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October 19–23, 2014 Sunday–Thursday 4 nights

A Wellness Retreat for People Recently Diagnosed with Parkinson’s and Their Care Partners

Presenter(s)
Maria Sirois, Aruni Nan Futuronsky, and National Parkinson Foundation
Maria Sirois

Maria Sirois, PsyD, is an inspirational speaker and clinical psychologist who lectures internationally on the study and application of Positive Psychology, mind-body medicine, and resilience. She weaves together inspiring stories and poetry with data and…
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Aruni Nan Futuronsky

Aruni Nan Futuronsky, Kripalu Yoga teacher and the Senior Life Coach and Program Advisor for Kripalu Healthy Living programs, has been teaching in a variety of venues for more than 35 years, and has been…
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Program Details

Offered in collaboration with the National Parkinson Foundation for people diagnosed less than three years and who meet the mobility requirements and their partners.

Are you or someone you love living with Parkinson’s disease? Learn the latest information on research, medication, and lifestyle changes that can improve the quality of life for you and your loved ones.

Each day of this retreat offers both educational sessions and hands-on workshops on the benefits of movement, meditation, yoga, and conscious communication.

In this program, you will

  • Learn the latest research
  • Demystify medications
  • Discover what you need to know about exercise and nutrition
  • Learn how yoga and meditation can improve quality of life
  • Enjoy yoga and dance classes
  • Share and learn from each other in daily care partners breakout groups
  • Develop new skills for managing stress and self-care.

Join a community of others facing the same challenges as we explore how to live as fully as possible.

Note We currently offer two programs:

  • June 15–19, 2014 (For people living with Parkinson’s for more than three years, and who meet the mobility requirements.)
  • October 19–23, 2014 (Specially designed for people diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease within the last three years, and who meet the mobility requirements.)

Please call the National Parkinson Foundation at 800.473.4636 to register.

Contact/Registration

To find out if you qualify for this program or for more information, please contact the National Parkinson Foundation at 800.473.4636.
helpline@parkinson.org
Find out more at www.parkinson.org/retreat.