Disclaimer: Not every exercise is appropriate or safe for every individual, so please use your best judgement and consult your health care provider.
Priscilla Sharun is a fitness enthusiast and active member of the international FSHD Instagram online community through her Instagram account FSHD Wellness. Priscilla brings her experience as a former Taekwondo instructor, 20 years practicing yoga and pilates, and her personal journey of navigating exercise with FSHD. She leads a series of low-impact, seated exercises that focus on intentional and controlled movements to enhance core strength, mobility and even mood. It focuses on smaller and deeper muscles.
This video requires a stable chair or stool (back of chair is optional). You can also use light weights ranging from 1lb to 5lb.
For all of the FSHD Society’s resources on exercise and fitness, visit FSHD University.
Priscilla also recommends:
- FSHDLife on Instagram for low-impact hand and foot exercises
- Getting Physical with FSHD on Facebook
To join our twice-monthly Feeling Fit with FSHD Zoom meetings, visit The Gathering Place on our website, where you can find a variety of online communities that fit your needs and life stage.
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