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I'm honored and thrilled that Rock Steady Boxing is being offered at Boston Boxing & Fitness!
Boxing? Boxing can help with Parkinson's? Seriously? --- yup!
It might seem SURPRISING and wildly unlikely, but Boxing - specifically Rock Steady Boxing can help in the fight against Parkinson's.
Here's the 5 cent explanation -- Rock Steady Boxing is a uniquely designed program for people living with Parkinson's to FIGHT BACK and reclaim their lives. this non-contact, boxing-inspired fitness routine is proving to dramatically improve the ability of people with Parkinson’s to live independent lives -- check out what our boxers have to say about it - Fighting Words
Classes are well underway and are now and always in session - The schedule is:
EVERY Tuesday & EVERY Thursday
Level 1 & 2 - 10:00am to 11:15am
Level 3 & 4 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
*****You MUST schedule an assessment before you can begin classes*****
Rock Steady Boxing is fortunate enough to be held inside Boston Boxing & Fitness - this incredible gym has always been a leader in how boxing can change the lives of not only athletes, but those who have different kinds of fights ahead of them. From Their after school program, to their substance abuse and recovery boxing program - and the Boston Boxing team is thrilled to carry the fight to Parkinson's disease.
every day we are learning that there are ways in which people with Parkinson’s disease can enhance their daily quality of life and even build impressive power, strength, flexibility and speed! By exercising with Coaches who know the ropes, you can fight your way out of the corner and start to feel and function better. Boxing works by moving your body in all planes of motion while continuously changing the routine as you progress through the workout. These classes have proven that anyone, at any level of Parkinson’s, can actually lessen their symptoms and lead a healthier/happier life.
You'll need an assessment before you can participate -- Contact Todd to set up an assessment, or to come watch a class :
508-393-4763 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Prices for Rock Steady Boxing:
4 Pack of Classes = $80
8 Pack of classes = $150
movement and stretching class ---- this class is designed to help with moving. Parkinson's shrinks your movements and makes your muscles tight - this class is specifically designed to combat these symptoms USING ANIMAL FLOW, BOXING AND MMA PRINCIPLES OF WHOLE-BODY FULL RANGE OF MOTION TRAINING (WHICH REQUIRES SIMULTANEOUS STRENGTH, CONTROL, FLUIDITY AND MOVEMENT) - to assist with CREATING HEIGHTENED BODY AWARENESS and to help combat Parkinson's with big motions, lots of stretching and healthy movements.
try it out -- see what you think!