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Get moving


Exercise is essential to maintaining balance, mobility and activities of daily living. Making exercise a top priority puts you on the right track for managing your Parkinson's.

Options for Exercise During COVID Restrictions

These local individuals lead classes, but each has a different setup and some may work with clients privately so contact them for details.  All are familiar with the movement challenges of Parkinson's.

Mindy Caplan



Classes: Movement and Balance, Yoga, also possibe Chair Yoga if there's sufficient interest. Let Mindy know.

Melody Madrid

505 328-9089



Classes: Tai Chi, for Balance, Strength and Balance

Linda Ozier



Classes: Yoga, Parkinson's Wellness Recovery, and soon

Tai Chi

Other options

Click here for an extensive list of online exercise classes and live virtual classes for a wide range of abilities from all over the country and some foreign countries. Almost all are oriented to PD.

Before starting an online class, check out our Safety Tips for Online Exercise Classes plus links to some favorites websites.





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Parkinson's can put up lots of road blocks making exercise seem impossible. Yet exercise helps overcome many of these obstacles:

  • Fatigue

  • Pain

  • Apathy

  • Depression

  • Social isolation

  • Anxiety

  • Limited mobility

  • Stiffness

  • Feeling Bloated

  • Poor organizational skills

  • Slowness

  • Loneliness


Exercise is a win-win.

  • Exercise makes you feel better.

  • Feeling better makes exercise more achievable.

Get on your feet
Get up and make it happen
Get on your feet
Stand up and take some action

--Gloria Estefan