Parkinson's Boot Camp

A full-day of education and fun activities for people with Parkinson's disease

Fitness class

A full-day of education and fun activities for people with Parkinson's disease

Join Scripps Clinic neurologist, Melissa Houser, MD, and a team of health care professionals for a full day of education and fun activities for people with Parkinson’s disease. Comfortable clothing is recommended for exercise activities.


The event will include: 


  • Presentations on the psychological impact of Parkinson’s, the benefits of exercise and a positive attitude, dietary considerations and integrative approaches to treatment. 
  • Information on the role of rehabilitation for Parkinson’s, including speech and swallowing concerns and the benefits of physical therapy. 
  • An update on the latest treatment options for Parkinson’s. 
  • Activities such as cardiovascular and strength training; balance and flexibility exercises; and gait, posture and balance assessments 
  • Yoga and meditation 
  • Rock steady boxing 
  • LSVT Loud (speech therapy for Parkinson’s) 
  • LSVT Big (physical therapy for Parkinson’s)  


Cost is $25 per person or $50 per couple, which includes a boxed lunch. 

Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine
Yoga room
10820 N. Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla , CA 92037
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Event details
Date Time Fee
Tue, Jun 26th, 2018 - Tue, Jun 26th, 2018 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. $25.00