A water aerobics class tailored to the needs of people with Parkinson’s will be coming soon.
Buoyancy provides support to weak muscles for reassured balance and improved posture by just standing in the pool. Movement will become less guarded as the fear of falling is significantly reduced leading to movement success.
Buoyancy reduces the impact stress to the joints and often allows greater mobility and resistance is provided by the water that surrounds the exercise participant. This multi-directional resistance helps the individual to maintain or enhance muscular strength and endurance even with gentle movements. The water resistance also enhances body awareness, which can assist with maintaining proper posture and a sense of movement within space during activity.
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