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Parkinson's Global Project ®️

$13,198 of $30,000 goal

Raised by 108 people in 6 months
The Parkinson's Global Project ® is dedicated to funding Parkinson's research and supporting Parkinson's associations around the world.

Neuro-rehabilitation specialist, Karl Sterling has spent many years traveling, researching with, and educating neurologists, physical therapists, fitness trainers, people with Parkinson's, and caregivers all over the world.

While a significant amount of research has been conducted studying benefits of exercise and movement in relation to Parkinson's disease, much more needs to be done.

Informal research shows significant benefits of specific tools, exercises, and cognitive training techniques for people with Parkinson's disease. Together with several universities in the USA, the Parkinson's Global Project ® will fund studies on several leading edge products and rehabilitation techniques.

These studies will include:

STUDY #1: Naboso textured insoles - One of the most effective, yet highly under-utilized ways to improve dynamic stability is to focus on optimizing sensory stimulation of the feet. Touch creates an access point between the environment and the brain to better control movement coordination and improve posture. We have seen countless people with Parkinson's realize immediate improvements in balance, stability, stride length, stride symmetry, velocity, and reduction of falls using Naboso textured insoles. 

STUDY #2: RockTape - In Parkinson's disease, we often see a stooped over posture. Less than optimal posture leads to less than optimal movement and increased risk of falling. Postural taping with RockTape has shown benefits in improving posture, gait, and overall movement.  When we move more efficiently, we reduce the risk of falling.

STUDY #3: Hypersphere Vibrating Ball - There is already research to show that vibration therapy helps to improve movement. Our study will look at benefits of vibration in relation to temporarily reducing tremors, relieving constipation, restlest syndrome, and much more.

STUDY #4: Cognitive Training During Focused Movement - We know that the brain can create new neural firing pathways and we can train the brain to help us develop new skills. In this study, we will look at training techniques we have used for many years involving various forms of simultaneous focused movement along with vestibular system activation, visual system activation, hand-eye coordination, and cognitive exercises.

Together, with appropriate medications and dosages, use of optimal tools and exercise techniques and strategies, the quality of life for the person with Parkinson's is sure to improve. It is a goal of the Parkinson's Global Project ® to have insurance companies view the positive results from our research, take a proactive approach, and offer coverage of these tools and exercise classes for people with Parkinson's.

In the summer of 2019, the Parkinson's Global Project ® will host their first annual Cornhole tournament in Baldwinsville, New York. All proceeds go towards Parkinson's research and education.

In February of 2019, in an effort to raise awareness of Parkinson's and help towards funding of research that is necessary, Karl Sterling began an amazing recording project with dear friends and musical heroes, Jimmy Haslip, Jeff Richman, Peter Erskine, Scott Kinsey, Gary Novakand other musical guests. All talent and studio time is donated.

This will be a CD with a powerful message to people with Parkinson’s entitled "Dream!” The intention of this message is to deliver inspiration, education, hope, and help change lives!

Pre-order donation levels include the following:

$ 30:  Parkinson's Global Project  ®️  T-Shirt OR a copy of the CD
$ 45:  signed copy of CD by Jimmy, Jeff, and Karl
$ 70:  signed copy of CD, a Parkinson's Global Project  ®️  T-Shirt
$ 135: signed copy of CD, a Parkinson's Global Project  ®️  T-Shirt, and a copy of the Parkinson’s Regeneration Training ®️ resource book authored by Karl Sterling

CD release date will be in late June of 2019.

** Corporate sponsorships are available (see below). For details, email: karl@parkinsonsglobalproject.org

** EMAIL KARL at: karl@parkinsonsglobalproject.org with your shirt size and shipping address

Bottom line - this and future projects have the goal of CHANGING LIVES for people with Parkinson's and helping them to live a full and active life.

We greatly appreciate your generous donations as we get this amazing project and research underway.

Best wishes and thank you!

