What is Parkinson's Disease?
In Parkinson’s disease, certain nerve cells (neurons) in the brain gradually break down or die. Many of the symptoms are due to a loss of neurons that produce a chemical messenger in your brain called dopamine. When dopamine levels decrease, it causes abnormal brain activity, leading to signs of Parkinson’s disease.
Outpace Parkinson's Retreat Event
Sanjay is an Integrative Neurologist and movement disorder specialist at Monash Health and Peninsula Health, and has been the Director at Dandenong Neurology since 2007. He is also a visiting professor for the division of “Yoga & Life Sciences” with the S-VYASA Yoga University in Bangalore, India. Sanjay has a keen interest in holistic living and is proactive in teaching his patients and students how to enrich their lives through an integrative approach to health and wellbeing.
Participants must have a fair degree of mobility (light to moderately affected), and be able to manage their own care and mobility. Yoga and movement form a significant portion of this retreat. Attending with a support person is encouraged where possible
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