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Group Programs

We offer in-person classes and we also continue to offer  many web-based classes on ZOOM. 

Boxing IN-PERSON* and Online!

Here our our guidelines to participate in-person:


  • Capacity limits - Currently, 12/class at the gym; 15/class at the church

  • Registration - Must register online BEFORE class - check your email or contact us at for the sign-up link

  • MASKS – are REQUIRED at the gym/clinic and SUGGESTED in class at the church.



South Paws
Boxing Club

South Paws Boxing Club is a research-based, non-contact boxing program designed by physical therapists. specifically intended to use principles of neuroplasticity and postural contral in an effort to improve or maintain function and quality of life for persons with Parkinson Disease.



Tai Chi

Tai Chi is an internal Chinese martial art. Focused on slow and meditative forms, Tai Chi is known for its healthful benefits. Each class is instructed by the board certified PT and black sash instructor of Tien Shan Pai Kung Fu and Internal Arts Dr. Michael Braitsch.



Balance, Core, & More

A 60 minute, moderate-intensity class, modified to suit all fitness levels. This class will work on strengthening your core and improving your balance through functional movements. 



Peak Performers

The Peak Performers scale heights for Parkinson's Disease. This hiking group encourages use of trekking poles, a "can do" spirit to work on gait mechanics, and is also here for fun! Find out more about the next hike and join the Peak Performers.

Care Partner Groups
(8-week sessions sponsored by Skypass Foundation)


Sample Class Videos

Videos below are links to recorded sample classes that Dr. Mike created in January 2023 at the request of the Parkinson Foundation to be featured in their "Fitness Fridays" series.


For more information on Fitness Fridays or on the Parkinson Foundation see

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