Movement

exercise womenA goal-directed exercise program is the single most important factor in the health and well-being of people with Parkinson’s. Decades of scientific study and countless personal experiences confirm that exercise quiets the emotional and physical symptoms of Parkinson’s. Exercise has considerable benefits for the well-being of care partners too.

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See below for a comprehensive list of classes held throughout the county for people with Parkinson’s.


 

Classes, gym equipment and support groups for people with Parkinson’s and their care partners are available – all under one roof – and some at a discount, at three Wellness Centers:

 

La Jolla – Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine
10820 N. Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037
858.880.2699
paterniti@san.rr.com

Mission Valley – YMCA
5505 Friars Road
San Diego, CA 92110
619.298.3576

San Diego – Personally Fit
16680 W Bernardo Drive
San Diego, CA 92127
858.485.6706
www.personallyfitonline.com/

Personally Fit offers Parkinson’s-specific machines, classes and Rock Steady Boxing


Parkinson’s-friendly Exercise Facilities – San Diego County

Alpine
Alpine Community Center
Membership Fees Apply
Class times vary
1830 Alpine Boulevard
Alpine, CA 92020
619.445.7330
www.alpinecommunitycenter.com
Exercise classes include Yoga, “Matt’s Fit and Sit” and Jazzercise



Cardiff by the Sea
Exercise Class for Parkinson’s
Fees May Apply
Tuesdays and Thursdays:  11:00am – 12:00pm
Encinitas Elks Lodge
1393 Windsor Road
Cardiff by the Sea, CA 92007
760.753.2243
General exercise class tailored specifically to the needs of the Parkinson’s community.



Carlsbad
Carlsbad Senior Center
Fees Apply to Some Classes
799 Pine Avenue
Carlsbad, CA 91977
760.602.4650
Variety of classes offered including Yoga, Better Balance, PiYo (Pilates and Yoga) and Zumba



Carlsbad – Parkinson’s Association Wellness Center
Tri-City Medical Center Wellness Center
Membership Required (support groups excepted) – Membership discount for people with Parkinson’s and their care partners
6250 El Camino Real
Carlsbad, CA 92009
contactus@parkinsonsassociation.org
Full gym and cardio; indoor running/walking track; swimming pool, spa; variety of classes offered for people with Parkinson’s



Carmel Valley
Pukka Pilates & Physical Therapy
7805 Highlands Village Pl., Ste. G101
San Diego, CA 92129
858.360.9900
Pilates for PD



Chula Vista
Feeling Fit Club!
FREE
Tuesdays and Thursdays:  1:00pm – 2:00pm
Chula Vista Women’s Club
357 G Street
Chula Vista, CA 91910
Vickie Velasco – 619.691.5083
Improve your balance, strength, flexibility and have FUN. All Levels are welcome.   Age 60+ only.



Chula Vista
Norman Park Senior Center
Fees Apply to Some Classes
270 F Street
Chula Vista CA 91950
619.691.5086
Click Here for More Information
Norman Park Senior Center offers a large number of exercise classes refer to their seniors newsletter for class times and cost



Chula Vista
Feeling Fit Club!
FREE
Tuesdays and Thursdays:  12:30pm – 1:30pm
Villa Serena
1231 Medical Center Drive
Chula Vista, CA 91911
Russell Rowe – 619.934.8001
Click Here for More Information
Improve your balance, strength, flexibility and have FUN. All Levels are welcome.  Age 60+ only.



Clairemont
Livewell San Diego
Fees Apply to Some Classes
Class Times Vary
4425 Bannock Avenue
San Diego, CA 92117
858.483.5100
Variety of classes are offered including Feeling Fit (strength, balance and flexibility), Tai Chi, and Walking Workout



Clairemont
Being-Fit Fitness Center – Silver Sneaker Program
Membership Required – $19 – $25 per month
Monday, Wednesday and Fridays:  10:00am – 10:55am and 11:00am – 11:55am
4971 Clairemont Drive
San Diego, CA 92117
858.483.9294
www.beingfit.net
Exercises for seniors that aims to build strength, range of movement and activity for the daily living skills. Classes are presented in a circuit format with alternating resistance tool work and aerobic conditioning choreography.



El Cajon
Feeling Fit Club!
FREE
Mondays and Wednesdays:  10:00am – 11:00am
El Cajon Salvation Army
1011 East Main Street
El Cajon, CA 92021
Daphne Miller – 619.440.4683
Click Here for More Information
Improve your balance, strength, flexibility and have FUN. All Levels are welcome.
Age 60+ only.



