Our World Parkinson’s Day Event

As I mentioned in my last post, yesterday we moved our spin bikes out of the classroom and into the lobby of the YMCA and held our Pedaling for Parkinson’s class in the lobby . We had a good turnout of cyclists and attracted a lot of attention from Y members and visitors who stopped to watch us as class progressed. A member of the Neuro Challenge Foundation staff was there to answer questions and provide literature about PD and the foundation. And a reporter from the local news station, Suncoast News Network, was there and filmed us for a…

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World Parkinson’s Day – 2019

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month and this Thursday, April 11th, is World Parkinson’s Day. This year, our cycling group at the YMCA decided to do something to increase awareness of PD. We are moving our usual Thursday Pedaling for Parkinson’s class from from the cycling class room to the lobby of the Y. We have invited all of the local neurologists and Movement Disorder Specialists,along with local Parkinson’s groups and the media to come and see what Pedaling for PD is all about. So if you are in the Sarasota area this week, stop by the Evalyn Sadlier Jones YMCA…

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