Our support groups are now virtual! See below for further information.
Meditation establishes a secure connection between our internal and external worlds. It awakens the body and benefits all aspects of the conscious and subconscious layers of the mind that can enhance empathy, improve cognition, is a natural stress stabilizer and promotes emotional health and well-being.
Join us Mondays from 12:00 – 1:00 PM on Zoom for our Well-being Meditation Group
To register and for more information contact Garrison Redd at Garrison.email@example.com
SitGrit! Fitness Class
SitGrit Live Group Exercise: Join us every Tuesdays 2-3pm and Thursdays 12-1pm for SitGrit classes.
Created by the Spinal Cord Injury Transitions Group of Mount Sinai and powered by Social Creatures, SitGrit is a free, fully seated, home-based aerobic and strength training workout for the upper body. Classes are held fully remotely on Zoom, and led by high-performance and Olympic fitness trainers. SitGrit is open to everyone. No workout equipment is needed to participate. The classes are open for all ages, fitness levels, and mobility levels. Classes include full upper body workouts, boxing, dance, yoga, and more! SitGrit sessions are recorded and archived on our YouTube Channel, so that we can revisit them and keep the momentum going between our weekly live group exercise classes.
LAD (Life After Discharge) Support Group
Join our New Support Group LAD (Life After Discharge)! This Support Group is for newly discharged patients who are who’re looking to meet others with close to or similar injuries. They meet every Tuesday’s between 4-5 PM via zoom. Together, we will learn about job opportunities, develop new skills like driving, and socialize with peers while planning trips. This group will help improve participants’ social behavior, confidence, and leisure education. For more information contact Recreation Therapy at 212-241-4357 x49188 | Tanjum.Nusrat@mountsinai.org | Ralph.Jean@mountsinai.org
SCI Transitions Support Group
Our Weekly SCI Transitions Support Group Are Now Virtual! Every Wednesday at 12 PM, Noon Moderated by Angela Riccobono, Ph.D.
In order to maintain patient confidentiality, this group is open BY INVITATION ONLY. To request admission, please contact: Angela Riccobono, Ph.D. at firstname.lastname@example.org or Garrison Redd at Garrison.email@example.com
Women On Wheels
Our Women On Wheels group are now virtual! Wednesday at 2:30 PM EST. Please email Womenonwheelsnyc@gmail.com to RSVP and receive the code for the Zoom session. For more information on visit their website.
SCI Peer Support Group
This group is for individuals with SCI to come together and share their experiences with each other so that we all can live a more fulfilling life with a spinal cord injury. Every Friday from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm conducted by Garrison Redd. To register and for any questions please contact Garrison Redd at Garrison.firstname.lastname@example.org
Adaptive Boxing Class
IT’S TIME YOU TRIED OUT A BOXING SESSION with TITLE. Every Friday from 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. This will challenge you mentally and physically. You will learn the skill, build your strength and belong to a community. This isn’t your ordinary and average workout but the great thing is YOU TAKE YOUR OWN PACE!
Boxing has been used to train individuals of all ages and abilities. It is well documented to help individuals with Parkinson’s. There are many neurological and physical benefits to this specific type of training. No experience necessary. All abilities welcome. Little to no additional equipment necessary. Can be done in the comfort of your own home.
We offer trainer led, 45-minute workouts including warm-up, stretching, boxing and cardiovascular exercises. Perfect for all abilities and no experience necessary. These sessions challenge participants both physically and mentally giving them the opportunity to improve their overall mental and physical health. The style of the session is trainer with a motivational approach vs “bootcamp” style. The positive reinforcement encourages everyone to try to the best of their ability and just keep active. To register please contact please Garrison Redd at Garrison.email@example.com.