El Cajon
Feeling Fit Club!
FREE
Mondays and Wednesdays:  8.30am – 9.30am
Rancho San Diego Branch Library
11555 Via Rancho
San Diego, CA 92019
Daphne Miller – 619.660.5370
Improve your balance, strength, flexibility and have FUN. All Levels are welcome.
Age 60+ only.



East County
East County YMCA
Joining Fee and Monthly Membership Fee required
John A. Davis Family YMCA
8881 Dallas Street
La Mesa, CA 91942
619.464.9622
www.eastcounty.ymca.org/
John A. Davis Family YMCA has a large variety of classes from Yoga to Tai Chi, they offer classes at a variety of locations.



Encinitas
San Dieguito Adult School
Fees Apply
Class times vary and usually run over 9-10 weeks
710 Encinitas Boulevard
Encinitas, CA 92024
760.753.7073 ext. 5102
www.sdadulted.com
A variety of classes offered including Qigong, Tai Chi, Yoga for 55+. Classes held in a variety of locations including Community Centers, high schools, and churches


Encinitas

Dance for Parkinson’s
Free
Contact Dance Artist Cheryl McIlhon
248.755.7431
PDdanceSD@gmail.com


 

Encinitas
Encinitas Seniors Center
Class Prices Vary
1140 Oak Crest Drive
Encinitas, CA 92024
760.943.2250
www.encinitasca.gov
Click Here for Class Schedule
Variety of classes offered including Yoga, Chair Yoga, Zumba and Qi Gong



Encinitas
24 Hour Fitness – SilverSneakers
Membership Required – prices range from $30-$35 per month
Mondays and Wednesdays: 1:00pm
455 Santa Fe Drive
Encinitas, CA 92024
760.634.2760
Click Here for More Information
Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a SilverSneakers ball are offered for resistance. A chair is used for seated and/or standing support.



Escondido

Feeling Fit Club!
FREE
Mondays:  9:00am – 10:00am and 10:00am – 11:00am
Wednesdays:  9:00am – 10:00am and 10:00am – 11:00am
Senior Center at Park Avenue Community Center
The Auditorium Escondido
210 Park Avenue
Escondido, CA 92025
Helena Isbell – 760.839.4688
Improve your balance, strength, flexibility and have FUN. All Levels are welcome.
Age 60+ only.



Escondido
Escondido Joslyn Senior Center
Fees May Apply
210 East Park Avenue
Escondido CA 92025
Oasis – 760.796.6020
As well as Feeling Fit Club the Joslyn Senior Center offers Tai Chi, Yoga, Zumba, Line dancing and chair fitness. Refer to their newsletter for class timetables



Fallbrook
Fallbrook Community Center
Fees Apply
341 Heald Lane
Fallbrook, CA 92020
760.760.1671
Gentle exercise classes and Yoga Classes



Fallbrook
Fallbrook Senior Center
Membership $15 Per Year
210 Heald Lane
Fallbrook, CA 92020
760.728.4498
www.fallbrookseniorcenter.com
Offers senior exercise classes



Lakeside
Lakeside Community Center
Fees Apply to Some Classes
9841 Vine Street
Lakeside, CA 92040
619.443.9176
Click Here for More Information
Programs include Yoga, Tai Chi, Senior Chair exercises and Line Dancing



La Jolla – Parkinson’s Association Wellness Center
Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine
Registration Fee Required – discount for people with Parkinson’s and their care partners
10820 N. Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037
858.880.2699
contact@MindsInMotionSanDiego.org
Full gym; variety of classes offered for people with Parkinson’s
Support group meetings on 1st and 3rd Fridays each month (3:00pm)


 
La Jolla
La Jolla Community Center
Membership Fee – Individual 1 year $120
Times vary depending on the class, refer to calendar for details
6811 La Jolla Boulevard
La Jolla, CA 9203
858.459.0831
www.ljcommunitycenter.org
Classes include Silver Age Yoga, Line Dancing, Balance Class and Qi Gong-Style Tai Chi



La Jolla
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
Class Prices Vary
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037
858.457.3030
www.lfjcc.org/
Classes include Balancing Act, Tai Chi, Aerobics, Feldenkrais, Water Aerobics, and Core and Balance



La Mesa
La Mesa Adult Enrichment Center
Registration Fee Required
8450 La Mesa Boulevard
La Mesa, CA 91941
619.463.6611
www.cityoflamesa.com
Variety of classes offered Tai Chi, Yoga and Yogalates



Lemon Grove
Feeling Fit Club!
FREE
Mondays and Wednesdays:  8:30am – 9:30am and 9.45am – 10.30am
Lemon Grove Senior Center
8235 Mount Vernon Street
Lemon Grove, CA 91945
Sandra McDonald – 619.337.1425
Improve your balance, strength, flexibility and have FUN. All Levels are welcome.
Age 60+ only.


