Exercise Groups in Iowa

Below is a listing of all Parkinson’s-specific exercise classes in Iowa that are currently underway. Is there a neurowellness class we are missing? Please contact us at 877-872-6386. 

 

Neurowellness Classes around Iowa
Unless otherwise specified, classes listed are part of the Delay the Disease fitness program. This exercise program is designed to empower people with Parkinson’s disease by optimizing their physical function. For more information on Delay the Disease, visit
www.delaythedisease.com

 

Jones County/Anamosa
UnityPoint Health – Jones Regional Medical Center, 1795 HWY 64 East, Anamosa, IA 52205.
Classes are held Monday and Wednesday from 3:15-4:15 p.m. at the therapy department.
Cost: FREE
Contact class instructor John Wagner, PT, DPT at 319-481-6195 or John.Wagner@unitypoint.org

 

Black Hawk County/Waterloo
Covenant Wellness Center, 3421 W 9th St, Waterloo, IA 50702.
Classes are held Wednesday and Friday from 1:30-2:15 p.m.
Cost: $20 for an 8 week session.
Contact class instructor Timi Brown, Med-Fit Facilitator at Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare- Iowa, at
319-272-1755 for more information.

 

Carroll County/Carroll
St. Anthony’s Hospital, 311 S Clark St, Carroll, IA 51401.
Classes are held every Thursday at 11 a.m.
Cost: Free
Contact class instructor Melanie Hundling at 712-792-3581 or Melissa Schultes at
712-794-5815.

 

Cass County/Atlantic
Heritage House, 1200 Brookridge Cir, Atlantic, IA 50022.
Classes are held every Monday from 1-2 p.m.
Cost: Free
Contact class instructor Jon Jordan at 712-243-1850 or JJordan@wesleylife.org for more information.

 

Clay County/Spencer
Spencer YMCA, 1001 11th Avenue West, Spencer, IA 51301.
Classes are held Monday and Wednesday from 10:15 – 11:15 a.m.
Cost: Free if a Spencer YMCA Member; payment required for non-members.
Class instructor is Josh Kelly. Contact the Spencer YMCA for more information at 712-262-3782.

 

Des Moines County/ Burlington (Delay the Disease and Gentle Yoga offered)

  • Great River Medical Center, Hawkeye Room
    1221 S Gear Ave, West Burlington, IA 52655.
    Classes held every Tuesday and Thursday from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
    Cost: $5 a class.
    Contact class instructor Matt Kelley at the Great River Medical Center High Performance Center at 319-768-4112 for more information.
  • Gentle Yoga Class at the Great River Medical Center High Performance Center
    Classes held every Monday at 12:45 p.m. in the Chief Room.
    Contact class instructor Julie Kirk at 319-768-4112 for more information.
  • Burlington Area YMCA
    2410 Mt. Pleasant St, Burlington, IA, 52601.
    Classes held every Monday and Wednesday from 1 – 2 p.m.
    Cost: Free for YMCA members; $5 a class for non-members.
    Contact the Burlington Area YMCA at 319-753-6734 or cara@burlingtony.org for more information.

 

Iowa County/Williamsburg
ReNu Your Life – Exercise for Parkinson’s Disease (formerly Delay the Disease)
Highland Ridge, 100 Village View Cir, Williamsburg, IA 52361.
Classes held every Wednesday from 9 -10 a.m.
Cost: Free
Contact instructor Kris Cameron at 319-361-7673 or renuyourlifept@gmail.com for more information.

 

Johnson County/Iowa City

  • ReNu Your Life – Exercise for Parkinson’s Disease (formerly Delay the Disease)Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street, Iowa City, IA 52240.
    Classes are held Wednesdays and Sundays from 12:45 – 1:45 p.m.
    Cost: $5 per class, punch card available.
    Contact instructor Kris Cameron at 319-361-7673 or renuyourlifept@gmail.com for more information.
  • Dance With Parkinson’s
    1619 2nd St, Coralville, IA 52241.
    Classes are held Thursdays from 1:00 – 1:45 p.m.
    Contact Leslie Nolte at 319-688-9289 or frontdesk@nolteacademy.com

 

Kossuth County/Algona
Algona Family YMCA, 2101 E. McGregor Algona, IA 50511.
Classes held every Tuesday from 1 -2 p.m. at the Algona Family YMCA.
Every third Tuesday of the month the class meets at Van Buren Terrace, 520 S Blackford St., Algona.
Cost: $12 for a 6 week session or $3 for a one day pass.
Contact the Algona Family YMCA at 515-295-7701 or jeni@algonaymca.org for more information.

