Exercise & Support

HAPS exercise programs provides individuals with Parkinson’s disease and related disorders with over 40 weekly water or land exercise, speech and music therapy sessions, under the supervision of licensed, physical, occupational, speech and neurological music therapists. We also offer yoga, tai chi, dance, singing, tango and non-contact boxing classes in 32 different Houston locations.

Support Groups

HAPS provides support groups under the supervision of two licensed Master’s level social workers designed to help individuals and their caregivers find peer support in …

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Water

Water exercise allows freedom of movement, which promotes improved range of motion and increased functional strength. It provides buoyancy and weightlessness, which creates an environment …

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Speech

Communication is a critical part of everyday life. Studies show 50-89% of people diagnosed with Parkinson’s experience speech and voice disorders as a result of …

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Yoga

Yoga is a discipline that is based on integration of mind, body, and spirit. There are many benefits of practicing yoga in relation to Parkinson’s …

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Wednesday Walks

This weekly one-mile walk is a great way to start yourThis weekly one-mile walk is a great way to start yourday. Not only can you …

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Boxing

The tremendously popular non-contact boxing empowers those living with a diagnosis an opportunity to fight back against Parkinson’s disease. Boxing is a full-body workout program …

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Dance

Dance for Parkinson’s Houston Ballet Foundation and HAPS have an amazing and exciting partnership. HAPS and Houston Ballet continue their partnership to offer an innovative, …

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Exercise

Exercise benefits the physical and psychological well-being of individuals with Parkinson’s disease. Because Parkinson’s disease affects a person’s ability to move, exercise helps to keep …

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