Provides critical in-person and online support services for individuals with Parkinson's Disease.
Improve your quality of life with a community of fighters that have your back!

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Boxing 4 Health is keeping you motivated and exercising  during this crisis by offering virtual classes and more...

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Were you or a loved one recently diagnosed with Parkinson's?

"Our challenges don't define us, our ACTIONS do!"


We are an Independent Health Facility that offers a wide range of instructor led, research backed, high-intensity exercise programs and services created to address the specific needs and interests of seniors and people with Parkinson's disease.

Parkinson's Pathway to Empowerment Program

A wellness program specifically designed to address the symptoms associated with Parkinson’s and to slow the progression of the disease.

Online Exercise Program

Get moving and keep moving from home with a range of live and on-demand that will keep you motivated and can help manage your symptoms.

Wellness & Support Services

Discuss challenges you are having with your diagnosis and get solutions or recommendations to work on to minimize your symptoms.

Programs in Our Gym

In the Ottawa area? Join us for in-person exercise and boxing classes for all levels of ability. Personal training sessions available too! 


"Don't count the days; make the days count."

what our Community is saying


"Don't wait for things to happen - make them happen."

Christine seaby

Regulated Health Professional

Owner and Founder of Boxing 4 Health

As a Registered Massage Therapist for over 14 years Christine Seaby, founder of B4H, was looking for a way to help her clients with Parkinson's disease live a better quality of life. Combined with her professional experience she had also trained in mixed martial arts and believed she could put a strong program together for people with Parkinson's disease to benefit from. 

Christine hopes to continue to grow and help as many people as possible so we can slow down the progression of Parkinson's and help people enjoy a better quality of life. 

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Featured in Print


Ottawa Citizen

February 23, 2018

Fighting back, with fists, against Parkinson's disease

Doug Merriam used to rely on his hands to sweetly pick out notes on his acoustic guitar.

Today, his hands are clenched and wrapped inside a boxing glove, used to punch a bag, sometimes with a boxer’s ferocity...


Hometown News

July 6, 2018

Parkinson’s patients fight back against symptom progression at boxing class in Smiths Falls

Those living with Parkinson’s are fighters. They fight each day to keep the mobility that they have and keep symptoms at bay for as long as possible...


Inside Ottawa Valley

November 7, 2019

Boxing for Parkinson’s a real winner

Kim Ducharme, who leads a boxing class three times a week in the basement of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Smiths Falls, says there’s a misconception about boxing. “People often think of it as just a beat-down...

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