 
Mira Mesa
Being-Fit Fitness Center- SilverSneakers
Membership Fee Required
Mondays:  Yoga 10:30am – 11:30am
Tuesdays:  Yoga 12:00am – 1:00pm
Thursdays:  Classic 12:00pm –1:00pm
8292 Mira Mesa Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92126
858.549.3456
www.beingfitfitnesscenters.com

 SilverSneakers Classic
Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement, and activity for daily living skills. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a ball are offered for resistance; a chair is used for seated and/or standing support.

 SilverSneakers Yoga
YogaStretch will move your whole body through a complete series of seated and standing Yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of postures designed to increase flexibility, balance, and range of motion. Restorative breathing exercises and a final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity.



National City
Feeling Fit Club!
FREE
Tuesdays and Thursdays:  9:00am – 10:00am
The Kimball Senior Center
1221 D Avenue
National City, CA 91950
Russell Rowe – 619.336.6760
Improve your balance, strength, flexibility and have FUN. All Levels are welcome.
Age 60+ only.



National City
Feeling Fit Club!
FREE
Tuesdays and Thursdays:  9:30am – 10:30am
Summercrest
2615 Plaza Boulevard
National City, CA 91950
Daphne Miller – 619.475.2080
Improve your balance, strength, flexibility and have FUN. All Levels are welcome.
Age 60+ only.



Oceanside
Feeling Fit Club!
FREE
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays:  9:00am – 10:00am
Oceanside Presbyterian Church
2001 S. El Camino Real
Oceanside, CA 92054
Gretchen Vurbeff – 760.757.3560
Improve your balance, strength, flexibility and have FUN. All Levels are welcome.
Age 60+ only.



Oceanside
Exercise Class for Parkinson’s
FREE
Fridays:  11:00am – 12:00pm
Tri-City Hospital
Assembly Room 1
4002 Vista Way
Oceanside, CA 92056
760.724.8411


 
Poway
Feeling Fit Club!
FREE
Mondays and Wednesdays:  10:00am – 11:00am and 10:00am – 11:00am
North County Inland Senior Center
A Program of Jewish Family Service
15905 Pomerado Road
Poway CA 92064
Nancy Herman – 858.674.1123
Improve your balance, strength, flexibility and have FUN. All Levels are welcome.
Age 60+ only.



Poway
Feeling Fit Club!
FREE
Mondays and Thursdays:  10:00am – 11:00am
Poway Senior Center
13094 Civic Center Drive
Poway CA 92064
Chris Heslin (Mondays) Patricia Frisby (Thursdays) – 858.748.6094
Improve your balance, strength, flexibility and have FUN.  All Levels are welcome.
Age 60+ only.



Poway
Poway Adult School
Fees Apply
Classes offered every quarter – next quarter starts in January
Poway Adult School
13230 Evening Creek Drive #220
San Diego, CA 92128
858.668.4024
www.powayusd.com/pusdctae/
Variety of classes such as Gentle Yoga, Stability Ball, Healing Qigong and Tai Chi taught at elementary and high school locations in and around Poway. Class fees and duration vary check class timetables


 
Poway
Poway Senior Center
Fees Apply to Some Classes

Line Dancing
Fridays: 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Wednesdays: 1:30pm – 3:30pm (not held on the 3rd Wednesday)

Therapeutic Yoga
Tuesdays: 8:30am – 9:30am

Tai Chi (Bill Bond Room 3) – Cost: $5
Mondays: 9:00am – 10:00am
Cielo Demish – 858.487.4484

Silver Age Yoga (Activity Rooms 1and 2) – Donation
Fridays: 9:30am – 10:30am
Helena Bray – 858.271.9125

13094 Civic Center Drive
Poway, CA 92064
858.748.6094
www.powayseniorcenter.org



Ramona
Ramona Senior Center
Fees May Apply

Exercise Class – Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays:  9:00am
Walking Group –   Tuesdays:  8:00am
Yoga – Tuesdays: 9:00am

434 Aqua Lane
Ramona, CA 92065
760.789.0440
www.ramonaseniorcenter.com/



Rancho San Diego
Feeling Fit Club!
FREE
Mondays and Wednesdays:  8:30am – 9:30am
Rancho San Diego Branch Library
11555 Via Rancho
San Diego, CA 92019
858.495.5500 ext. 3
Improve your balance, strength, flexibility and have FUN.  All Levels are welcome.
Age 60+ only.



