Past Events

Five Part Summer Wellness Series Featuring: Frazier Rehab

UofL Health Medical Center East
First Floor Conference Room
3920 Dutchman’s Lane 40207

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

June 20
Therapy-based strategies and tools for Parkinson’s and movement disorders with Jessica Sizemore, PT, DPT, CBIS

June 27th
Mindfulness: Power of the mind and overcoming hurdles for the body with Dr. Joseph G. D’Ambrosio, PhD, JD, LCSW, LMFT, DipACLM

July 11th
Cognitive considerations for Parkinson’s and movement disorders with Jull Dyer, MS, CCC-SLP

July 18th
Daily movement and physical activity for Parkinson’s and movement disorders with Christy White, PT, DPT, NCS

July 25th
Strategies for voice for Parkinson’s movement disorders with Pam Zoeller, MS CCC-SLP

National Parkinson’s Institute Invites you:

Don't Miss out on our Neurology Conversation Series!

Every Friday in April

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Floor 1 of Frazier Rehab Institute:
NPI/Bill Collins Parkinson’s Resource Center
22o Abraham Flexner Way

April 7th
Jessica Duffy, DNP, APRN Neurosurgery

April 14th
Victoria Holiday, MD, Neurology

April 21st
Nelleke van Wouwe, Ph.D., MS Parkinson’s Disease Research Center

April 28th
Joseph Neimat, MD, MS Neurosurgery and Ajmal Zemmar, MD, Ph.D. Neurosurgery

Parkinson's Awareness Month

For the entire month of April, Krispy Kreme will donate 30% of every dozen purchased back to the National Parkinson’s Institute.

You donut want to miss this!

Cycle for a Cause

in Parkinsons Awareness Month

On April 22nd at 11:30 AM, cycle with the instructor, Reese Turner, at CycleBar St. Matthews.

It is $25 dollars to ride.
All proceeds go to National Parkinsons Institute

The 2023 Red Tulip Gala

Located at First Turn Club in Churchill Downs
700 Central Ave. Louisville, KY at 6:00 PM

Saturday, May 20th, 2023

National Parkinsons Institute’s largest fundraising event of the year is here! Come join us for a 3-course meal, a night of dancing, and an auction to benefit our Parkinsons & Neuro community’s programs.

To buy tickets, register for the auction, become a champion, or donate, please click below.

Meditation on Wednesdays!

Meditation is when you connect with your higher self and your spirit team intentionally by entering a unique state of mind.

Instructor: Patrick Kullman

Studio 2305 Hurstborne Village Dr. #300
Louisville, KY 40299

Meditation classes are currently on hiatus. But don’t worry, we will announce as soon as they resume! Thank you for your patience. 

PARKINSONS

AWARENESS DAY

AT LOU FC

Featuring an Easter Egg Hunt at Halftime

Louisville FC vs
Detroit FC
April 8 at 3 PM

In Honor of Parkinsons Awareness Month

Lynn Family Stadium
350 Adams St. Louisville, KY 40206

YOU ARE INVITED TO

NPI + LOU FC

SPRING EASTER EVENT

Saturday
April 8 | 12-2 pm

Easter Egg Hunt
Food Trucks
Live Music
Rock Steady Boxing

Parkinsons Awareness Soccer Game to Follow at 3PM

LOU FC Practice Fields
801 Edith Rd.
Louisville, KY 40206

5 Part Therapeutic Workshop Series

Every Friday in March at 2 pm

March 3
Tai Chi from Nu Chapter

March 10
StretchZone

March 17
Art Therapy with Jennifer Kramer

March 24
Meditation with Angela Hurd

March 31st
502 Hemp with Owner, Dee Dee Taylor

Print the flyer to hang on your fridge!

NPI/BIll Collins Parkins Resource Center
220 Abraham Flexner Way,
Louisville, KY 40205

Lunch & Learn

Living with Parkinson's: Adina Cook

Date and Time
Friday, March 24th
11:00 AM-1:00 PM

Location
920 Dutchmans Ln. 
Louisville, KY 40207

This is a free event with a provided lunch, but registration is required.

Brought to you by:

Thank you City Barbecue!

Enjoy lunch or dinner from City BBQ off Hurstbourne Lane and 20% of all proceeds will go to National Parkinsons Institute!

March 11th | 11:00AM-8:00PM

*Valid for Dine In, Drive Thru, and Carry Out!

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Benefits of Stretching

Learn about the benefits of stretching with Masonic Homes & Communities’ newest stretch therapist:
Madison Mathews

Friday, March 10th
11:00AM – Noon

Miralea Active Lifestyle Community: Paddock Room

Print the flyer as a reminder to save the date! 

Benefits of Speech Therapy

Join guest speaker, Christi Budd, licensed speech therapist from Frazier Rehab in Shelbville, as she discusses the benefits of speech therapy.

Saturday, March 4th

11:00AM – Noon

UofL Medical Center East
3920 Dutchmans Ln
Louisville, KY 40207, Level 2

Support Programs: Health and Wellness Series

Saturday January 7th:
11AM -12PM

Dr. Robert Underwood Neuropsychology, University of Louisville

Laughter Yoga

Laughter Yoga

Laughter is Medicine

Eric was nominated for 2022 Rock Steady Boxing Coach of the Year. The winner was announced at Coach Con in September.

