Train the Trainer Comes to Grande Prairie

August 12, 2019


Parkinson Association of Alberta is pleased to announce the arrival of our Train the Trainer “Exercise in Parkinson Disease” program in Grande Prairie.  Taking place on September 14, 2019 at Queen Elizabeth II Hospital in Grande Prairie, this full day workshop will give you the tools you need to provide safe and effective programming to people with Parkinson’s disease through targeting the physical, social and cognitive domains. 


Do you work with people with Parkinson disease?

Do you want to provide exercise programs that meet their needs?


Join physiotherapists, Sailaja Bayapaneni and Rosanna Clark, for a full day’s session where you will:

o  Increase your understanding of Parkinson disease (PD)

o  Learn about the importance of exercise in PD

o  Learn a research based approach to developing group exercise programs

o  Have an opportunity to work directly with people with Parkinson’s

o  Leave with skills to develop and modify your exercise program to meet the needs of those with Parkinson’s

o  Discuss potential partnership and promotional opportunities with Parkinson Association of Alberta for program delivery


Who should attend?

Any fitness professional / instructor or health care provider interested in offering current research based exercise programming for people living with Parkinson’s.  


Cost:  $75 per person.  Lunch included.  Minimum of 15 registrants needed.


For more information or to register please call 780-882-6640 (direct) or 1-800-561-1911 (toll-free) or CLICK HERE to email.

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