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The Society offers many programs and services to help people affected by MS live their best lives. Find resources in your area to learn, connect, and get support.

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  1. IN PERSON Symptom Management

    Yoga for MS - Concord

    Join instructor Susheela Thomas of Yoga Su-Tra for this class specifically for people living with MS.

    Multiple Dates
    Concord, CA 94520See Map
  2. IN PERSON Symptom Management

    Yoga for MS - Modesto

    Yoga combines breathing with movements that can alternately stimulate or calm the body. Many people with muscle tightness or decreased range of motion find that yoga practice brings noticeable improvement. Because yoga is relaxing and noncompetitive, it is especially recommended for people with MS. Join us for this class specifically for people living with MS.

    Multiple Dates
  3. IN PERSON Home

    Free From Falls: A Comprehensive Fall Prevention Program for People with MS

    This 8-week program is designed for people living with MS who are ambulatory but who may be at risk for falling. Discussion, exercise, group and individual activities are elements of this engaging format where participants will learn about: fall risks, tips and strategies to reduce risk for falling and exercises to enhance balance and safety.

    Multiple Dates
    Oakland, CA 94609See Map
  4. IN PERSON Nutrition

    Living Well with MS

    Living Well with MS is an extraordinary program designed to help you better understand MS and develop lifestyle strategies that can help diminish the effects of the disease. Get the tools and knowledge you need in this multi-week course that combines online learning with in-person classes. Develop a healthy eating and exercise program. Connect with others, like you. Gain access to MS experts. Participants must be able to walk unassisted and have Internet access.

  5. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Beginning Rehab for MS (video)

    Mary Hughes, MD, answers a viewer's question about how to begin rehabilitation for multiple sclerosis.

  6. VIDEO Exercise

    Controlling Your Weight and MS (video)

    This video features Mary Hughes, MD, who answers a viewer's question about concerns of controlling weight for people with MS.

  7. ONLINE Exercise

    Exercise as Part of Everyday Life (.pdf)

    Physical activity can be a regular part of staying healthy if you have MS. Includes tips on handling MS symptoms. By Mary Harmon. (last updated December 2011)

  8. ONLINE Exercise

    Stretching for People with MS—An Illustrated Manual (.pdf)

    Illustrated manual showing range of motion, stretching, and balance exercises for at-home program. By Beth E. Gibson, PT. (last updated November 2012)

  9. ONLINE Exercise

    Stretching with a Helper for People with MS—An Illustrated Manual (.pdf)

    For individuals who need a helper. Illustrated manual showing range of motion, stretching, and balance exercises for at-home program. By Beth E. Gibson, PT. (last updated February 2012)

  10. VIDEO Exercise

    Yoga: For MS and Related Conditions (DVD)

    Who is this tape for? Anyone with limited mobility. This includes people with: Multiple Sclerosis, Mild Arthritis, Chronic Illness or Pain, Post-Polio Syndrome,or Chronic Fatigue. This tape is also for Seniors and anyone with daily stresses as well as people who are overweight or temporarily limited. If aerobics videos are too difficult, but you know that you need to exercise - This is the tape for you!

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