YOGA CLASSES – starting March 9th 2023
Weekly yoga classes for people with Parkinson’s are due to start on March 9. They will be led by a highly experienced yoga instructor, Rebecca Khabiri. Rebecca teaches a blend of styles of yoga and has learnt to teach yoga therapeutically and is excellent at adapting classes according to need. She also can include Qigong which is a good method to improve co-ordination and helps people to relax.
Rebecca has taught classes for many years across Cambridgeshire.
Initially, there will be 12 sessions, each lasting an hour. They will take place at the David Rayner Building, starting at 2.00pm on Thursdays.
To book your place, contact Rebecca on:
There will be a maximum of around 14 participants, so if you are interested now is the time to sign up. Some of the cost is being borne by the branch. The first 4 lessons will be free of charge. Thereafter, the fee individuals will have to pay is just £5 per session.
The following activities are already happening in and around Cambridge, for people with Parkinson’s (PwP):
Active with Parkinson’s Cambs offers two weekly classes:
Tuesdays from 2-3pm and is based on the Parkinson’s warrior exercise regime. The first is held at St Mary’s Hall, Church Lane, Sawston on
Fridays from 2.30-3.30pm at The Pavilion, Mill Lane, Sawston and is Nordic Walking for PwP.
Both classes are led by Paul Goddard. Please contact Deb Liddington on 0774 332 email@example.com for further details. Classes cost £45/6 weeks.
The Branch hopes to offer the following supported class, starting sometime in 2023.
Aquatherapy (Swimming) for Parkinson’s
Exercising in water is one of the best ways to help maintain balance, strength, flexibility and general fitness, whilst also having some fun! The group is well equipped to ensure safe exercise, and the buoyancy effect of the water means that there is no risk of falling whilst exercising.