Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery-PWR

Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery-PWR! Moves classes are taught at HealthSouth for people in the Colorado Springs community who are living with Parkinson’s disease. Developed by Dr. Becky Farley, our PWR!Moves class teaches techniques using high physical effort, cognitive engagement, attentional focus and emotional engagement to address the motor and non-motor symptoms of PD.

PWR! Moves Level 1

Time: Tuesdays 11:15-12:15

Location: Zen Room HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital

Cost: $30/month

Instructor: Emily Moncheski, physical therapist

This is an introduction to PWR!Moves and is perfect for learning new techniques to address Parkinson’s disease symptoms.

Requirements:

  1. You must be able to walk independently with or without an assistive device.
  2. You must be able to get up/down from a chair.
  3. A medical release signed by your health care practitioner is required.
Bring water and dress comfortably. Prepare to sweat.


PWR! Moves Level 2

Time: Thursdays 3:30-4:30

Location: Inpatient rehab gym HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital

Cost: $30/month

Instructor: Emily Moncheski, physical therapist

This is a high level class consisting of 60 min of walking, balancing, and aerobic activity.

Requirements:

  1. You must be able to walk 45 minutes.
  2. You must be able to get up/down from the floor alone or with the assist of a chair.
  3. A medical release signed by your health care practitioner is required.

Bring water and dress comfortably. Get ready to sweat. 

Contact Us

Please contact Jenna at 719 630-2338 to register.