Tag Archives: Parkinson’s Disease

How Yoga Helps People with Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson's disease Yoga Class

Elizabeth Burd is a Parkinson’s Superstar. Seriously. During Parkinson’s Awareness month in 2012, the National Parkinson’s Foundation honored people from around the country, including Elizabeth, who make a difference in the Parkinson’s community. Elizabeth makes a difference because she developed and teaches a yoga program for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD). She’s a certified personal trainer and a certified […]

The Benefits of Exercise for People with Parkinson’s Disease

A leading Parkinson’s disease specialist at Mayo Clinic says there is increasing evidence that ongoing vigorous exercise may slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease. If you’re not familiar with Parkinson’s disease, it’s a chronic and progressive movement disorder that affects about one million people in this country. According to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, the cause is […]