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October 18–22, 2015 Sunday–Thursday 4 nights

A Wellness Retreat for People Living with Parkinson's and Their Care Partners

Maria Sirois, Aruni Nan Futuronsky, and Healthy Living Faculty
Maria Sirois

Maria Sirois, PsyD, is an inspirational speaker and clinical psychologist who has worked at the intersection of psychology and well-being for more than 20 years. Maria teaches internationally, often with Tal Ben-Shahar, bringing to audiences…
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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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Each of Kripalu’s Healthy Living Programs is taught by an outstanding team of skilled health and wellness professionals who draw on many years of experience working with people to turn their health around through integrated…
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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 educational sessions and hands-on workshops on the benefits of movement, meditation, yoga, and conscious communication.

In this program, you

  • 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 breakout groups for caregivers and people living with Parkinson’s
  • Develop new skills for managing stress and incorporating self-care.

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

Additional Information


To find out if you qualify for this program or for more information, please contact the National Parkinson Foundation at 800.473.4636.
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