Tag: parkinsons

Join Parkinson’s Art for ‘Vivid Dreams’

This week sees an exciting exhibition open to the public at London’s OXO Gallery by artist with Parkinson’s, Claire spoke to Trevor Woollard, whom some of you may have met in Parkinson’s Art’s “Creative Zone” at the Sport Parkinson’s Summer Try-Athlon in July.  The team had been spending Monday morning packing all the paintings and…
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The Sport Parkinson’s Try- Athlon Documentary

This is why we do what we do. Many thanks to the Draw Media for producing this

We Need You

If you attended the Sport Parkinson’s Try-Athlon then please could you complete our short survey to let us know what you thought about it Thanks a million The Sport Parkinsons Team

Reaching your Peak at the Try-Athlon

Another set of friendly faces you will see at the Sport Parkinson’s Summer Try-Athlon are those from Reach Your Peak! Chartered Physiotherapists Maria Lewis and Sally Tawhai will be there – warming us up – and helping us put our new ways to play to best benefit ourselves! Check out Claire’s conversation with Maria and…
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Fancy Taking on a Robot?

Ping Pong, Table Tennis, Whiff Waff, Parlour Tennis, Indoor Tennis, Pom-Pom or Pim-Pam? Whatever you would like to call it we have it here at the Try-Athlon courtesy of the PDTTUK You will be able to have a go, even if you’ve never played before – all equipment will be provided for you to try it out…
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Neuroheroes on the Try-Athlon stage!

If you don’t already know about the brilliant Neuroheroes – you are missing out on some of the most fun workouts – certainly that I have ever seen! Fun and workouts not possible surely? Neuroheroes was founded by Laura Douglas and Anna Kharin, and the focus of the company is to provide Neuro-physiotherapist led, small…
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New Table Tennis Group in Essex Starts This weekend

Fancy a go at Table Tennis or Ping Pong – whatever you want to call it, it provides great exercise and a chance to meet other people with PD socially ! If you feel uncertain about having a go at table tennis check out this inspirational video from Paul Nicholls The inaugural session of PingPongParkinson…
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Try Challenge – Week Four and reflections

Its been another massive week in the world of Tracy, Johnny and I. The try-challenges, are worth it for smiles like these. We are not brilliant but smashing our own personal barriers! The pogo achievement by Tracy this week made my heart sing for her! Enjoy! Join us in the Try Challenges! Send your story…
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Walk this May! Rugby Style!

The absolutely brilliant Annie and the walking rugby team from Manchester Rugby Club give us the lowdown on Walking Rugby! If you want to give it a go – Find your way to play at the Sport Parkinson’s Try-Athlon by getting your tickets Find out more about walking Rugby here! Really looking forward to seeing…
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We are Walking this way in Watford!

Team Sport Parkinson’s sent roving reporter Garen to try out walking football at event open to PD people of all ages and genders organised by Fighting Fit Football, being coached by Stuart Langworthy the England team manager Over 60s Walking Football, and Assistant England over 40s women’s Walking Football. Claire Spoke to Stuart before the…
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