Parkinson’s Programs

Parkinson's Wellness Day

Ages 18+
Coming March 21, 2024.
Doors/Community Partner Tables Open: 9:15am
Presentation: 10am-12 pm

For individuals diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.



Parkinson’s Wellness Day at The J 

Supplementing Dopamine with Hopamine!

Exercise for Brain Change Essentials and developing your own personalized “Hopamine” Prescription. The need for new paradigms that integrate community exercise as part of your healthcare team for life. Making living well with PD about self-managing so you can live your best life!

Featured Speaker

Becky G. Farley, PhD, MSPT, PT

Dr. Becky Farley received a PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Arizona, a Master of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of North Carolina, and a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Oklahoma. During her postdoc, she co-created the LSVT® BIG therapy program and completed the initial NIH research on its’ shortterm benefits. She has now created the PWR!Moves® as a comprehensive motor-cognitive approach to PD-specific functional skill training. The framework can be personalized and integrated into any setting to address functional mobility or functional fitness goals across disease severity. Locally, in 2010, she launched the PWR!Gym in Tucson, AZ – a model community facility for implementing ongoing access to cutting-edge rehabilitation, group exercise and wellness programming. Globally, Dr. Farley has trained over 7000 physical and occupational therapists and exercise professionals to work together to provide proactive and lifelong access to PD-specific rehabilitation and exercise programming.

Hours + Rates



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Hours of Operation

Monday – Thursday 5am – 10pm
Friday 5am – 6pm
Saturday 7am – 6pm
Sunday 7am – 6pm

Hours are subject to change. Please consult the front desk for any recent changes.

Holiday Hours

Sunday, January 1
New Years Day 2024
7am – 1pm
Monday, April 22
Erev Passover
5am – 5pm
Tuesday, April 23
Passover First Day
Monday, May 27
Memorial Day
7am – 4pm
Thursday, July 4
Independence Day
7am – 4pm
Monday, September 2
Labor Day
7am – 4pm
Wednesday, October 2
Erev Rosh Hashanah
5am – 5pm
Thursday, October 3
Rosh Hashanah
Friday, October 4
Rosh Hashanah
Friday, October 11
Erev Yom Kippur
5am – 5pm
Saturday, October 12
Yom Kippur
Wednesday, November 27
Thanksgiving Eve
5am – 7pm
Thursday, November 28
7am – Noon
Tuesday, December 24
Christmas Eve
7am – 2pm
Wednesday, December 25
Christmas Day
7am – 1pm
Tuesday, December 31
New Year’s Eve
7am – 2pm

Meet the Team

Click below to learn more about your class instructor!

I am a very happy member of the Jewish Community Center (The J). I am a Parkinson’s patient. When I got diagnosed the doctor told me to exercise. What better place to do that than The J. It is clean and it is safe. It is a great place because of the instructors they have and the administration they have. Check it out…it has done world’s of good for me and it probably will for you.

Tony Siegel Harold u0026amp; Jean Grossman Parkinson's program participant

I did the Parkinson’s Warrior Express class today that you have on YouTube from The J. It was a great workout u0026amp; you were very explicit with directions and made sure we were safe. Thank you – it was a challenging class and I will do it again. u003cemu003eThanks for thinking of us.u003c/emu003e

Perry Harold u0026amp; Jean Grossman Parkinson's program participant
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