Pedaling 4 Parkinson’s

A Wellness Recovery Program

Research conducted at the Cleveland Clinic showed a 35% reduction in Parkinson’s patient symptoms by the simple act of pedaling a bicycle at a rapid pace – optimally 80-90 revolution per minute. Pedaling is not a cure for Parkinson’s disease and should not be touted as such, but there is compelling evidence to show that it does make a real difference for many.

If you are interested in finding out more about Pedaling 4 Parkinson’s or would like to participate, please fill out this interest form or contact one of our branches: Easley YMCAPickens YMCAPowdersville YMCA.

Session Dates, Cost and Location

YMCA Members: Free
2021 Dates TBA

To Register

Tyra Balcombe, Wellness Director, at the Pickens YMCA at 878-8380
Paulo Passini, Wellness Director, at the Powdersville YMCA at 625-2066
Dennis Loftis, Wellness Director, at the Easley YMCA at 343-6840

A Medical Release Form must be received in order to finalize registration.

One-on-one consultation & assessment with Wellness Coach          
Classes meet a minimum of twice per week for 1 hour
Each session lasts a minimum of 6 weeks
Classes led by Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery trained instructors
Fun, supportive environment

Adults who have been diagnosed with Idiopathic Parkinson’s Disease
Must have a signed medical release form
Must be a member of the YMCA of Easley, Pickens & Powdersville
     (Financial assistance for membership is available)