SYNAPTIC ACADEMY™ Course:

Parkinson's Disease for Exercise Professionals

Level up your exercise leadership for people with Parkinson's! 

This online, self-paced course delivers the specialized learning you need to create safe and targeted workouts for people with Parkinson’s.

Launching Winter 2022!

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A 3-phase process that takes the confusion out of Parkinson's exercise plan design:

BUILD...

Foundational knowledge about Parkinson's disease

Understand and integrate client (and care partner!) perspectives and lived experiences

Form relationships and collaborate with the health and wellness providers in your community

TRANSFORM...

Health screening and physical assessments that target the specific needs of clients with PD

Design targeted exercise programs leveraging our exclusive Fab4Fitness Framework™ training method

Scale and individualize Parkinson's-specific exercise programs using our exclusive B.R.A.I.N.S. Framework training method

EMPOWER...

Use research-backed behavior motivation strategies to help clients with PD engage in life-long fitness

Boost your client's confidence in their own inner strength, grit, and resilience

Support your own resilience with evidence-based tools that decrease stress and burnout from helping clients with chronic conditions

A SYNAPTIC ACADEMY Course:

Parkinson's Disease for Exercise Professionals

This Parkinson's Foundation Accredited Exercise Continuing Education Course is designed for exercise professionals who want to BUILD knowledge, TRANSFORM lives, and EMPOWER clients with Parkinson's disease. This self-paced, distance learning course emphasizes skills needed to work one-on-one with an individual with PD as opposed to a group. Continuing education credit applications in process for NASM/AFAA and ACE!

Meet The Instructor

 Theresa Najjar, PT, DPT, MS is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy. Join Theresa as she shares the evidence-based exercise strategies and frameworks she’s developed over her 10+ years of helping people with Parkinson’s so you can build knowledge, transform lives, and empower clients.

Launching Winter 2022

Level up your exercise leadership for people with Parkinson's! Join our waitlist to keep in the loop as this continuing education course prepares to launch!

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