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Beat Parkinson's Today

Learn About Our Mission

To provide people who have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease with hope and the opportunity to live their lives with confidence and strength. Our classes encourage intense exercise through Boxing & Functional Interval Training which is personalized for each individual. Classes also provide emotional and social support and give participants a sense of empowerment over their destiny.

Beat PD Today is a program that will improve the quality of life of people with Parkinson’s by performing exercises that are functional to everyday living. Along with Interval Training, boxing is a large part of the program and has shown to improve symptoms in Parkinson's and slow the progression of the disease. Boxing helps balance, explosiveness, strength, mental strength and more. Common symptoms such as gait, balance and motor control often improve over time, with research now showing the progression of the disease slows. Participants will feel better both emotionally and physically.

Beat Parkinson's Today

Our Partners

Thank you to our 2023 Sponsors 

  • Hartford Health Care Chase Family Movement Disorders

  • Yale University/Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJF) - Ketamine Trial

  • Medtronic

  • Great Lakes NeuroTechnologies

  • Riverside Health and Rehabilitation 

  • Everbrook Senior Living

  • Drazen Law

  • ION Bank 

  • ​The Institute for Neurodegenerative Disorders and MJF

  • Curenow:PD

  • Kyowa Kirin

  • Neurocrine Biosciences

  • AbbVie Neuroscience

  • The Mindful Mama

  • Torrington Area Parkinson's Support Group

  • Dr. Sule Tinaz



Beat Parkinson's Today has received a generous grant from the Petit Foundation. To accept the grant were, from left to right, Beat PD Financial Manager, Vicki Kulas, Beat PD Program Director Emily Hespeler and Beat PD Board Member, Chuck Schmidt.

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