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Huntington's Disease Awareness Month Symposium
We know how valuable it is for those living with Huntington's disease and their caregivers to come together to gain strength from shared experiences. It is our pleasure to present this LIVE virtual event to you in the comfort of your home to gain information and resources to assist you and your loved ones in navigating appropriate care. We are pleased to offer presentations from our Stony Brook Huntington's disease Center of Excellence clinicians, family representative and the Northeast representative from the Huntington's Disease Society of America.
to register: Click Here.
Parkinson's Virtual Unity Walk
Stony Brook Parkinson's and Movement Disorders Center is teaming up with our partners at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital's Center for Parkinson's Disease to raise awareness and funds for Parkinson's disease research. Over 1 million people in the United States have Parkinson's with 60,000 newly diagnosed every year. Walking, raising funds and awareness for research is our chance to help our Parkinson's community.
To join our team: Click Here.
Urban Zen Integrative Therapy: Parkinson's Care Partner Seated Class Series
Urban Zen Integrative Therapy seated class for care partners combines Mindful Movement, Breath awareness Meditation, Restorative Yoga, Reiki and Essential Oils to help promote healing and relaxation. Each class in this four week series begins with a brief discussion of particular modality and empowers you with tools to help bring them into your daily life.The Urban Zen session includes gentle movements and breath work done seated in a chair. The class will then conclude with a meditation for grounding.
To register contact Sarah Cohen at 631-644-6667.
Huntington's disease Clinic: Virtual Chair Yoga for Care Partners
This four week series of classes will utilize a mixture of postures from various yoga traditions teaching you the tools that cumulatively provides a safe environment, relaxation, and healthy lifestyle. You don't need to bend like a pretzel or even get on the floor. All you need is a chair and comfortable clothing. Linda Esposito has been teaching from the heart with the goal of creating a community for those who attend her classes. Linda has over 10 years experience, is a registered YACEP/E-RYT 500 hour teacher with Yoga Alliance and holds several certifications.
To register: Click Here.