Morning Checkup: balanced boxing program

Morning Checkup: Balanced Boxing

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) - The Watertown YMCA and Samaritan Medical Center are teaming up for a program designed to help Parkinson's sufferers.

Participant Fran King and the YMCA's Steve Rowell talked about the Balanced Boxing Program during Samaritan's Morning Checkup segment on 7 News This Morning.

You can see their interview in the video.

You don't have to be a Parkison's patient to participate. The program helps people with agility and balance.

There's a demonstration of the program at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 30 at Samaritan Summit Village.

The program is taught at the Fairgrounds YMCA on Mondays and Thursdays. It's free for members.

You can find out more by calling 315-755-9622. You can also visit watertownymca.org.

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