In the simplest of terms, PWP offers a place for a community to grow. A place for people living with Parkinson's to exercise, to share, and to be supported.
PWP empowers, improves function and increases quality of life for those affected by Parkinson’s through fun, safe and effective multi-disciplinary programs – with rigorous, evidence-based exercise at its core.
WHY Pwp is important?
There are nearly 3,000 people on Vancouver Island currently diagnosed with Parkinson's, and the number continues to grow. Parkinson's is a progressive disorder of the nervous system with no current cure; however, Parkinson's specific rigorous exercise has been shown to slow the progression of the disease!