The Philip Shayman Parkinson’s Program Upcoming Events:

Rock Steady Boxing

Tuesdays, 1:30 PM / Emily Rzonca (BGF – in person only)

Wednesdays, 10:00 AM / Raeann Wright (Virtual)

Wednesdays, 11:00 AM / Raeann Wright (Cohn – in person only)

Fridays, 1:30 PM / Sarah Flook (BGF – in person only)

A fun activity that focuses on building strength in the core.  Rock Steady Boxing conditions for agility, speed, endurance, hand-eye coordination.


Let’s Move with Jerry Simon

Mondays, 11:00 AM / Jerry Simon (Cohn + Virtual)

Just the right amount of challenge with weights, bands, and stretching


Tremble Clefs Singing Group

Mondays, 3:00 PM (Cohn + Virtual)

Addresses voice projection, breathing and posture.  Tremble Clefs is voice therapy and mutual social support through singing, performance and the power of making music together.


Thoughtful Breathing & Meditation with Linda Klug

Tuesdays, 2:30 PM (BGF + Virtual) Introduction to breath awareness techniques and mindful meditation to reduce stress and encourage relaxation.


Zumba Gold with Maria Montero

Tuesdays, 2:30 PM (Cohn – in person only)

This energetic form of dance has been modified specifically for Parkinson’s to help improve gait, coordination, and mobility.  The session will cover Parkinson’s-specific movement elements using a wide variety of dance styles, including salsa, tango, cumbia, mambo, rumba.


Cardio Drumming with Michelle Hubbard

Wednesdays, 2:00 PM (BGF + Virtual)

Cardio Drumming is a fun exercise program where participants exercise to music using drumsticks (or pool noodles) to challenge their cardiovascular system as well as their neurological system by learning sequences to engage their brains.


Stretch & Strengthen

Mondays, 1:30 PM (BGF + Virtual) with Sarah Flook

Thursdays, 2:00 PM (Cohn + Virtual) with Theresa Martinez

This class addresses flexibility and neuromotor functions such as balance and gait, coordination, and agility.  The class encourages muscular strength and muscular endurance.  It is designed to enhance physical and mental balance and coordination.


Brain Games: Jeopardy, Word Find, etc.

Thursdays, 11:30 AM (Virtual)

A fun morning of games and puzzles to engage the brain and sharpen the mind.


Fine Motor Skills & Handwriting Workshop with Cathy Daumen

Fridays, 10:30 AM (Virtual)

Helps reinforce the brain signals to improve eye and hand coordination.  This is a 3-step approach: exercising the large arm/hand muscles, working with the fine motor skills, and exercises to improve handwriting.  All 3 areas need to work together for success.


Tai Chi with Suzanne Chen

Fridays, 2:15 PM (Cohn + Virtual)

Tai Chi has been shown to be one of the most effective exercises for improving balance in patients with Parkinson’s disease by using gentle, flowing movements with the breath to improve balance, strength, flexibility, coordination, and motor control.  Tai Chi calms all the systems of the body, targeting the nervous system, which helps relieve stress, anxiety and depression.


Philip Shayman Parkinson’s Program Introduction. Learn more about who we are and what we offer.

Stretch and Strengthen Introduction.

Parkinson’s Spring Fling

Rock Steady Boxing Introduction.

Rock Steady Boxing

Rock Steady Boxing Coach Beth Maberry and Wingman Sam Scaff lead the workout

Rock Steady Boxing

Tai Chi for Parkinson’s

Rock Steady Boxing



For more information contact Pnina Levermore at