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Beat the freeze

15 ways to just say no to standing still when faced with a freezing episode… If you’re in class, try counting out punches when freezing happens – either 1234 or actual punch combo numbers. Lift up your hands to the side while breathing in, then just let them drop. Repeat 2 or 3 times. 5 S…

Big Mike destroying the heavy bag.

Badass 3.0

Being badass is often seen as the province of the young and healthy. Get your tickets now for Ignite Seattle 32, where you’ll hear from Rock Steady Boxing Seattle founder Karen Johanson about her badass crew that doesn’t fit that stereotype, who show up every week for a fight club that tells disease to get lost.

Fighter > coach

SO excited to announce that one of our fighters, Geof, is on his way to Indianapolis to get certified as a Rock Steady Boxing coach so he can help assist and build our program! In case you missed past interviews with him, Geof pretty much avoided exercise his entire life until he started coming to our…

The social impact of Rock Steady Boxing

The latest Rock Steady Boxing study looks at the positive social impact of the program. “Physical [benefits] was one reason [for joining]. But it was also really delightful to have this group of acquaintances who we could talk with each other about Parkinson’s and about medication and about the things that we experience. Some of…

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The Parky wish list

It’s that time of year when people are compiling wish lists and looking for the perfect present. With that in mind, here’s a compilation of books, multimedia and exercise options that are favorites of Rock Steady Boxing Seattle plus our global community of friends. Caregiving Be Here With Love Coloring Book: Inspirational Coloring Words to…