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Beat Parkinson's Today

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"I am a courageous woman, and a strong survivor. I was never afraid of anything, until I was diagnosed with PD.  It frightens me greatly. It made me aware that I am not invincible. I now try to be aware of my limitations and honor them. The best prescription to keep my symptoms quiet is lots of diverse and challenging exercise. "

                                                               

                                                           --Cynthia, Rookie BeatPD Fighter

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​WHO WE ARE

We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit training program that creates a personalized and comfortable environment to pursue optimal fitness and health needs for people with Parkinson's Disease.

​WHAT WE DO

We offer exercise classes for people of all ages and all stages of the disease throughout Connecticut. 

THE LATEST

4th Bi-Annual Gala for Parkinson's

October 5th, 2019, was a day of positivity, love, and dedication. Beat PD Today and the new Parkinson's Center of Connecticut was supported by people all across the state. The night was filled with dancing, silent auction, dinner, smiles, and so much joy. Thank you to all those who supported the community of people with Parkinson's.

Second Annual "Stars Dancing for Parkinson's"

Michelle Hespeler danced the night away again to support Hartford Healthcare and the Chase Family Movement Disorders Center. She was featured as the "Patient Story" and surprised at the end by her husband for a special moment. A beautiful, inspirational, and powerful event.

Punch for Parkinson's

Our first Punch for Parkinson's Jamboree was a huge success! We raised over $15,000 to support the Beat PD Today program. Thank you to all those who attended the event and donated to our cause. Our day was filled with boxing, yoga, meditation, ballroom dancing, competitions, activities, speakers and so much more. It was bigger and better than we expected and are so excited to host another P4P next year!

Bowling for Parkinson's

"Bowling for Parkinson's" was a fundraiser to raise money for BeatPD Today! Trainers and BeatPDers attended and bowled the day away. It was a fun Sunday afternoon activity that helped out an important cause. Thank you to all!

Painting for Parkinson's

We had so much fun at our Wine & Paint day a couple weeks ago! Our pictures all came out fabulous. Thanks to all for coming and to US World Meds for sponsoring!

Stars Dancing for Parkinson's

Hartford HealthCare and the Chase Movement Disorder Center hosted a grand dance last weekend! Celebrities in Connecticut danced with professional dancers in a fun yet competitive evening.  Michelle Hespeler, Beat PD Today founder, won the "Coolest Mama" Award!

Beat PD on CPTV

Beat PDer's and others around the country tell their stories on how they Power Over Parkinson's.  This half hour documentary will be on National TV in the Fall of 2018.

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