PD Gladiators Fitness Network

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The PD Gladiators Fitness Network is comprised of  PD-specific exercise classes. All network instructors have received PD-specific training. As always, please consult with your physician before beginning any new exercise program.

Before attending a fitness class in-person or online, please tell us more about yourself. Once we receive your information, a Parkinson's Foundation volunteer will reach out to discuss your Parkinson's fitness options and to answer any questions that you might have. Click the link below to get started.

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Questions? Contact us today at Georgia@Parkinson.org / 770-450-0792.


Click here for a complete list of Parkinson's fitness classes, locations and instructor contact information.

PD Gladiators Fitness Network Classes Meeting In-person

  • (Alpharetta) Adaptive Line Dance is taught by Wendy Haggerty every Thursday at 10:00 a.m. at the Alpharetta Adult Activity Center (13450 Cogburn Rd, Alpharetta, GA 30004) and every Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. at the Preston Ridge Community Center, 3655 Preston Ridge Rd, Alpharetta. Drop-ins are welcome and classes are free. For more information, email Wendy.
  • (Atlanta) LDBF Boxing for Parkinson's classes are taught every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 1:30 p.m. at AFighter4Life Boxing and Fitness (1897-B Metropolitan Parkway Atlanta, GA 30315). For more information, please contact Maria Merritt at 404-477-4633. 
  • (Cumming) Parkinson’s Fab Fit & Fun is taught by Wendy Haggerty every Monday from 12:30 p.m. - 1:15 p.m at Fowler Park (4110 Carolene Way, Cumming, GA). For more information and to register click here or email Wendy Haggerty.
  • (Cumming) Dance for PD is taught by Eleanor and Rob Rogers at The Still Pointe Dance Studios every Tuesday from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. For more information and to register click here
  • (Holly Springs) Parkinson's Fitness Classes led by Kelly Sandt meet Monday through Thursday at 1 p.m. For more information, please click here.
  • (Gainesville) LDBF Boxing for Parkinson's in-person classes are also taking place at Full Throttle Fitness (843 Main St SW, Gainesville, GA 30501) every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. For more information, please click here.
  • (Newnan) Dance for PD at Southern Arc Dance (40 Greenway Court, Newnan, GA 30265) every Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. For more information, please click here.
  • (Sandy Springs)  The Center for Movement Challenges (CFMC)TM - headquarters for LDBF Boxing for Parkinsons - offers a variety of classes and services designed specifically for people with Parkinson’s disease.  Classes are taught Monday - Saturday and both in-person and virtual classes are available. Class types include boxing, optimizing exercise, yoga and meditation, and Speech. For more information about their programs and the new  Walter and Estelle Strauss Wellness Center, please visit https://www.cfmcexercisewellness.org/ or https://www.boxingforparkinsons.org.
  • (Throughout Metro Atlanta) Metro Atlanta YMCA branches have started hosting Parkinson's classes again, including Parkinson's Movement and Boxing! Click here for a list of participating branches and membership information.
  • (Throughout Metro Atlanta) Personal trainers who are specially trained to work with people who have Parkinson's. Click here for trainer information.
  • (Throughout Metro Atlanta) Private and semi-private in-home yoga therapy sessions. For more information, email Wendy.

PD Gladiators Fitness Network - ONLINE Classes

National Online Fitness Resources

We have compiled a thorough list of online fitness resources. Please call 770-450-0792 or email us at Georgia@Parkinson.org for help finding online programs that best fit your individual needs. Click here for a list of national organizations with free online fitness videos for people with Parkinson's disease.

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