Non-contact boxing inspired classes can reverse, reduce and even delay the symptoms of PD.
Research is showing that there are ways in which people with Parkinson’s disease can enhance their quality of life and even build strength, flexibility and speed! By exercising with Rock Steady Boxing, you can fight your way out of the corner and start to feel and function better.
These classes have proven that anyone, at any level of Parkinson’s, can actually lessen their symptoms and lead a healthier and happier life.
Boxers condition for optimal agility, speed, muscular endurance, accuracy, balance, hand-eye coordination, footwork and overall strength to defend against and overcome opponents. At Rock Steady the opponent is Parkinson’s disease.
Parkinson’s causes a loss in many of the same elements that boxers condition to improve. And published medical research has shown that forced, intense exercise can reduce, reverse and delay Parkinson’s symptoms. We also know that a diversity of symptoms needs to be addressed simultaneously.
In comparison with other sports, boxing is one of the most physically demanding styles of training, according to a study conducted by ESPN and by people who have done it! But in addition to being an intense, diverse form of training, boxing is also an incredible stress reliever, confidence booster and FUN!
Would you or someone you know benefit from joining a Rock Steady Boxing Group? Join us on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:00 am – 12:00pm. Classes are taught by certified Rock Steady Boxing Coach, Amy. Each class focuses on overall fitness, strength training, reaction time, and balance. Contact Amy to set up an assessment.
Support Rock Steady
Rock Steady Boxing is able to help many people fighting PD because of generous donations from our community. If you would like to support this program please visit our Give Page and be sure to select Rock Steady Boxing.