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Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind and Body

Fitness for Parkinson's - Advanced

Classes include stretching, core strengthening and balance training customized to the needs and levels of the class. Concepts from LSVT BIG®, PWR®, boxing, yoga, agility and strength training will be incorporated. All classes are taught by licensed physical therapists, specialized in Parkinson’s disease. A high-intensity class for those who use no assistive devices and are able to tolerate moderate- to high-intensity exercises/activities.

sessions

November 5 - December 17
Mon 2:00 PM - Mon 3:00 PM

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instructor

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Samantha Sawicki

Samantha graduated from the MGH Institute of Health Professions with a doctorate in physical therapy. She received her undergraduate degrees in both natural science and dance at Loyola Marymount University. Prior to joining the Emerson staff, Samantha had clinical experiences in skilled nursing and outpatient settings, including a year-long internship at Emerson’s Center for Rehabilitative and Sport Therapies. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association.