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Meet Our Boot Camp Coaches

On Saturday, May 6 we held our spring boot camp instructor training at the Yoshida Event Center at Mt. Hood Community College. Exercise instructors and physical therapists from around the Pacific Northwest gathered to […]

By |May 8th, 2017|Exercise|Comments Off|

Wellness Retreat

Registration is now open for our next wellness retreat on June 25, 2017 at the Yoshida’s Garden View Estate in Troutdale, Oregon. Join us for a day of exercise, nutrition, and emotional health workshops […]

Thank you Miami!

Thank you to everyone who came out to support our events in Miami. On March 31, 2017, the Miami Heat honored Brian’s NBA career and work as a Parkinson’s advocate during the game. Check […]

Shake It Till We Make It

Join us in Portland on May 19 for Shake It Till We Make It! Our gala includes a cocktail hour, three course dinner, and live and silent auctions, emcee’d by Drew Carney. Get your […]

Boot Camp Instructor Training

BGF’s Power Forward Boot Camp was developed as a high-intensity exercise for people in the early stages of Parkinson’s. The aim is to get people with Parkinson’s exercising at their highest intensity, at the […]

By |March 25th, 2017|Exercise|Comments Off|

Mindful Meditation

Meditation helps to reduce stress and improve immune system function. For people with Parkinson’s, meditation can also help with symptoms such as anxiety and depression. Ready to give it a try? Find a quiet […]

By |March 4th, 2017|Community, Wellness|Comments Off|

Salad Rolls

Straight from our cooking class series is this delicious recipe for salad rolls. Filled with veggies and spices, our rolls are packed with nutrients. If you’re having a hard time rolling the rice paper […]

By |March 3rd, 2017|Nutrition, Nutrition Tip|Comments Off|

Pints for Parkinson’s

Pints for Parkinson’s is coming back to the beer capitol for Parkinson’s Awareness Month! Throughout April, purchase a Pints Passport for $25 and a portion of proceeds benefits the Brian Grant Foundation. You’ll get […]

By |March 1st, 2017|Community|Comments Off|

Southwestern Tacos

Straight from our cooking classes comes this recipe for Southwestern Tacos. Chef Kevin’s recipe is full of nutrients from a variety of veggies, spices, and olive oil. Check out the recipe below!

• 2 tbsp olive […]

By |February 28th, 2017|Nutrition, Nutrition Tip|Comments Off|

BGF Cooks!

Grab your apron and come cook with us! Thanks to our partners at Fred Meyer and Urban Restaurant Group, we’re hosting a four-part cooking class series dedicated to Parkinson’s nutrition. Classes will be a […]

By |February 27th, 2017|Nutrition|Comments Off|