San Diego – *Parkinson’s Association Wellness Center*
Personally Fit
Discount for people with Parkinson’s and their care partners
16680 W Bernardo Drive
San Diego, CA 92127
858.485.6706
www.personallyfitonline.com/
Full gym, including specialized equipment for people with Parkinson’s; variety of classes for people with Parkinson’s;
Support group meetings on ­­­­­­­­­1st Tuesday each month (3:00pm)



San Diego
Feeling Fit Club!
FREE

Tuesdays:  9:30am – 10:30am
Wednesdays: 1:30pm – 2:30pm
Thursdays: 9:30am – 11:00am

Bayside Community Center
2202 Comstock
San Diego, CA 92111
Patricia Frisby (Tue andWed) Mary Burns Prine (Thurs) – 858.278.0771
Click Here for 2015 Schedule of Classes
Improve your balance, strength, flexibility and have FUN. All Levels are welcome.
Age 60+ only



San Diego
Feeling Fit Club!
FREE
Tuesdays and Thursdays:  11:00am – 12:00pm
Logan Heights Library
567 South 28th Street
San Diego, CA 92113
Linda Cohen – 619.263.2108
Improve your balance, strength, flexibility and have FUN. All Levels are welcome.
Age 60+ only



San Diego
Feeling Fit Club!
FREE
Tuesdays and Thursdays:  11:00am – 12:00pm
Neighborhood House Senior Center
795 South Boundary Street
San Diego, CA 92113
Vickie Velasco – 619.263.2108
Improve your balance, strength, flexibility and have FUN. All Levels are welcome.
Age 60+ only



San Diego
Feeling Fit Club!
FREE
Mondays and Wednesdays:  11:00am – 12:00pm
Sons and Daughters of Guam Club
334 Willie James Jones Avenue
San Diego, CA 92102
Tracey Wilson – 619.502.0929
Improve your balance, strength, flexibility and have FUN. All Levels are welcome.
Age 60+ only



San Diego
Feeling Fit Club!
FREE
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays:  8:00am – 9:00am and 9:30am – 10:30am
St. Charles Nutrition
945 18th Street
San Diego, CA 92154
Anna Solis – 619.423.0242
Improve your balance, strength, flexibility and have FUN. All Levels are welcome.
Age 60+ only



San Diego
Feeling Fit Club!
FREE
Mondays and Wednesdays:  2:00pm – 3:00pm
St. Stephan’s Retirement Community
5625 Imperial Avenue
San Diego, CA 92114
Herb Argrow – 619.264.1997
Improve your balance, strength, flexibility and have FUN. All Levels are welcome.
Age 60+ only



San Diego
Feeling Fit Club!
FREE
Mondays and Wednesdays:  9:30am – 10:30am
The San Diego LGBT Community Center
3909 Center Street
San Diego, CA 92103
Katie Thralls – 619.692.2077
Improve your balance, strength, flexibility and have FUN. All Levels are welcome.
Age 60+ only



San Diego
Feeling Fit Club!
FREE

Mondays: 9:00am – 10:00am and 10:15am – 11:15am
Wednesdays: 9:00am – 10:00am and 10:15am – 11:15am
Fridays: 9:00am – 10:00am and 10:15am – 11:15am

Gary and Mary West Senior Wellness Center
1525 4th Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
Patricia Frisby – 619.235.6538 ext. 2
Improve your balance, strength, flexibility and have FUN. All Levels are welcome.
Age 60+ only.  Please arrive to first class early to sign up. It is recommended to choose 10:15am classes, as earlier classes are usually full.



San Diego
Feeling Fit Club!
FREE

Mondays and Wednesdays: 12:45pm – 1:45pm
Fridays: 10:30am – 11:30am

George L. Stevens Senior Center
570 South 65th Street
San Diego, CA 92114
Herb Argrow – 619.266.2066
Improve your balance, strength, flexibility and have FUN. All Levels are welcome.
Age 60+ only



San Diego (SDSU)
Feeling Fit Club!
FREE
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays:  10:00am – 11:15am
College Avenue Senior Center
A Program of Jewish Family Services
4855 College Avenue
San Diego, CA 92115
Kara Anderson – 619.583.3300
Improve your balance, strength, flexibility and have FUN. All Levels are welcome.
Age 60+ only


 
San Diego
Silver Age Yoga
FREE
Multiple Locations, Dates and Times
Click Here for a Directory
Silver Age Yoga Community Outreach provides free yoga classes at various senior centers and other locations. Currently the majority are located in San Diego County.