Karl

Parkinson’s Global Project ® Premier Sponsorship Levels

Platinum Sponsor (option #1): $10,000
– Premier sponsorship naming for the annual Parkinson’s Global Project ® 5K/10K run
– Inside front cover of ad calendar and display advertising at all PGP events
– Featured in newspaper and social media advertising for all PGP events
– Logo featured on website for one year & on event invitations and materials
– 10 tickets to the annual Parkinson’s Global Project, Inc ® fundraising event
– 10 free entries to the annual Parkinson’s Global Project, Inc ® 5K/10K run

Platinum Sponsor (option #2): $10,000
– Premier sponsorship naming for the annual Parkinson’s Global Project, Inc ® annual fundraising event
– Inside back cover of ad calendar and display advertising at events
– Featured in newspaper and social media advertising for all PGP events
– Logo featured on website for one year & on event invitations and materials
– 10 tickets to the annual Parkinson’s Global Project, Inc ® fundraising event
– 10 free entries to the annual Parkinson’s Global Project, Inc ® 5K/10K run

Gold Sponsor(s): $5,000
– Full page ad in ad calendar and display advertising at all PGP events
– Featured in newspaper and social media advertising for all PGP events
– Logo featured on website for one year & and on invitations and event materials
– 6 tickets to annual fundraising event
– 6 free entries to the annual Parkinson’s Global Project, Inc ® 5K/10K run

Silver Sponsors: $2,500
– ½ page ad in ad calendar
– Display advertising at all PGP events
– Featured in newspaper and social media advertising for all PGP events
– Name listed on event invitations and logo featured on website for six months
– 4 tickets to the annual Parkinson’s Global Project, Inc ® fundraising event                   
– 4 free entries to the annual Parkinson’s Global Project, Inc ® 5K/10K run

Bronze Sponsors: $1,000
– ½ page ad in ad calendar
– Featured in social media advertising for PGP events
– Name listed on event invitations and logo featured on website for six months
– 2 tickets to the annual Parkinson’s Global Project, Inc ® fundraising event
– 2 free entries to the annual Parkinson’s Global Project, Inc ® 5K/10K run

Partner Sponsor: $500
– ¼ page ad in ad calendar and logo featured on website for six months
– 1 ticket to the annual Parkinson’s Global Project, Inc ® fundraising event                   
– 1 free entry to the annual Parkinson’s Global Project, Inc ® 5K/10K run
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On Friday, May 4, 2019 in Chihuahua, Mexico - we had an amazing group of people with PD, caregivers, neurologists, and medical professionals attending our workshop.

A special THANK YOU goes out to these wonderful people. Thank you for being so enthusiastic and interactive! I will return soon to deliver much more education!
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If you're in the Syracuse, NY area, please sign up and attend (it's FREE with a FREE brunch!)

April 30, 2019 Parkinson’s Learning Day
Parkinson’s Movement & Learning Day with Karl Sterling Event registration
April 30, 2019 – 10:00-2:00pm
Holiday Inn: 441 Electronics Pkwy, Liverpool, NY 13088

Exercise is proving to be one of the best ways of managing Parkinson’s disease symptoms. Karl Sterling, founder of Parkinson’s Global Project, Inc., will present a workshop based on studies that validate how regular exercise and cognitive training can improve gait, balance, stability, strength, mobility, dual-tasking and motor control.

Other topics to be included in the “Learning & Movement Day” are:

Neurologist Perspective on Parkinson’s – Dr. J. Antonelle de Marcaida
Caregiver Issues – Brenda Schrader
Nutrition and Fitness – Jeramy Freeman
Enjoy a FREE brunch

There is no charge, but registration is required

Register at: www.parkinsonsglobalproject.org

Contact us at: 935-7488 or karl@parkinsonsglobalproject.org
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Hello friends and THANK YOU to our supporters! Vocals were recently added to this beautiful song, "Don't Give Up" buy Peter Gabriel. I'm so pleased at how this and all the other songs are coming together. ENJOY
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Here's a rough mix of a song that will be on our Parkinson's awareness CD. This is an amazing arrangement of Justin Beiber's "Where Are You Now?" arranged by keyboard genius, Scott Kinsey. Vocals: the amazing Naina Kundu. ENJOY
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