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Hand & Dexterity Exercise Series

Join physiotherapist, Shelly Yu, for an exercise series focused on hand and dexterity challenges associated with Parkinson's disease. After the success of our Hand & Dexterity Exercise Series this summer, Parkinson Society BC is proud to bring back this exercise program for a second round! Those who joined us in July are welcome and encouraged to participate again — the benefits of exercise are best revealed when done as an ongoing practice.

Exercises in this series will target upper extremity movement, hand dexterity, grip strength, hand-finger coordination, and overall arm function. As this is a hand and dexterity class, all exercises will be done in a seated position — ideally in a chair without armrests.

Equipment needed for this exercise series includes:

  • A small tea or kitchen towel
  • A small cushion/pillow
  • A small elastic band or hair tie

We welcome all individuals with Parkinson's to this webinar as well as their spouses and/or carepartners, as they may benefit from learning more about the disease to assist in supporting their loved one.

Registration for this exercise series will close on Tuesday, January 12.

Dates: Thursdays, January 14, 21, 28, February 4, 11, & 18
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
Capacity: 500
Cost: Free

 

Please note: In the "Participant Information" section of this event registration form, you will be asked for your "Registration Type". The information collected here will provide a better understanding of the Parkinson's communities in which we serve, as well as improve our advocacy efforts on behalf of those living with Parkinson's disease. If you have any concerns with regard to the collection of this information, please contact us.

Important: Instructions on how to access the webinar will be sent in an email approximately 24 hours before the webinar's start time.

Parkinson Society British Columbia | 600-890 West Pender Street | Vancouver, BC Canada V6C 1J9