Classes

Get to the Pointe

All members of Parkinson’s Pointe should attend a quick orientation prior to class. 

This allows us to meet you ahead of time and help you to choose the best classes for your particular needs. 

What are you waiting for?  Sign up for your orientation today by clicking the button below. 

Program Schedule

We have moved to a hybrid class schedule!  Teal classes are virtual, purple are in person, and orange are both. 

New Location for In Person Classes:

Center Stage Starz at 8150 S. University Blvd, Centennial

Class Descriptions

Dance for PD
Instructor: Robyn
How:  Virtual
Join us VIRTUALLY to move to the music and creatively get a workout. No dance training is required. Just a smile and willingness to let your body enjoy the rhythm.

Fit-boxing
Instructor: Alejandro
How: Virtual
Taking foundations to the next level! Challenge yourself with intense and complex movements that integrate boxing to promote agility, improve balance and gain strength.

Pilates/Barre for PD
Instructor: Bethany
How:  In-person at CenterStage Starz!
Utilizing the ballet bar we will strengthen, tone and increase core strength all to improve posture and balance for those with PD. This class is modified to address the unique needs of people with Parkinson’s and includes more extension exercises for posture. Although there are fundamentals to Pilates, each class will be creative, new and fun!

Strength and Balance
Instructor: Lisa
How:  In-person at CenterStage Starz!
Improve your confidence in your movement and improve your posture. This class focuses on strength training, different aspects of balance and dual tasking with your brain and body.

Tai Chi
Instructor: Allan
How:  In-person at CenterStage Starz!
A Chinese system of physical exercises, energy movement, and breath control to improve movement and mood. Learn the basics of a Tai Chi practice and begin to build strength, improve balance, and increase your flexibility. All levels are welcome at this class.

Virtual Yoga
Instructor: Shruti
How:  Virtual
An inspiring and invigorating practice with a very relaxing ending to class. Builds strength, challenges balance, develops flexibility, and promotes a sense of inner calm. This class is for everyone and VIRTUAL.

Yoga for All
Instructor: Shruti
How:  In-person at CenterStage Starz!
An inspiring and invigorating practice with a very relaxing ending to class. Builds strength, challenges balance, develops flexibility, and promotes a sense of inner calm. This class is for everyone.

Instructors

Alejandro Ayala: A certified personal trainer and boxing coach, who has been working with the PD community for over eight years. Alejandro’s insight into the needs of his boxers is intuitive and his humor appreciated. He serves as a senior instructor for our community.  

Robyn Gisbert: A doctor of physical therapy with 25 years of experience. She currently serves as Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado, Physical Therapy Program where she has taught since 2007. Much of her clinical work has focused on using music and dance with older adults and individuals who have neurological disorders.  She serves as a senior instructor for our community.

Bethany Laube: A certified personal trainer and certified STOTT Pilates instructor is a wellbeing enthusiast.  She has taught group fitness for over 15 years including strength and balance, Pilates, spin, and is a professional life coach.  She is excited to be a part of the PD community.  

Shruti Keskar: A certified yoga instructor, she has developed a passion for applying the art of yoga to those with movement limitations and PD.  She has been teaching in the Parkinson’s community for a couple years and is now working towards her advanced degree in yoga.  

Allan Marvin: A certified personal trainer and dedicated coach to all seniors.  Al has applied his love for Tai Chi, spinning, and strength and conditioning to our community. 

Please subscribe to our YouTube channel, where we host our educational events and classes in playlists by type.

Please use caution when exercising in your home.  Find a safe space with plenty of room to move.  Use a chair or counter top for support as needed.  Feel free to invite your family to join you or help you in maintaining your balance as needed.  Please note that you are exercising at your own risk and Parkinson’s Pointe is not responsible for any injury that may occur during the viewing of these virtual classes.

Thank you for joining us virtually!  We look forward to exercising with you. 

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