San Diego
Fourth District Senior Resource Center
FREE (donations are encouraged)

Sit and Stand Yoga – Tuesdays: 3:00pm – 4:00pm and Thursdays: 11:15am – 12:15pm
Strength Training and Exercise – Fridays: 10:30am – 11:30am

570 South 65th Street
San Diego, CA 92114
619.266.2066



San Diego
University City Senior Center
Membership and Class Fees Apply
Center is open Tuesday – Thursday from 10:00am – 2:00pm – Class times vary
9001 Towne Center Drive
San Diego, CA 92112
858.637.3000
Click Here for More Information
Fun and upbeat classes include Chair and Dance Exercise and Yoga for Older Adults.



San Marcos
San Marcos Senior Center
Fees Apply to Some Classes

Positively Fit – $36 a month
Mondays and Fridays:  8:30am – 9:30am and 9:45am – 10:45am
Wednesdays:  8.30am – 9.30am

Cardio and Strength – $3 per class
Monday – Friday:  10:00am – 11:00am

Tai Chi- $25 a month
Mondays (At Grandon Village):  1:00pm – 2:10pm
Wednesdays and Saturdays:  10:00am – 11:10am

Yoga
Tuesdays and Thursdays:  8:00am – 9:00am and 9:00am – 10:00am

111 Richmar Avenue
San Marcos, CA 92069
760.744.5535
www.ci.san-marcos.ca.us/index.aspx?page=189
More classes are available including Tap and Line Dance. Please check the newsletter for more details



Santee
Feeling Fit Club!
FREE
Mondays and Wednesdays:  10:30am – 11:30am
Carlton Hills Evangelical Lutheran Church
9735 Halberns Boulevard
Santee, CA 92071
Daphne Miller – 619.448.1888
Click Here for 2015 Schedule of Classes
Improve your balance, strength, flexibility and have FUN. All Levels are welcome.
Age 60+ only



Scripps Ranch
Pukka Pilates & Physical Therapy

12030 Scripps Summit Dr., Ste. E
San Diego, CA 92131
858.271.8800
Pilates for PD



Solana Beach
Feeling Fit Club!
FREE
Mondays and Wednesdays:  9:00am – 10:00am
Solana Beach Community Senior Center at Solana Beach Presbyterian Church
120 Stevens Avenue
Solana Beach, CA 92075
Sue Grant – 858.509.2580 ext. 1217
Improve your balance, strength, flexibility and have FUN. All Levels are welcome.
Age 60+ only.  First timers arrive early to sign paperwork.



Spring Valley
Spring Valley Community Center
Some Classes Are Free
8735 Jamacha Boulevard
Spring Valley, CA 91977
619.479.1832
Classes include core conditioning for seniors



Vista
Feeling Fit Club!
FREE
Mondays and Thursdays:  8:45am – 9:45am
Vista Library
700 Eucalyptus Avenue
Vista, CA 92084
Vickie Velasco – 760.643.5100
Click Here for 2015 Schedule of Classes
Improve your balance, strength, flexibility and have FUN. All Levels are welcome.
Age 60+ only



Vista
Vista McClennan Senior Center
Fees May Apply
Brengle Terrace Park
1400 Vale Terrace Drive
Vista CA 92084
760.639.6160
www.ci.vista.ca.us/residents/senior-services
Offers a wide variety of classes.  Please refer to the newsletter for class times.



Work out at home
Feeling Fit Club – TV
FREE
Monday – Friday:  8:00am and 1:00pm (Duration 1 hour)

IN HOME
Cox: Ch. 19 or 24
Time Warner: Ch. 85
Universe: Ch. 99 and scroll
858.495.5500 ext. 3
Improve your balance, strength, flexibility and have FUN. All Levels are welcome.
Age 60+



Work out at home
Older wiser at Home DVD
$19.90
www.olderwiserworkout.com
The Older, Wiser and Wonderful Workout, Level 1 and Level 2, is an exciting, all-new video which is based entirely on the sound principles of Applied Functional Science. Every exercise and stretch is done in the three different directions (sideways, forward and back, and rotating) that we move in during our everyday life. The two different workouts (Level 1 and Level 2) allow you to safely progress at your own pace.



Work out at home
Silver Age Yoga
FREE
Monday – Friday:  9:00am and 2:00pm

IN HOME
Cox: Ch. 24 in the south country, Ch. 24 in the north
Time Warner: Ch. 24 or Digital: 124
AT&T: Ch. 99
Click here for the CTN Public Access Channel
Gentle at-home Yoga program for people over 50



Work out at home
Reneu Health
Post Office Box 12817
San Diego, CA 92112
Mark Christopher Corpuz – 619.263.0239
chriscorpuz@reneu-health.com
Provides in-home exercise programs administered by skilled professionals.
Focuses on muscle weakness, posture and balance.