BOARD OF DIRECTORS

OUR TEAM MEMBERS

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Jennifer Ligi

Trainer

Favorite moment for me was really fun. Towards the end of some BPD classes, we growled ”Beat PD Today” This was a very funny moment!

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Michelle Hespeler

Owner and founder

Michelle Hespeler is an educator and leader to both adults and children. Her twentyeight year career as a Physical Education teacher and coach was one that taught hundreds of children the benefits of exercise. Her passion to help children learn to be confident, respectful and healthy is evident when you see her teach.

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Terry O'Hara

Teaches in Branford, CT and Old Saybrook, CT

BS in Food and Nutrition, URI, Certified Personal Trainer, NASM, since 2005. Became a certified nutrition coach with Precision Nutrition in 2015. Studied for a certificate for Senior Fitness with NASM during the summer of 2016.

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Linda Derick

Yoga Teacher

A licensed massage therapist for 40 years. She was the Director of the CT Center for Massage Therapy for 20 years, retiring recently to return to her roots and the work that she loves...

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Nancy LaRussa

Trainer

Nancy has been working as a WITs certified personal trainer since 2017. After spending 30 years in insurance she made a career change and followed her passion. Fitness has been part of her life for over 30:year and she wanted to inspire others to help change their lives.

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Vicki Kulas

Teaches in Suffield, CT

ASFA Senior Fitness Association certified and Silver Sneakers trained. A lifelong passion for fitness with many years of teaching high and low impact aerobics for the YMCA and local businesses.

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Lisa Callahan

Teaches in Vernon, CT and Farmington, CT

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Sarah Maben

Trainer

Sarah is an Ace-certified personal trainer with advanced certification in senior fitness and sports nutrition. In addition to teaching classes in East Hartford, she helps with the Beat PD Today newsletter and marketing initiatives.

Thank you to our sponsors and donors!

Christine & George Gerhat

Jackie Koss

Barbara Snyder

Ellen Greenberger

Katherine Gobes

David Birdsey

Brendan Fox

Don & Dorothy Cinti

Ray Merz

 

CONTACT​ US

Beat Parkinson's Today

102 Pitkin Street

East Hartford, CT  06108

inquire@beatpdtoday.com

Tel: 860-918-9594

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