The Western Pennsylvania Chapter promotes a range of health and wellness programs designed to foster physical and emotional well-being. Programs offered throughout the chapter or specialized community resources may include: Aquatics Therapy, Stress Management, Equestrian Therapy, Yoga, Wellness Courses and Family Discovery Weekends. Click on the following links to learn about our current local wellness programs:
Yoga for persons with MS
Use the link above to see if there are any yoga programs in your area. We also have yoga videos for persons with MS and limited mobility, please see our Lending Library or contact Colleen to borrow or purchase one of these videos.
Use the link above to see a list of locations and dates of Aquatic exercise classes in Western Pennsylvania.
Adaptive Sports Organizations - The following community organizations have adaptive sports programs. Contact them directly to find out more details about their individual programs.
Three Rivers Adaptive Sports (TRAS)
412/ 808-3339 http://www.traspa.org/
TRAS & the HOPE Network serve physically and/or cognitively challenged individuals of all ages.
Three Rivers Adaptive Rowing. Washington's Landing - Pittsburgh
Three Rivers program offer special need athletes the chance to enjoy the freedom to explore the Allegheny River in downtown Pittsburgh. Rowing scholarships are available for those in need of financial aid. This program runs from May to August.
HOPE Network. Harmarville Outreach Programs & Educational
(412) 826-2772 http://www.hopenetwork-pa.org/
TRAS & the HOPE Network serve physically and/or cognitively challenged individuals of all ages. Special services and programs include: Weightlifting, Fitness & Conditioning Program—workouts are especially beneficial for wheelchair propulsion and transferring. Water ski and tubing, golf, skiing, cycling, & basketball.