 

Linn County/Cedar Rapids

  • ReNu Your Life – Exercise for Parkinson’s Disease (formerly Delay the Disease)
    Stonebridge Church, 1829 Stoney Point Rd, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404.
    Classes are held Mondays and Fridays from 10:30-11:30 p.m.
    Cost: Free
    Contact instructor Kris Cameron at 319-361-7673 or renuyourlifept@gmail.com for more information.
  • ReNu Your Life – Exercise for Parkinson’s Disease (formerly Delay the Disease)
    The Church on Northland, 5200 Northland Ave NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404.
    Classes are held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:00 a.m. – Noon.
    Cost: Free
    Contact instructor Kris Cameron at 319-361-7673 or renuyourlifept@gmail.com for more information.
  • Parkinsingers – Vocal Exercise/Movement for PD
    West Music, 1398 Twixt Town Rd, Marion, IA 52302.
    Classes are held Wednesdays from 1:00 – 1:45 p.m.
    Contact instructor Kyle Wilhelm at 319-389-4074 or kwilhelm@westmusic.com for more information.
  • PD Dance Moves
    Cannon Studios, 26033rd Ave, Cedar Rapids, IA  52404.
    Classes are held Wednesdays from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Contact Tallis Strub at 319-329-5151 or tallis.dance@gmail.com
  • Boxing Classes for Parkinson’s
    Title Boxing, 5313 N Park Pl NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402.
    Contact John Krumbholz for more information at 319-350-7482 or krummy1968@gmail.com

Polk County/Clive

  • YMCA Healthy Living Center, 12493 University Ave, Clive, IA 50325.
    Classes are held Tuesdays 1 – 2 p.m. and Fridays from 1:15 – 2:15 p.m.
    Cost: Free if a YMCA Member; payment required for non-members.
    Instructors are LaDona Molander and Jennifer Voorhees.
    Contact the YMCA Healthy Living Center at 515-226-9622 for more information.
  • Cycle for NeuroWellness                                                                                                          YMCA Healthy Living Center, 12493 University Ave, Clive, IA 50325.
    Classes are held Mondays & Thursdays from 5:45 – 6:30 p.m.
    Contact YMCA Physical and Aquatic Therapy clinic at 515-645-3350 for more information.
  • Wesley Acres, 3520 Grand Ave., Des Moines, IA 50312. Classes are held every Wednesday from 1-2 p.m. Pre-registration is required.
    Cost: Free.
    Call 515-271-6500 for more information and to register.

Marion County/Pella

  • Delay the Disease
    Hearthstone, 1742 Main Street, Pella, IA 50251.
    Tuesdays and Fridays, 3-4 p.m.
    Cost: $5/class or pay $100 (save $15) upfront for the 12 weeks – Free for Hearthstone residents
    Contact instructor Natasha Nikkel at 641-620-4219 or nnikkel@wesleylife.org
  • Rock Steady Boxing
    Hearthstone, 1742 Main Street, Pella, IA 50251.
    Classes begin August 1, 2016.
    Contact instructor Natasha Nikkel at 641-620-4219 or nnikkel@wesleylife.org

 

Muscatine County/Muscatine
Hillcrest Baptist Church, 1613 Bidwell Road, Muscatine, IA 52761.
Classes are held twice a week: Rotating schedule of Tuesdays and Thursdays for 4 weeks followed by Mondays and Wednesdays for 4 weeks.
Cost: $5 per class.
Contact instructor Anthony Krumbholz at 319-981-3321 or AnthonyKrumbholz@yahoo.com for more information.

 

Scott County/ Davenport
Genesis West Medical Center, 1401 W Central Park Ave, Davenport, IA 52804.
Classes are held Monday and Thursday from 12:15 – 1 p.m.
Cost: $35 for an 8-class card.
Contact class instructor Katie Kostichek at 563-421-4540 for more information.

 

Scott County/ Bettendorf
Scott County YMCA, 3800 Tanglefoot Ln, Bettendorf, IA 52722.
Classes are held Tuesday and Thursday from 11:15 a.m – 12 p.m.
Cost: FREE for YMCA members; $30 for 16 weeks for non-members.
Contact The Scott County YMCA at 563-359-9622 or class instructor Marli Apt at 563-345-4287.

 

Union County/ Creston
Southern Prairie YMCA, 1201 W Townline, Creston, IA 50801.
Classes are held Monday and Wednesday from 9 – 10 a.m.
Cost: Free for Southern Prairie YMCA members; $25/month for non-members.
Class instructor is Mandy Henderson. Contact the Southern Prairie YMCA at 641-782-9622 for more information.

 

Woodbury County/South Sioux City, Nebraska
Norm Waitt Sr. YMCA 601 Riverview Dr, South Sioux City, NE 68776.
Classes are held Mondays and Wednesdays 11 a.m. – Noon.
Cost: $5 per class ; $50 for a 10 class punch card.
Contact instructor Jacque Perez, Wellness Programs Coordinator, at 402-404-8439 or jperez@nwsymca.org.