To give yourself the power to act

The Parkinson Montreal-Laval team is mobilizing to keep in touch and maintain the ties that unite us. Whether through our many adapted services, our conferences, our workshops or our events, we are here to support you and help you live a harmonious and fulfilling life. All our activities are offered free of charge and require registration.

Schedule – Spring 2024

Activities offered this spring!

Should you have questions or if you would like to register for an activity, please contact Linda Mann directly by email or phone:

[email protected] / 514-868-0597 ext. 3

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January 25th from 6:30PM to 7:30PM
With Hélène Century
Via video conference (Zoom)

DESCRIPTION: Music therapy is a discipline in which certified music therapists (MTAs) use music within the therapeutic relationship to support development, health, and well-being. Adapted for Zoom, this lecture will provide you with a brief overview of what music therapy is and its reported benefits for Parkinson’s disease. ABOUT THE SPEAKER: After her studies in music and art, Hélène Century began a career as a singer, under the name Hélène Engel. With six albums to her name, she has performed on stages in Europe and North America, notably showcasing her expertise in Jewish folklore. Graduated from UQAM in 2000 and accredited in 2005, she has been practicing music therapy in various settings. Since 2007, on Radio-Shalom Montreal, she has hosted the weekly cultural program “La culture Juive enchantée.”
This conference is now available on Parkinson Montreal-Laval’s YouTube page (in French): La musicothérapie et la maladie de Parkinson

Vivre avec le parkinson – perspective d’une physiothérapeute (in French)

DESCRIPTION: Join us and meet a seasoned physical therapist living with Parkinson’s disease. She will discuss practical approaches to improve daily life with Parkinson’s disease, both from her physiotherapist’s perspective and her personal experience. There will also be a focus on preventing falls and injuries by maintaining a good balance. The conference will be followed by a Q&A session: prepare your questions! ABOUT THE SPEAKER: A physical therapist for over 30 years, Brigitte Way specializes in orthopedics and sports injuries. She was the physiotherapist responsible for the performers of Alegria of Cirque du Soleil for several years. Nowadays, she shares her knowledge with people who, like here, live with Parkinson’s disease.
This conference is now available on Parkinson Montreal-Laval’s YouTube page (in French):
Vivre avec le parkinson – perspective d’une physiothérapeute

Démystifier l’approche chiropratique pour la maladie de Parkinson (in French)

DESCRIPTION: Joins us for this conference to demystify the chiropractic approach to Parkinson’s disease with Dr. Mélodie Barrière, who holds a doctorate in chiropractic. This conference is an opportunity to learn more about your health and quality of life from a neuromusculoskeletal point of view. ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Dr. Mélodie Barrière is currently leading a research project about the management of lower back pain in people with Parkinson’s disease as part of a master’s degree in physical activity sciences at the Université du Québec in Trois-Rivières. Formerly a project officer at Parkinson Québec Coeur-des-Laurentides, she is committed to advancing knowledge and improving the quality of life of people suffering from Parkinson’s disease.
This conference is now available on Parkinson Montreal-Laval’s YouTube page (in French) :
Démystifier l’approche chiropratique pour la maladie de Parkinson  

- Activities informations -


Online and in person activities
Registration at all times
Offered in collaboration with Parkinson en mouvement

Singing, dancing and stretching activities are offered to you by Parkinson en Mouvement, a non-profit organization headed by Parkinson Montreal-Laval whose goal is to offer adapted activities aimed at the well-being of people living with the disease. The activities are free and you can register at any time

Details and registrations : [email protected] / 514-868-0597 ext. 3 


Activity simultaneously offered online + in person in Laval (Chomedey)
Every Tuesday from 1:30pm to 2:30pm

These 60-minute classes are adapted for both chair and floor, depending on the specific needs of the group. Every class incorporates breathing techniques, movements to engage the joints, adapted seated and/or standing postures based on the theme to be developed, and an 8 to 10-minute concluding relaxation session that utilizes mindful breathing, a body scan, and a brief nature-themed visualization related to well-being.

Details and registrations : [email protected] / 514-868-0597 ext. 3


In person activities
Registrations at all time
Offered in collaboration with Neuromotrix

Specialized in adapted physical activity, the NeuroMotrix team has made it its mission to improve the quality of life of people living with a neurological disorder or related symptoms.

Because everyone deserves to enjoy life to its fullest potential, NeuroMotrix offers everyone the opportunity to feel better physically and mentally. Neither illness nor age should prevent a person from enjoying the universal benefits of physical activity.

In order to meet the specific needs of each individual, the NeuroMotrix team has developed an approach that bridges the gap between science and practice. Thanks to the links they maintain with the world of scientific research, NeuroMotrix kinesiologists are constantly updating their knowledge. They demonstrate rigor, understanding and humanism towards each client.

Details and registrations : [email protected] / 514-868-0597 ext. 3

Your donations help make the activities accessible to everyone. THANK YOU !

In the interests of accessibility for all, all the services offered by “Parkinson Montréal-Laval” are free. Your donations help a lot to make this possible. If your situation allows it, please consider giving back. Thank you!