Donna Brooks is a somatic movement educator and therapist, Yogi, and embodied meditator who has 35 years of experience teaching, counseling and coaching in movement and the healing arts.

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Parkinsons Disease Relief Exercises

If you feel limited, worried or confused by your Parkinson's diagnosis these videos can help. These are tools you can use to move out of that helpless feeling and into more movement fluidity, balance, stability and calm.

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Relax and lessen Parkinson's symptoms
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Improve the use of your hands when you have Parkinson's
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Yoga and Movement for Parkinson's Disease

Yoga and movement for help with Parkinson's Disease. Movement is your best defense against this disease, you can move better, faster, easier and with more confidence and balance using insights and tools from Yoga therapy, the new science of somatic movement and by applying these movements in everyday activities.

Relax and lessen Parkinson's symptoms

In this video we look at how stress can increase Parkinson's symptoms and what you can do to help yourself relax.

The revolutionary science of somatic movement and embodiment teaches you how to use imagery and kinesthetic sensing to relax your body. A relaxed body supports you in meeting the challenges of Parkinson's disease.

Improve the use of your hands when you have Parkinson's

Do you know it is possible to improve the use of your hands and gain dexterity naturally? There is a new model for pain relief and physical and mental health that is revolutionizing the way we think about movement and Parkinson's.

In this video explore grasping.reaching and squeezing.
With this simple exercise you can begin to get better use of your hands

Parkinson's Disease- eye freeze stop deer in the Headlights gaze
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Parkinson's Disease- eye freeze stop deer in the Headlights gaze

These exercises offer help for the "deer in the headlights" gaze. With Parkinson's disease, eye muscles can get stiff and frozen making you look like a deer caught in headlights. Shifting your gaze from near to far helps you have perspective when you move and interact.

The exercises in this video will support your balance by improving peripheral vision.

Somatic Movement and gentle exercises help Parkinson's patients feel more confident and improve balance and agility.

Relax and lessen Parkinson's symptoms
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Relax and lessen Parkinson's symptoms

Did you know it is possible to relieve pain naturally with a series of gentle movements utilizing connective tissue and fascia ?! This is a new model for movement that is revolutionizing the way we think about muscle control.
Embodiment and Somatic movement can help relieve stiffness, rigidity and aid balance and fluidity.

In this video, we look at how focusing only on the muscles is an uphill battle. There is a way to distribute the forces you encounter that lets you move more easily. The secret is in getting to know your connective tissue or fascia.

Don't let your diagnosis
get the better of you!

With the right techniques, you can significantly improve your quality of life and maintain these gains over time.

You can relieve your symptoms, reduce your pain, and feel confident to live life to the fullest.

Have some fun and feel better!

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