Pictured L to R: Jill Casey Weyer – COTA, Valerie Briggs – OT, Nik Kalinichenko – PTA

I wanted to officially introduce our newest Kansas Rock Steady Boxing Coaches (see photos)! They have had their new titles for one week and had 5 calls for patients ready to start the program. We are super excited for what’s to come! Pictured: Jill Casey Weyer – COTA, Valerie Briggs – OT, Nik Kalinichenko – PTA

Rock Steady Boxing (RSB), a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in 2006, gives people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) hope by improving their quality of life through a non-contact, boxing-inspired fitness curriculum. RSB’s mission is to empower people to “fight back” against Parkinson’s disease and enriches both individuals and the community by improving the wellness of older adults.

RSB is the only organization in the world well-positioned with an effective, replicable model to address the quality of life needs of men and women dealing with Parkinson’s disease today. Bring RSB and hope to your community by becoming an affiliate of Rock Steady Boxing.

As an affiliate of Rock Steady Boxing you will have the benefit of brand marketing, training support, website presence, startup materials and online certification training. Read More…RSB Benefits of Affiliation

By Jordynn Knipp, DOR, The Healthcare Resort of Olathe, Olathe, KS