There is a growing need for non-drug related therapies to combat pain and activity limitations experienced by individuals diagnosed with chronic arthritis. 


This pilot program includes:

  • A physician’s medical evaluation as well as testing for strength, range of motion, and abilities as a baseline for the study
  • Six weeks of classes (3 days per week, 1.5 hours per day)
  • Physicians assessment at the end of the 6-week period
  • Personal surveys to determine if the goal of changing long-term habits and activities was met

There is NO cost to participants


It is recommended that participants of this pilot program be able to:

  • Walk up and down a short flight of stairs
  • Get up and down from a standard chair
  • Commit to six weeks (9/10 to 10/24) of attending Monday, Wednesday, and Friday classes in Kenbridge, Virginia from 10am to 11:30am
  • Be available for personal evaluations on 9/5 and 10/19
  • Be willing to fill out a short evaluation/status sheet each week.