Sports Core Health and Racquet Club offers Rock Steady Boxing designed to aid patients with Parkinson’s

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Sports Core Health and Racquet Club, a longstanding fitness facility and wellness resource serving the Sheboygan County community, has added Rock Steady to its offering. In partnership with Prevea Health, the specialty boxing program os designed to enhance and improve quality of life for people who are battling Parkinson’s disease. The classes are inspired by the training professional boxers receive and are tailored to each guest.

Rock Steady boxing classes provide a unique community experience to help people with Parkinson’s gain some steadiness and fight back against the disease in a fun and supportive environment,” said Kevin Donnelly, Manager Sports Core. “Our certified coaching staff focuses on improving our guests physically, as well as building their confidence.” Open to men and women of all ages and levels of ability, sessions involve strength training, balance training, mobility exercises, games focused on fine motor skills, and non-contact boxing.”

The Rock Steady boxing program adds to the growing collection of fitness activities at Sports Core, as well as contributing to the burgeoning portfolio of wellness experiences at Destination Kohler. Well-known for its robust tennis program, Sports Core offers multiple fitness classes such as; a boutique heart rate-based HIIT training class called Code Red, Pilates, Les Mills Body Pump, Les Mills Grit, Boot Camp, TRX, and SPINTERVAL. Guests can also enjoy a stop at Take 5 Café, which offers a healthy selection of food and smoothies to help replenish the body.

On the heels of its continued commitment to wellness to area residents and Destination Kohler guests, Sports Core is celebrating its 40th anniversary. Starting October 7 through November 22, membership enrollment is $40. New and existing members are welcomed to celebrate the milestone at the November 15t anniversary party from 6-9p.m., featuring champagne, hors d’oeuvres and live music.

About Rock Steady Boxing Inc.
Rock Steady Boxing Inc., a non-profit organization, was founded in Indianapolis in 2006 with six participants. Participation has steadily increased to more than 155 members today, including men and women ranging in age from 35 to 90. Classes are geared to people at all stages of Parkinson’s disease. Multiple volunteers contribute their time and talents to assist with the classes. For additional information about Rock Steady Boxing classes at Sports Core, email Jacob.Frias@Kohler.com. Additional information about Rock Steady Boxing Inc. and Parkinson’s disease is available at www.rocksteadyboxing.org.

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