Welcome to PVA’s online adaptive programs’ page! Our goal is to provide year-round fitness and wellness programs specifically designed for Veterans of all ability levels, and best of all, they’re completely FREE.

No matter where you are on your health and wellness journey, we are here to provide support.
Our comprehensive programs are designed to meet your individual needs, aiding you in maintaining a healthy lifestyle, connecting with fellow Veterans, and learning from trusted experts.

Joining our community is easy, so don’t hesitate! We are excited to meet you in one of our upcoming sessions.

Currently, we are offering sessions for the following programs:

Women’s only classes:
• Yoga
• Health and wellness coaching

Co-ed classes:
• Strength training and conditioning

To learn more about a specific program, simply click on the tab below.

Adaptive Yoga

Vinyasa Yoga for Adaptive Athletes

Instructor, Corynne Smith

PVA’s vinyasa yoga for female adaptive athletes is a calming and flowing style. Corynne Smith, a certified yoga instructor trained in adapting traditional yoga movements and postures for a wide range of abilities, will be the instructor for these classes. 

During the classes, participants will move through specific yoga poses and flow, integrating breath with movement. Vinyasa yoga focuses on building strength, improving flexibility, balance, relaxation, and stress management. Corynne’s classes are an excellent opportunity for adaptive athletes and individuals who want to enhance their sports performance and build self-confidence or physical and mental well-being.

Classes will be every Tuesday at 12 PM ET. Classes start January 31. Click here to view the class schedule and register for a class.

Fitness Training

Strength Training for Adaptive Athletes

Instructor, Regina Stone

The strength training classes will help individuals of all abilities improve their physical strength and fitness. Regina Stone, a certified personal trainer trained in adapting exercises for individuals with disabilities and injuries, will lead these courses. We encourage individuals of all fitness levels to attend these classes. 

Regina will introduce a variety of adaptive fitness exercises using hand weights, resistance bands, and functional movements.

Participants will work on strength, endurance, and flexibility. Strength training also incorporates cardiovascular and strength training exercises to improve overall fitness and help participants achieve their fitness goals. These classes are an excellent opportunity for adaptive athletes and individuals who want to work out to enhance their sports performance or physical and mental well-being.

Classes will be every Thursday at 12 PM ET. Classes start February 2. Click here to view the class schedule and register for a class.

Health and Wellness

Dr. Audrey Lee, a sports nutrition and performance coach, will lead a health and wellness accountability group this winter. This program will last 12 weeks, and the first six weeks will only be open to women. Dr. Lee, who has taught numerous yoga and nutrition classes for PVA members, will now focus on topics such as body awareness and body image, creating healthy sleep habits, making daily routines, etc. Throughout this program, Dr. Lee will help participants set and meet health and wellness goals for the year. 

Classes will be every Wednesday at 12 PM ET. Classes start February 1. Click here to view the class schedule and register for a class.