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  • 9/22/2022Our next online PK Silver Coaching Specialist Workshop takes place NOVEMBER 5TH & 6TH @12-4pm EST!
    Are you a fitness professional interested in learning a whole new set of skills to serve your 3rd ager population?  Parkour x Falls Prevention is an exciting new frontier in older adult fitness, and PK Move is leading the way!  To learn more or begin the sign up process, reach out to us at coaching@pkmove.org

  • 8/30/2022 – PK Move After School Parkour Camp at Oswald Durant Center kicks off September 6th and runs every Tuesday and Thursday from 4:30 – 5:30.  There’s still slots open for your young ninja (ages 7-12) to sign up.  Visit our PK4Kids page to register with RPCA!

  • 6/18/2022 – For the first time, PK Move is offering its innovative Parkour + Falls Prevention Curriculum as a two-day online workshop!  On August 13th & 14th we’ll host our very first workshop over Zoom, covering parkour history, fundamental techniques and concepts, and how to translate them as falls prevention training for 3rd agers (50+).  We’re so excited to finally share this curriculum with like-minded fitness professionals who LOVE TO MOVE!  Check out https://www.pkmove.org/pk-silver-online-workshop/ to learn more!

  • 6/16/2022 – One down, seven to go!  Our first Summer Camp of 2021 is in the books!  5 days outside learning the fundamentals of play, teamwork, and recovery (yes, we made the kids stretch.  It wasn’t their favorite!).  We still have some spots open for the remaining camps.  Don’t miss out!  Register your little ninja at RPCA (type “parkour” into the search field).

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The Science of Play

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If I told you there was a pill that could improve your mood, extend your lifespan by a decade, and reduce your chance of dying from any cause, you'd take it, right?  Of course you would.  Now, when I tell you that "pill" is exercise - which is proven to confer all...

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