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8-Week Mindfulness & Compassion Course For People with Parkinson’s

Monday, Feb 7, 2022 11:30 am

This program will meet once a week for eight consecutive weeks on Mondays

February 7 - March 28, 2022

11:30 am - 1:00 pm ET

You must pre-register. To register, click here Register here! (this link takes them directly to the reg. form).

Once you register, you will receive an e-mail with the correct Zoom link and log-in information to access the program. 

Mindfulness Training will begin on Monday, Feb. 7 at 11:30 am and will run for 8 consecutive Mondays through, March 28, 2022.


·     Improves stress resilience

·     Increases confidence and self-acceptance

·     Enhances sleep, focus, and attention

You will learn:

·     What Mindfulness & Self-Compassion Are

·     How perception shapes our experience

·     Mindfulness tools to work with stress & anxiety

·     Self-compassion for difficult emotions

·     To cultivate positive emotions

·     Several formal practices including:

·     Sitting meditation

·     Mindful Yoga

·     Supportive Touch & Self-Compassion


Dr. Barbara A. Pickut, MD, MPH, RYT 200

Neurologist, MSU Health Care, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Instructor

Dr. Pickut is an Associate Professor of Neurology, serving people with Movement and Memory challenges. She is a certified instructor in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and Yoga. She has been working with People with Parkinson's and mindfulness training for over 10 years.

Carol Hendershot, E-RYT500

Certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Instructor

Co-Founder & Owner, Grand Rapids Center for Mindfulness

Carol has been teaching Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) since 2008 and has led hundreds of students through the program. She has completed extensive training through The Center for Mindfulness at the UMass Medical School, UCSD Center for Mindfulness, and the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion.

For more information visit: www.parkinsonsmi.org

Grand Rapids: Adaptive Yoga for People with Parkinson's

Monday, Feb 7, 2022 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Class meets Every Monday from 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Beginning May 6th
People with PD have been shown to respond favorably to the practice of Yoga. This class is suitable for people with PD as well as their caregivers. While yoga cannot reverse PD, it can ease symptoms by improving core strength, flexibility, and balance. Yoga will also decreases stress and bring calm to a busy mind, allowing for deeper relaxation.
Katherine Florentine, ERYT500, has been practicing & teaching yoga for over 20 years. She studies therapeutic applications of Yoga with internationally recognized teachers, and offers classes and workshops nationally and in Australia.
Cascade Yoga Studio
5060 Cascade Rd, SE, Suite G
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Contact Katherine at (616) 464-1610 or email: katherine.florentine@gmail.com
Suggested donation: $5

Washtenaw County - Ann Arbor Adaptive Exercise Class

Monday, Feb 7, 2022 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Washtenaw County - Ann Arbor Adaptive Exercise Class
Mondays @ 4:00 pm
Bob Leffler (734) 276-9988
Zoom Class – Call for Details