CLASSES

PEP4U offers professionally designed exercise classes, social support and educational programs, which aim at improving the quality of life for people with Parkinson's disease (PWP), and their loved ones.

Classes are led by professional therapists and trained fitness instructors, and are appropriate for all ability levels.

Our programs are FREE to all PWPs.

YOGA FOR PD

Encompasses breath work, gentle movement and stretching, performed seated or standing.

MOVE TO THE GROOVE

A variety of exercises that incorporate large amplitude movements, coordination, balance, agility, and cognitive challenges. Simple dance routines will be included throughout class.

STRENGTH, COORDINATION, AND CARDIO

Light-weight resistance equipment is used to strengthen and build endurance.

BOXING FOR PD

Non-contact boxing moves build strength, coordination, flexibility, and strength.

BIGGER & STRONGER

A PD specific training program to maintain or restore skills that deteriorate and interfere with everyday movements.

HIIT AND FIT

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) involves repeated short bouts of high intensity exercise (jumping, punching, fast footwork) intermingled with lower intensity active rest periods. Everything in the class will be body weight, no equipment needed.  We will get your heart pumping and get you moving better and faster!

IMPROVE YOUR MOVES WITH POLES

Outdoor exercise & walking class using walking poles which will help you improve your posture, balance and endurance while getting a full-body workout!

We have a limited supply of Urban Poling Activator poles to try out during class, or bring your own Nordic walking poles.

Class size is limited. Participation by rsvp and at instructor's discretion only. 

PEDALING FOR PARKINSON'S

Fast-paced indoor cycling challenges the cardiovascular system and can positively impact movement.

¡VAMOS A MOVER! (LET'S MOVE!)

Introducing PEP4U's first ever Spanish-speaking class:  "Let's Move!".  Taught by Valeria Abarca, a licensed physical therapist and native Spanish speaker, this class will focus on applying evidence-based activities to promote mental and physical mobility for people living with Parkinson’s disease.  Activities include:  balance, stretching, large-amplitude exercises, cognitive and functional-task training.

Clase de Ejercicio para el Parkinson:  ¡Vamos a mover!
Presentamos la primera clase de PEP4U en español: ¡Vamos a mover!  Impartido por Valeria Abarca, una fisioterapeuta licenciada y hablante nativa de español, esta clase se centrará en actividades basadas en la evidencia para promover la movilidad mental y física de personas que viven con la enfermedad de Parkinson.  Las actividades incluyen:  equilibrio, estiramientos, ejercicios de gran amplitud, y entrenamiento de tareas cognitivas y funcionales.

 HOURS OF OPERATION

Class schedules can change periodically so please check our Class Schedule for current information.

MORE ABOUT PEP4U

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7700 Irvine Center Drive

Suite 800

Irvine, CA 92618

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PHYSICAL ADDRESS

29831 Crown Valley Parkway

Laguna Niguel, CA 92677

Tel:  949-264-3341
Email:  info@pep4u.org

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