As time passes and we get older, being fit and active get harder with each passing year. It is especially difficult to those suffering from Parkinson’s disease. It is characterized by common symptoms such as tremors, stiffness, and impaired balance and as these symptoms worsen, it may become difficult to walk or even complete simple things.
There is no known cure for the disease, however, there are various treatments that can be done to improve from the symptoms. At Kujiweza Healing Arts Institute: Older Adult Fitness Instructor, we offer various
Senior Fitness Instructor Training Programs in California. Through our programs, we can help the elderly combat Parkinson’s disease and remain fit and active even in old age.
- Indoor/Outdoor Walking
Walking is the simplest yet effective form of exercise. It helps with bone strengthening, balance improvement, and can even lift the mood. Walking allows the body to stay active and moving preventing the muscles, specifically the legs, from stiffness and making it stronger to be able to properly carry one’s weight.
- Restorative Yoga
Yoga is one of the finest ways to combat Parkinson’s disease. It allows the stretching and rejuvenation of the entire body and mind and it can help in finding peace. It improves one’s breathing, balance, and posture which can go a long way in one’s old age. Yoga helps the body have the freedom of movement through its various poses which helps refresh the limbs and help one be in tune with their body and its limits.
- Tai Chi
Tai Chi is similar to yoga in its purpose to rejuvenate the body and calm one’s emotion but is different because it aims to build the body up. It helps loosen joints and strengthen the muscles. Through our
Tai Chi Instructor Training Programs, you will be able to strengthen your body and prevent any of them from deteriorating and your body coordination will be improved, too. Aside from that, it also helps the functions of your circulatory and respiratory systems.
- Chi Kung
Chi Kung is a way of circulating one’s Chi through their bodies in order to improve all of the system and bodily functions. These exercises are performed to balance and keep one’s energy steady in order to prevent illnesses and positively affect chronic disorders. It is a gentle exercise that is used to increase fluid movement, enhance one’s balance and improve one’s awareness of how their body moves through the space around them. While Tai Chi focuses on recovering one’s Chi, Chi Kung is typically used to practice the flow and use of Chi throughout the different parts of the body.
With our personalized training programs, we can help you improve your physical health even in an old age which will help you live a better life. Contact us at 408-315-1179 to find out more and try this Asian art in order to start improving yourself for a better you!