The National Paralysis Resource Center (operated by the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation) has launched a new partnership with Kakana to offer free adaptive fitness opportunities people living with paralysis.
Kakana is a groundbreaking streaming fitness platform designed to be inclusive and accessible. Kakana (meaning bold, determined, daring and courageous) was created to offer intense and engaging fitness classes both live and on-demand, to people of all abilities. The inclusive and unique platform also includes fitness instructors with disabilities to guide the audience through each workout.
The new partnership kicked off in February, with an educational webinar featuring Kakana Instructor Jesi Stracham, Reeve Foundation's PRC Program Coordinator TJ Griffin, Para-Powerlifter Garrison Redd, Team USA Wheelchair Rugby Chuck Aoki, and Kakana’s Founder Matt Ney.
This new collaboration is part of the PRC's efforts to expand the availability of inclusive, accessible physical fitness opportunities. Register and learn more.
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ACL funds the Paralysis Resource Center to provide comprehensive information for people living with spinal cord injury, paralysis, and mobility-related disabilities and their support networks. Resources include information and referral by phone and email in multiple languages, including Spanish; a peer and family support mentoring program; a military and veterans program; multicultural outreach services; quality of life grants; and a national website.