Pedaling a bicycle at a rapid pace may change the life of someone living with Parkinson’s disease. Research conducted at the Cleveland Clinic found that patients can experience a 35 percent reduction in symptoms by riding an indoor, stationary bicycle for one hour three days a week. While cycling is not a cure for Parkinson’s disease, there is compelling evidence to show that it does make a real difference for many who try it. Classes are designed to empower participants by optimizing their physical function, improving their gait, balance, speech, handwriting, and overall endurance, and helping to delay the progression of symptoms.
Join the Morris Community YMCA and Morris Hospital and Healthcare Centers for this free Pilot Program!
Classes will meet on Mondays, Wednesday, and Fridays
August 30-October 1*
*There will be no class on Monday, September 6 due to the Labor Day holiday.
October 4-November 5
109 E. Jefferson Street
Morris, IL 60450 (Former site of LivFit)
Classes offered as part of this Pilot Program are FREE and open to the community. Class participants must receive clearance to participate from their doctor prior to class participation.
To learn more, please contact the Morris Community YMCA at (815) 513-8080.