Parkinson’s Wellness Course

Parkinson’s Wellness Course

CEU Approved – 4 CEUs with PT State Board & ACSM

Learn 25 dynamic seated and standing exercises to improve 
balance, posture and promote larger movements while inspiring your client to love exercising! 

Next Virtual LIVE Dates

Regular Price $399.99 (ACTIVATOR®  Poles and Accessories included) – Early Bird $349.99 

May 27th, 2023, | 1:30 to 5:30 pm EST (10:30 am to 2:30 pm PST) | Cost $399.99  

Sept 16th, 2023, | 1:30 to 5:30 pm EST (10:30 am to 2:30 pm PST) | Cost $399.99  

Discover how to be instrumental in facilitating your patient’s goals to become more confident, independent and active within their community.  

Game changer is a common term from patients with Parkinson’s describing this program

Evidence-based ACTIVATOR® Poles are prescribed as best practice in Canada and abroad to improve outcomes for balance, posture and all aspects of gait for Parkinson’s rehab.  

Learn how to use this unique patented design to achieve maximum benefit for the ACTIVATOR Technique for balance and ACTIVATOR PUSH for enhancing larger movements in exercise program. Your patients will love this revolutionary program that significantly improves walking ability while inspiring them to exercise!   


Audience:  physical therapists, occupational therapists, PTAs, OTAs, ATs


Intro, Research Review, ACTIVATOR Technique for Balance, Assessment, Contraindications,  Urban Poling/Nordic walking Technique for Higher Intensity & Earlier Stages of PD. 


  • Perspectives from Patients with Parkinson’s
  • ACTIVATOR Push Technique for exercises to improve balance, posture & enhanced movement 
  • Guidelines for Group Exercise Programs
  • 25 Dynamic Seated, Standing & Gait Exercises for Parkinson’s Rehab 

* Please note that access to this course is available for six months.

Presenter: Sunhan Anderson - DPT BSc, ON Canada
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Sunhan completed her doctorate degree in Physical Therapy in 2006 at the University of Minnesota. She is certified in: the LSVT BIG, PWR! Moves, and Rock Steady Boxing program.  Sunhan is currently working towards a diploma in Advanced Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy.  Sunhan enjoys the challenges of working with clients with multiple conditions, with her main focus being the rehabilitation of patients with neurological diagnoses like Parkinson’s, Stroke, and Multiple Sclerosis (MS).  

Also highly experienced in treating orthopaedic conditions, Sunhan works with a variety of clients whose conditions include  sports injuries, strains/sprains, arthritis, and post-operative rehabilitation.  In addition to helping individual clients, Sunhan also leads weekly group exercise classes for people with Parkinson’s.. Sunhan strives to promote an active lifestyle and helps clients return to activities that bring joy in their lives by providing evidence-based treatment.

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Disclosure Statement

Mandy Shintani is the developer of the ACTIVATOR Poles and technique and course, as well as the co-owner of Urban Poling Inc. that distributes and sells ACTIVATOR and Urban Poles.

CEU Approved by USA PT State Boards

This course is approved for 4 Contact Hours through RHE-Cert, the PT accreditation program of Redefine Health Education (RHE). RHE is the sponsoring provider of this course. If you have questions about CEUs for the ACTIVATOR course with your state, please contact

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Course participants can expect a full refund (minus the $25 registration fee) up to one week prior to the course. Cancellations up to 48 hours prior to the course will receive 75% of the registration fee. With less than 48 hours notice, 50% of the registration fee will be returned.

Note: Participants should only use this knowledge to work within their professional boundaries as determined by their association and college.

The American College of Sports Medicine’s Professional Education Committee certifies that “Urban Poling Inc.” meets the criteria ACSM Approved Provider status from (2019 – December 2022). Approved Providers and their content reflect the concepts of their respective organizations and do not necessarily represent the positions or policies of ACSM. Provider-ship # 843871. ACSM approved provider-ship of this program does not imply endorsement of the sponsoring organization’s products/services.

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