Partners in Progress - Cycle

Partners in Progress - Cycle

Coming Soon to the York YMCA!

Progress Cycle is a 12-week indoor group cycle class for adults diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease.

Research conducted at the Cleveland Clinic showed a 35% reduction in symptoms by the simple act of pedaling a bicycle at a rapid pace – optimally, 80-90 revolutions per minute. While cycling is not a cure for Parkinson’s disease, there is compelling evidence to show that it does make a real difference for many who try it.

Classes are designed to

  • Empower people with Parkinson’s disease
  • Optimize participant physical function
  • Improve quality of life
  • Help delay the progression of symptoms
  • Support research dedicated to prevention and treatment of Parkinson’s disease

Who can participate?  Participants who:

  • Are diagnosed with Idiopathic Parkinson’s disease
  • Complete and provide a signed consent form and a medical clearance form
  • Agree to periodically monitor progress

Parkinson’s patients with the following medical conditions are not eligible for this program:

  • Cardiac or pulmonary disease
  • Uncontrolled diabetes mellitus
  • Uncontrolled hypertension or stroke
  • Dementia
  • Other medical conditions that make exercise dangerous.

Contact Kyle Almoney, Program Coordinator, for more information.  717-843-7884 x248  [email protected]

 

2021

York Branch YMCA
5/1/21 - 12/31/21
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Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
4/17/21 12/31/21 Online / Front Desk -$ 120.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
05/01/21 - 12/31/21
Tu,Th - 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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