In response to COVID-19, stoPD has canceled all in-person classes in New York and Los Angeles until further notice. All classes will be held online for existing members only. One-on-one assessments required to join the program will not be conducted until the gyms that host our program have reopened for business. The gyms were closed … Continue reading In-Person Boxing Classes Suspended
ImageMakers and Influencers Magazine interviewed stoPD co-founder Alex Montaldo in a piece titled, Philanthropy Meets Performance Art. Click here to read the interview and learn about Alex's work both inside and outside of stoPD!
The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) interviewed stoPD co-founder Roberta Marongiu on her work on Menopause and PD. Click here to read interview.
Deep breathing is the key to a louder voice! It takes a lot of practice, but it works!!!! To fill your lungs completely, inhale through your nose and fill your belly with air without raising your shoulders or chest. Try inhaling and exhaling for various counts to exercise your diaphragm. Need help? Click here for a … Continue reading Deep Breathing: the Key to Louder Voice
Tip of the day: “Make a habit of proving yourself wrong!” Think of something you don’t believe you can do… or can’t do ANYMORE. Then try to do it! Something safe, something positive! Set the goal (reasonably) and give yourself a week to accomplish it. You’ll be surprised to find out the extent of what … Continue reading Prove Yourself Wrong!
Physical therapy and occupational therapy can be helpful to reduce or overcome freezing episodes. Physical therapy focuses on the physical rehabilitation of people recovering from injuries or disease with the goal of restoring mobility, as well as educating patients on managing their condition to maintain long-term benefits. Occupational therapy also deals with rehabilitation and motion … Continue reading Freezing? Techniques to Overcome Freezing
stoPD founders Alex and Roberta are thrilled to attend the HollyRod Foundation’s DesignCare 2018 in Malibu, CA on July 14, 2018. If you are in LA or environs, please join us for a very special night benefiting Autism and Parkinson’s. A big shout out to our wonderful friend Holly Robinson Peete and her family for … Continue reading Join Us for HollyRod Foundation’s DesignCare 2018
Nutrition is an important element of maintaining your health, especially with Parkinson’s. Nutrition Matters, a publication of the National Parkinson Foundation, answers some common questions about diet and Parkinsons. Click here to be directed to the publication. Fresh Vegetables from Local Market
We are pleased to announce our New York theater pilot! The pilot launches on Saturday, April 7th and will run 10 weeks. The sessions will be held at Shelter Studios in the Theater District. If interested in participating, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Enrollment is limited. Location Shetler Studios 244 West 54th Street New York, NY 10019