, AL 35209

Facilitator: Allison Schmidt PT, DPT, LSVT 
205.879.7501
Allison@ewmotiontherapy.com


BIG for LIFE Parkinson's Wellness Classes

Tuesdays at 1pm
Benchmark PT - Lakeshore Pavilion Clinic
2822 Lakeshore Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35211
Facilitator: Morgan Kreger, PT, DPT, LSVT BIG Certified 
205.848.6841
mmkreger@benchmarkpt.com

Dance for PD
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10am
Dance Foundation
1715 17th Court South
Homewood, AL 35209
Facilitator: Teri Weksler
teriweksler@bellsouth.net

205.746.0061
*Open to all persons with PD and care partners. Call facilitator for enrollment.

PD Fight Club - Juarez Boxing
Call for Schedule and Assessment
1630 Crestwood Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35210
Facilitator: Martin Juarez
juarezboxing@yahoo.com
205.370.8992
Call to schedule your assessment and learn about class levels and schedules.
Website


Rock Steady - Birmingham
Call for Schedule and Assessment
2825 2nd Place NW
Birmingham, AL 35215
Facilitator: Orlando Paulding
tkoboxing@rsbaffiliate.com
205.470.7215


Rock Steady - Oyama Karate
World Oyama Karate
Facilitator: 
Sensei Karl Julian, 4th Degree Black Belt and Chief Instructor
1804 29th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35209
oyamakarate@rsbaffiliate.com
205.879.4841
Classes are Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Visitors Welcome.


DAPHNE
Rock Steady - Eastern Shore
Facilitator: Chris Wheeles
25478 Friendship Rd.
Daphne, AL 36526
251.509.3353

easternshore@rsbaffiliate.com
Classes Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11am.

DECATUR
Rock Steady - River City
Facilitator: Carmen Torres
705 Beltline Rd SW
Decatur, AL 35601

256.468.1876
rivercity@rsbaffiliate.com
Contact for list of classes


DOTHAN
Dance for PD

Neuromuscular Rehab and Balance Center
1480 Ross Clark Circle
Dothan, AL 36301
Facilitator: Erin
334.793.8961
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11:30 a.m.
$5 per class


Rock Steady - Dothan
Call for Schedule and Assessment
1480 Ross Clark Circle
Dothan, AL 36301
Facilitator: Sameka Parks
334.712.3726
wiregrass@rsbaffiliate.com


ENTERPRISE
Rock Steady - Mojukai Karate
Call for Schedule and Assessment
607 East Lee St.Enterprise, AL 36330
Facilitator: Lennis Darby
34.475.3899
enterprise@rsbaffiliate.com


FAIRHOPE
Rock Steady - Fairhope
Call for Schedule and Assessment
251 Greeno Road, Suite B
Fairhope, AL 6532
Facilitator: Chris Wheeles
251.509.3353
easternshore@rsbaffiliate.com

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