Classes & Activities
All members and care partners are welcome to join our weekly programming!
There is no cost for discussion groups, classes, activities and most exercise programs offered through the BPA. This is possible due to the generosity of our donors. I hope you will join us soon for one of these opportunties!
Questions? Email BPA Executive Director, Laura Soldato
Join Our Classes and Events
Power for PD
Mondays at 1 pm | Crestwood Christian Church
Power for PD is a group exercise class that combines aerobic and physical therapy exercises together for a great workout! Care Partners are welcome in this class.
Crestwood Christian Church Gymnasium, 1882 Bellefonte Dr, Lexington, KY 40503
Tuesdays at 11 am | Virtual
The LOUD Crowd is a state-of-the-art national program designed to help persons with PD, by training a person to complete a series of simple exersises that strengthen the voice and improve speech clarity and swallowing. It is still meeting virtually.
For more information, contact Speech Pathology Department at (859) 260-6129 or email Heather directly for the link at Heather.firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesdays at 2 pm and 3 pm | Saint Luke's UMC
Drums Alive! is an active class that combines music therapy and physical therapy together in a program specifically designed for Parkinson’s patients and their care partners. Drums Alive! uses movement, music and drums to engage those with PD hopefully helping with balance and coordination.
Level 1 will meet Tuesdays at 2 pm and Level 2 will meet Tuesday at 3 pm. Level 2 participants could attend the Level 1 class if they want. Level 2 will be geared towards more ambulatory participants, whereas Level 1 will be more appropriate for those with higher support needs.
Wednesdays at 2 pm | Cardinal Hill
The Aquatics Class is a water aerobics class for People with Parkinson’s Disease and their care partners.
Cardinal Hill Pool, Entrance D
Fridays at 1 pm | Crestwood Christian Church
Tai Chi now meets on a permanent basis Thursdays at 1 pm. Tai Chi is an internal Chinese martial art practiced for defense training, health benefits, and meditation. It is highly recommended for people with PD. Care Partners are welcome in this class.
Crestwood Christian Church, 1882 Bellefonte Dr, Lexington, KY 40503
Sentimental Journey Choir
Thursdays at 2 pm | Saint Luke's UMC
Sentimental Journey is a therapeutic choir for people with PD and their care partners. It combines voice and breathing exercises within the music therapy class. Care Partners are welcome in this class.
Thursdays at 3 pm | Saint Luke's UMC
Harmonica Basics is a new class to BPA’s circuit. The class will be a different way for members to work on vocal strength, oral muscular health and breathing technique.
Parkinson's Exercise Program (PEP)
Thursdays at 6 pm | Cardinal Hill
PEP is a high-energy group exercise class designed for highly functioning persons with Parkinson’s and tailored to their specific needs. Participants must be able to move without the help of an assisted device. Care Partners are welcome in this class.
Cardinal Hill, Entrance E, Outpatient Therapy Center
Rock Steady Boxing at HITS Fitness
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 10:15 am
The Bluegrass Parkinson’s Alliance has a partnership with HITS fitness to offer scholarships for members who participate in Rock Steady Boxing. Contact Laura Soldato for more information at email@example.com