Boxing for Parkinson’s Patients

H:Editorial/Photos/04 April 14/IS 04-03-14??IRIS SMOOT/Acorn Newspapers BEATING BACK THE DIAGNOSIS - Jennifer Parkinson of Newbury Park swings hard at the bag during a mixed class that includes participants in the "Boxing for Parkinsons" program at Title Boxing on Monday, March 31. Parkinson was diagnosed with the disease in 2005 and has seen a complete turnaround in her symptoms since she started boxing.

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BEATING BACK THE DIAGNOSIS – Jennifer Parkinson of Newbury Park swings hard at the bag during a mixed class that includes participants in the “Boxing for Parkinsons” program at Title Boxing on Monday, March 31. Parkinson was diagnosed with the disease in 2005 and has seen a complete turnaround in her symptoms since she started boxing.

H:Editorial/Photos/04 April 14/IS 04-03-14??IRIS SMOOT/Acorn Newspapers BEATING BACK THE DIAGNOSIS - Westlake residents Hanne Buss, left, and Robyn Grenn unwind their wrist wraps after a  mixed class that includes participants in the "Boxing for Parkinsons" program at Title Boxing on Monday, March 31. The new program helps those with the disease with hand-eye coordination, strength, and endurance. Buss has the degenerative disease and Grenn participates as moral support for her husband, Rich.

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BEATING BACK THE DIAGNOSIS – Westlake residents Hanne Buss, left, and Robyn Grenn unwind their wrist wraps after a mixed class that includes participants in the “Boxing for Parkinsons” program at Title Boxing on Monday, March 31. The new program helps those with the disease with hand-eye coordination, strength, and endurance. Buss has the degenerative disease and Grenn participates as moral support for her husband, Rich.

H:Editorial/Photos/04 April 14/IS 04-03-14??IRIS SMOOT/Acorn Newspapers BEATING BACK THE DIAGNOSIS - Westlake resident Rich Grenn, left, spars with Title Boxing lead trainer Josh Ripley during a mixed class that includes participants in the "Boxing for Parkinsons" program  on Monday, March 31. The new program helps those with the disease with hand-eye coordination, strength, and endurance.

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BEATING BACK THE DIAGNOSIS – Westlake resident Rich Grenn, left, spars with Title Boxing lead trainer Josh Ripley during a mixed class that includes participants in the “Boxing for Parkinsons” program on Monday, March 31. The new program helps those with the disease with hand-eye coordination, strength, and endurance.

H:Editorial/Photos/04 April 14/IS 04-03-14??IRIS SMOOT/Acorn Newspapers BEATING BACK THE DIAGNOSIS - From left, Bob Seegan of Agoura, Michelle Kavlan of Agoura and Henry Rollins of Thousand Oaks feel the burn with repeated jabs to the bag during a mixed class that includes participants in the "Boxing for Parkinsons" program at Title Boxing on Monday, March 31. The new program helps those with the disease with hand-eye coordination, strength, and endurance.

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BEATING BACK THE DIAGNOSIS – From left, Bob Seegan of Agoura, Michelle Kavlan of Agoura and Henry Rollins of Thousand Oaks feel the burn with repeated jabs to the bag during a mixed class that includes participants in the “Boxing for Parkinsons” program at Title Boxing on Monday, March 31. The new program helps those with the disease with hand-eye coordination, strength, and endurance.

H:Editorial/Photos/04 April 14/IS 04-03-14??IRIS SMOOT/Acorn Newspapers BEATING BACK THE DIAGNOSIS - Camarillo resident Michael Wharton determinedly punches away at the bag with his classmates during a mixed class that includes participants in the "Boxing for Parkinsons" program at Title Boxing on Monday, March 31. The new program helps those with the disease with hand-eye coordination, strength, and endurance.

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BEATING BACK THE DIAGNOSIS – Camarillo resident Michael Wharton determinedly punches away at the bag with his classmates during a mixed class that includes participants in the “Boxing for Parkinsons” program at Title Boxing on Monday, March 31. The new program helps those with the disease with hand-eye coordination, strength, and endurance.

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