Eric was selected to be a title speaker this September 16th-18th in Denver at CoachCon, Rock Steady Boxing’s largest conference

15
October
2022
FALL
FESTIVAL
& Parkinson’s Day
at LOU FC!
When: 5:40 PM–7:30 PM
Where: Louisville FC Practice Fields
801 Edith Rd., Louisville, KY 40206
(About a 4-minute drive from LouFC Soccer Stadium)

Support your local Parkinson’s community at our annual Fall Festival, followed by a Parkinson’s Day at the LouCity FC Soccer Game as they take on Hartford Athletic at 7:30PM!
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FOOD TRUCKS | SILENT AUCTION | RAFFLES | GAMES | MUCH MORE!

Click here to download the flyer. 

Have you been Diagnosed with Essential Tremors, Parkinson's Disease, Dystonia?

Join guest speaker, Dr. Meghan Coghlan, Future Movement Disorder Neurologist, as she discusses the benefits of yoga.

UofL Medical Center East

3920 Dutchmans Ln, Louisville, KY 40207

Saturday, July 9th  |  11:00 AM

Join us for Parkinson's Day at the Lou FC Soccer on Saturday April 30th!

Our newest partnership with Louisville City FC and Racing FC comes with the creation of a yearly Parkinson’s Awareness Game! 

Rock Steady Boxing Spring Celebration

Outdoor Rock Steady Boxing Class

Family Friendly, Easter Egg Hunt, Raffle Basket Drawings, Vendor Booths

Located at Lou FC Practice Field 3

801 Edith Rd.  |  Louisville, KY 40206

Saturday, April 9th, 2022

Inclement weather date: Sunday, April 10th, 2022

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Have you been Diagnosed with Essential Tremors, Parkinson's Disease, Dystonia?

National Parkinson’s Institute is teaming up with Abbot Neuromodulation as they host guest speakers: University of Louisville Neurologist, Dr Victoria Holiday, MD. and University of Louisville Neurosurgeon, Dr. Ajmal Zemmar, MD. PhD. 

Located at BJ’s Brewhouse & Restaurant

7900 Shelbyville Rd., Louisville, KY 40222

Friday, April 8th  |  11:00 AM – 1:00 PM 

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Have you been Diagnosed with Essential Tremors, Parkinson's Disease, Dystonia?

Botox Injections

Join host, Erika Ganong, and guest speaker, Dr Victoria Holiday, MD Neurologist as they discuss the benefits of Botox injections for Neurological conditions. 

UofL Medical Center East

3920 Dutchmans Ln, Louisville, KY 40207 

Conference Room (Level 3)

 

Friday, April 2nd  |  11:00 AM

 

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Stretch Zone

Benefits & Importance of Incorporating Stretching

Have you been diagnosed with Essential Tremors, Parkinson’s Disease, Dystonia? Join your host, Erika Ganong and guest speaker, Nick VanKleek, General Manager of Stretch Zone. Zoom Link will be available.

Located at UofL Medical Center East

3920 Dutchmans Ln. Louisville, KY 40207

Conference Center (Level 3)


Saturday, March 5th  |  11:00 AM

Don't Let Essential Tremor (ET) Control Your Life

University of Louisville and Boston Scientific invite you to join Dr. Peter Hedera, UofL Movement Disorder Neurologist as he discusses Living Well with Essential Tremor.

Mesh Louisville

3608 Brownsboro Rd. Louisville, KY 40207

February 18th, 2022

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Shake it Up, Saturday Support Group

Brain Stimulation: Before During and After

Have you been diagnosed with Essential Tremors, Parkinson’s Disease, Dystonia? Join your host, Erika Ganong and guest speaker, Dr. Joseph Neimat, MD MS, Neurosurgeon. Zoom Link will be available.

Located at UofL Medical Center East

3920 Dutchmans Ln. Louisville, KY 40207

February 5th, 2022

Shake it Up, Saturday Support Group

Managing Psychological and Behavioral Symptoms of Neurological Diseases

Have you been diagnosed with Essential Tremors, Parkinson’s Disease, Dystonia? Join your host, Erika Ganong and guest speaker, Dr. Robert Underwood PhD, Neuropsychologist. Zoom Link will be available. 

Located at UofL Medical Center East

3920 Dutchmans Ln. Louisville, KY 40207

January 8th, 2022

Pappy for Parkinson's: Bourbon Raffle

Here is your opportunity to own the rarest collection in bourbon. This 6 bottle collection is being raffled as a winner take all, where 100% of all proceeds go to support the National Parkinson’s Institute in opening a physical support center and providing all classes and programs, free of charge. Limited Tickets! 

Located in Louisville, KY

December 22th, 2021

Christmas Cookie Crusher Workout

Join us for a Rock Steady Boxing experience at ProFormance and take part in the Holiday Cookie Exchange.

Located at ProFormance
2041 River Rd.

December 10th, 2021

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM 

Halloween Rock Steady Boxing Class

Halloween themed exercises and stations, Halloween music and costumes.

Located at ProFormance
2041 River Rd.

October, 28th 2021

Rock Steady Class

Learn and Move with Us! Brought to you by Boston Scientific and National Parkinson’s Institute.

Located at Shelby Hurst Campus
450 N Whittington Pkwy Room 162, Lousiville, KY 40207

October, 15 2021

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

DBS Luncheon

Discussion on Living Well with Parkinson’s Disease with University of Louisville neurologist Dr. Hedera & guest speaker and DBS patient Steve Walsh.

Located at Louisville Thoroughbred Society
209 E. Main St. 

July 14th, 2021

Parkinson's Fall Festival on November 12th

Join us for fun, food & education at the 1st Annual Parkinson’s Fall Festival for the National Parkinson’s Institute: 

Live Band 

Food Trucks

Silent Auctions

Located at Waterfront Botanical Gardens
1435 Frankfort Avenue  Louisville, KY 40206

6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Admission is Free, Donations are greatly appreciated!