About Rock Steady Boxing College Station
The journey to bring Rock Steady Boxing to the Bryan/College Station Parkinson community began in March 2018. We were introduced to this remarkable non-contact boxing and fitness program in Indianapolis, IN by the dedicated staff at Rock Steady Boxing, Inc. After completing their affiliate training program, we returned to BCS fired up!
The Robert Conte Foundation for Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, was created to serve as the leadership and funding vehicle to raise awareness of Parkinson's disease in the Brazos Valley, to offer support for the newly-diagnosed, and to provide fitness classes for people living with PD. The governing board of this local non-profit organization includes two medical doctors, a physical therapist, a human resources professional, an accountant, and dedicated community leaders and volunteers.
Our first round of fighters (people fighting against Parkinson's disease) pulled on the boxing gloves in August, 2018. The change has been amazing for so many people! Classes are conducted 3 days/week at our gym, located at 3803 McCullough, College Station, TX.
If you, or a friend or family member, has Parkinson's Disease and you would like to learn more about our commitment to help those with PD, please send us an email or give us a call at 713-203-8880.
In addition to Rock Steady Boxing College Station, there are several PD support groups in our community, including the Brazos Valley Parkinson's Association which meets on the second Tuesday of each month, as well as a Men's PD Support Group, a Ladies' PD Support Group and a PD Caregivers' Support Group. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for times and locations of these meetings.
We are learning every day there are ways in which people with Parkinson’s disease can enhance their daily quality of life by improving their balance, strength and flexibility. Whatever you do, we encourage you to become a part of the PD community. Keep moving! Stay connected and engaged with life.
You are not alone in this fight against Parkinson's disease!