The Philip Shayman Parkinson’s Program Upcoming Events:


Fine Motor Skills & Handwriting Workshop with Cathy Daumen

Friday, September 3, 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/Meditation with Suzanne Chen

Friday, September 3, 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.

 

Support Groups (Virtual)

Patient Support Group, Friday, September 3, 12:00 PM

Care Partners Support Group, Friday, September 3, 1:30 PM

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Philip Shayman Parkinson’s Program: JUMP INTO FALL OPEN HOUSE (virtual)

Sunday, September 19, 2:30 PM

This Zoom event is open to everyone.  It will be fun and educational, with a special featured guest and news about an exciting new initiative, interactive games and activities, a demonstration of useful gadgets, music,  and a Parkinson’s Foundation presentation of helpful resources.  To register please send an email to pnina.levermore@jewishtampa.com

 

Philip Shayman Parkinson’s Program Lunch & Learn: Surgical Treatment Options for Parkinson’s Disease

Featuring Yarema Bezchlibnyk, MD, PhD, FRCSC, Co-Director, Movement Disorders Neuromodulation Center, USF Health

Wednesday, September 15, 12:00 PM

Exploring surgical options for Parkinson’s disease and how they compare, including deep brain stimulation and focused ultrasound.

 

Rock Steady Boxing

Monday, September 6 & 13, 11:00 AM / Jen Goldberg (Cohn + Virtual)

Tuesdays, September 14, 1:30 PM / Beth Maberry (BGF – in person only)

Wednesdays, September 8 & 15, 11:00 AM / Jen Shipherd (Cohn + Virtual)

Fridays, September 10 & 17, 1:30 PM / Beth Maberry (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.

 

Tremble Clefs Singing Group

Thursday, September 9 & Monday, September 13, 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.

 

Nia Class with Jen Goldberg

Tuesday, September 14, 11:00 AM (Cohn + Virtual)
A full body, mind and spirit fitness practice, leading to greater health and well-being.  Nia is designed to unleash your personal power through movement and music, integrating dance arts, healing arts and martial arts.  Nia enhances body awareness with focus on flexibility, agility, mobility, strength and stability.

 

Chair Yoga & Line Dance with Sarah Flook

Wednesdays, September 8 & 15, 2:00 PM (BGF + Virtual)

Promotes balance, coordination and mobility.  Move fluidly to the music as you learn fun choreographed dance steps.

 

Stretch & Strengthen

Monday, September 6 & 13, 1:30 PM (BGF + Virtual) with Sarah Flook

Thursdays, September 9, 2:00 PM (Cohn + Virtual) with Jen Shipherd

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: Travel Trivia, Word Find, Jeopardy, etc. with Vandan Kamath

Thursday, September 9, 10:30 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, September 10 & 17, 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/Meditation with Suzanne Chen

Fridays, September 10 & 17, 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.

Support Groups (Virtual) New Patient Support Group Monday, September 6, 10:00 AM Care Partner Support Group Newly Diagnosed, Monday, September 6, 11:15 AM Patient Support Group Newly Diagnosed, Monday, September 6, 12:30 PM Patient Support Group, Friday, September 10 & 17 3, 12:00 PM Care Partners Support Group, Friday, September 17, 1:30 PM

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

Parkinson’s Spring Fling

Stretch and Strengthen Introduction.

Rock Steady Boxing

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

Rock Steady Boxing Introduction.

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Tampa JCCs and Federation and USF Health invite you to

The Philip Shayman Parkinson’s Program | Jump Into Fall Open House

At The Bryan Glazer Family JCC

Sunday, September 19, 2021 | 2:30 – 4:00 PM

 

 

Join us to learn about all of the Parkinson’s resources that the Tampa JCCs and Federation has to offer in an inclusive and welcoming environment for Parkinson’s patients and their families.

 

Demonstrations | Food | Music | Interactive Games | Information

 

Parkinson’s resources at the Tampa JCCs and Federation:

Creative Art | Dance & Movement | Informational Talks | Nia | Rock Steady Boxing*

Social Mixers | Stretch & Strengthen | Support Groups | Tai Chi | Tremble Clefs and more

*Rock Steady Boxing classes are an affiliate program of Rock Steady Boxing, Inc.

 

This event is generously supported by a grant from the Parkinson’s Foundation.

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The Therapeutic Power of Art
Integrating Mental Health and the Visual Arts

 

A project of the Tampa JCCs & Federation Philip Shayman Parkinson’s Program
In partnership with the Tampa Museum of Art

October – December, 2021

 

Art Looking at TMA

Tuesdays | 2:00 – 3:30 PM

October 5 | November 2 | December 7

 

Art Making at JCC

Thursdays | 1:30 – 3:00 PM

October 7 | November 4 | December 9

 

Art Looking at TMA: Visits to the Museum to view and discuss the artwork with guidance from TMA facilitators.

 

Art Making at the JCC: Meet ups at the JCC on the Cohn Campus for art making sessions inspired by the artwork viewed at the Museum.  Sessions led by Museum educators and students from the University of Tampa.

 

The Tampa Museum of Art Connections integrates mental health and the visual arts.  During the Museum visit, TMA staff and student docents utilize guided looking techniques to inspire conversation and reflection amongst the participants. During the Art Making sessions at the JCC, TMA staff guide participants in activities that feature art-therapy informed projects.

 

For information and to register contact Pnina Levermore at 813.291.2253 or pnina.levermore@jewishtampa.com

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The Philip Shayman Parkinson’s Program Schedule

JCC on the Cohn Campus | 13009 Community Campus Drive Tampa, FL 33625

 

All activities are in-person plus virtual

Mondays

  • 10:30 AM - Rock Steady Boxing*
  • 3:00 PM - Tremble Clefs

Tuesdays

  • 10:30 AM – Nia

 

Wednesdays

  • 11:00 AM - Rock Steady Boxing*

 

Thursdays

  • 2:00 PM - Stretch & Strengthen

 

Fridays

  • 3:00 PM - Tai Chi

 

 

Bryan Glazer Family JCC | 522 N. Howard Avenue Tampa, FL 33606

 

All activities are in-person plus virtual

  • Mondays 1:30 PM - Stretch & Strengthen
  • Tuesdays 1:30 PM - Rock Steady Boxing*
  • Wednesdays 2:00 PM - Chair Yoga/Line Dance
  • Fridays 1:30 PM - Rock Steady Boxing*

Virtual Only

Mondays

  • 12:00 PM - Patient Support Group^
  • 1:30 PM - Care Partners Support Group^

Fridays

  • 10:30 AM - Fine Motor Skills & Handwriting Workshop
  • 12:00 PM - Patient Support Group^
  • 1:30 PM - Care Partners Support Group^

*Rock Steady Boxing classes are an affiliate program of Rock Steady Boxing, Inc.

^Support groups are biweekly; Patient Support Group on Fridays meets weekly

Enroll now for fitness classes or a support group specific to you.

 

To register or learn more about the program, please contact

Pnina Levermore at 813.291.2253 or pnina.levermore@jewishtampa.com .

 

For more information contact Pnina Levermore at pnina.levermore@jewishtampa.com