Move it or Lose it For Parkinson’s Disease

Train the Trainer Course

Our Move it or Lose it For Parkinson’s Disease (PD) Train the Trainer Course is for anyone passionate about Parkinson’s Disease and the positive results received from PD specific exercise. This course is great for those who want to lead or assist one or more of our PD group exercise classes. The requirements for both types of instructors are listed below:

        • PD Class Leaders: Certified Personal Trainers and/or Group Exercise Instructors with certifications from NCCA accredited organizations, Physical Therapists, Athletic Trainers or Occupational Therapists. (Must have personal liability insurance for exercise classes)
        • PD Class Assistants: Anyone with a passion for Parkinson’s and exercise!

Note: Class Assistants with a goal of becoming a Class Leader will eventually study and sit for a Group Exercise Instructor certification from any of 13 NCCA accredited organizations.

Train the Trainer Course: Both assistants and class leads must participate in the 8-12 hour Train the Trainer course. This course can be tailored to the needs and backgrounds of the participants. We welcome Caregiver Agencies, In-home therapy companies, retirement center staff etc. to participate.

All participants will receive:

– Overview of PD (Symptoms, medications, treatments, exercise research etc.)

-Class layout and exercise database printouts

-Both PD video and at-home manual

-Continuous mentorships, resources etc. (as needed)

Pricing is based on the groups or individuals participating. All Certified Personal Trainers through ACE will receive 1.2 CECs for 12 hours of participation.

If interested, please contact