Exercise Groups in Iowa

Parkinson’s and Dance in Cedar Rapids

Dance Class for Parkinson’s Patients & Stroke Survivors

At UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s

Download Flyer: Dancing With Parkinsons and Stroke Flier – Summer 2014


Delay the Disease Classes

Kossuth County/Algona – Algona Family YMCA, $12 for a 6 week session, Contact Jeni Car at jeni@algonaymca.org or call 515-295-7701

Cass County/Atlantic – Heritage House, Free, Contact Jon Jordan at (712) 243-1850 or JJordan@wesleylife.org for more information

Carroll County/Carroll – Every Thursday at 11 a.m. at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Carroll; Contact Melanie Hundling, DPT at 712-792-3581 or Melissa Schultes at 712-794-5815

Clay County/Spencer – Mondays and Thursdays, Contact the Spencer YMCA for more information at (712) 262-3782.

Linn County/Cedar Rapids – Stonebridge Church, Mondays and Fridays at 10:30 AM, please contact instructor Kris Cameron (319) 361-7673 or email renuyourlife@yahoo.com

Polk County/Clive – YMCA Healthy Living Center, payment required, call (515) 226-9622 for more information

Polk County/Des Moines – Wesley Acres, Free, every Wednesday at 1 p.m., pre-registration is required, call 515-271-6500 for more information and to register.

Johnson County/Iowa City – 28 South Linn Street, for more information or questions please contact instructor Kris Cameron (319) 361-7673 or email renuyourlife@yahoo.com

Muscatine County/Muscatine – Muscatine Community YMCA, contact Anthony Krumbholz at 319-981-3321

Woodbury County/South Sioux City, Nebraska – Norm Waitt Sr. YMCA in South Sioux City, payment required, contact Jacque Perez, Wellness Programs Coordinator, at jperez@nwsymca.org or 402-404-8439.

Black Hawk/Waterloo – Covenant Wellness Center, $20 for an 8 week session, Contact Timi Brown, Med-Fit Facilitator, Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare- Iowa, at 319-272-1755.

Des Moines County/West Burlington – Great River Medical Center, Hawkeye Room, 12:30 p.m. every Thursday, Instructor Matt Kelley. Call the Great River Medical Center High Performance Center at 319-768-4112 for more information.

Iowa County/Williamburg – Delay the Disease – Exercise & Parkinson’s begins Fall 2014 at Highland Ridge in Williamsburg. The class meets on Wednesdays from 9am-10am for 6 weeks and is FREE. Please contact instructor Kris Cameron (319) 361-7673 or email renuyourlife@yahoo.com.


Cycle for Neuro Wellness in Clive, Iowa (Download Class Flier)

YMCA Healthy Living Center in Clive, Monday & Thursdays 5:45-6:30 PM
Contact YMCA Physical and Aquatic Therapy clinic at (515) 645-3350

  • Who Can Join?
    Classes are designed to help people with Parkinson’s disease or other neurological conditions where exercise is believed to help reduce symptoms.  Suitability for the program is determined by a neuro wellness evaluation.
  • How to Join?
    Participants receive a neuro wellness evaluation by a Physical Therapist at the YMCA Healthy Living Center prior to joining the program. The evaluation can be arranged with a physician’s prescription faxed to 224-2907.