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Join Long Island for our Mini Conference! 

When: April 23, 8:30am - 12:45pm
Where: NYIT Old Westbury Campus

 

Online registration is now closed. Course handouts are HERE.


 

Long Island PT Day of Service


 

18 Long Island District NYPTA member volunteered at HappyFest, the country's very first all-ages, all-abilities wheelchair accessible obstacle course at the Long Island Sports Park on Saturday, October 15th!  Happyfest is about family fitness, togetherness and inclusion and is designed so that all friends and family can do the course and cross the finish line TOGETHER. PT's are assigned to every obstacle on the 1+ mile course to assist as needed with the obstacle or it's alternative option, This was a great opportunity for PT's to make a difference to participate in on National PT Day of Service!   


 

UPCOMING OPPORTUNITIES FROM YOUR DISTRICT

 

ATTENTION  MEMBERS

FALL CONTINUING ED COURSE OFFERING
November 6th, 8:00am - 4:00pm

 

Yoga as a Therapeutic Modality. How to Integrate Yoga into your Rehabilitation Program

Presenter: Venise Mule Glass PT, MA, DPT, OCS, CSCS, cpt, RYT-200 

 

Course Description:

The participants will learn the principles of yoga, how to integrate mindfulness, meditation, yoga postures, and breath work into their patient treatment. Certain medical conditions will be discussed, as well as contraindications and indications will be taught. Specific yoga postures (Asanas) and breath work\breathing techniques (pranayama), will be demonstrated, and practiced, in a therapist-led yoga session.

 

Click here for the full event details, and to register!

 

CLICK HERE FOR COURSE HANDOUT - posted 11/08/16

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October 15th is National PT Day of Service, it's never to late to plan and do something at your facility or within the community!!

 

Still thinking about what to do?

 

We have been offered a wonderful event to volunteer at:  Happyfest!  

 

HappyFest, the country's very first all-ages, all-abilities wheelchair accessible obstacle course, is coming to Calverton at the Long Island Sports Park on Saturday, October 15th!

 

Happyfest is designed so that all friends and family can do the course and cross the finish line TOGETHER.  Every single obstacle on the 1+ mile course has an alternative option, for all who choose, which is accessible.  It is wheelchair and autism friendly.  The day is about family fitness, togetherness and inclusion.

 

The success of this groundbreaking, inclusive event - an accessible obstacle course for ALL - is dependent on our PT volunteers.

 

The time commitment for all PT Volunteers is from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm.

 

Student volunteers must be 2nd year PTA or 2nd/3rd Year DPT who have had clinical experience with neurologically impairment.

 

For more information and to register click here. Take a moment and check out the flyer.

This is such a worthwhile event so please share it with your patients and clients.

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