ROCK STEADY BOXING - SANTA FE
PUNCHING OUT PARKINSON'S
We are learning every day that there are ways in which people with Parkinson’s disease can enhance their daily quality of life and even build impressive power, strength, flexibility and speed! By exercising with Coaches who know the ropes, you can fight your way out of the corner and start to feel and function better. Boxing works by moving your body in all planes of motion while continuously changing the routine as you progress through the workout. These classes have proven that anyone, at any level of Parkinson’s, can lessen their symptoms and lead a healthier/happier life.
Call us today to schedule an initial assessment and join class!
We need volunteers to help out in class, contact us for more information!
Board of Directors
Adrienne Shurbet | Executive Director
Adrienne trained and received her Pilates Instructor certification with internationally recognized master teacher trainer Michele Larsson and Core Dynamics. She is also a Certified Pilates Trainer through the Pilates Method Alliance. She became a certified Rock Steady Boxing Coach in 2016 and established Rock Steady Boxing Santa Fe in January 2017, growing the program to include 6 certified RSB coaches and over 50 Boxers fighting back against Parkinson’s.
Loren Testa | President
Loren is a native Santa Fean and married Catherine Carr in 2006. He has been a Financial Advisor with Edward Jones since 2007 and has served on a number of local boards, and continues to be active with Rotary and Espanola Humane. He has volunteered with RSB Santa Fe since its inception in 2017, and is particularly proud to have participated in founding POPSF.
James W. Robins | Vice-President
Columbia College (NYC) '70 BA, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism '73 MS Reporter, The Associated Press - 1973-to-1978 Reporter, The Wall Street Journal - 1978-to-1979 Served as President, The Robins Group, Inc., La Jolla, CA, a closed, family owned private equity group of mid-sized, domestic manufacturing companies - 1979-to-2017 Retired - Aug. 2017 Served as a board member of all the group companies and chairman of the board of 3 of the group companies, with full governance authority and liability.
Trish Parks | Secretary
Trish has over 25 years of experience working in corporate and public event management. She has been an integral part of the national production community, and has either produced, executive produced or been a part of hundreds of events.
Since moving to Santa Fe, Trish has been the Executive Producer and Co-Founder for the New Mexico Platinum Music Awards while serving on the board of the New Mexico Music Commission Foundation. As part of the Music Foundation she helped to initiate the “Music in Schools” program bringing a wide range of musicians into the Santa Fe public schools. She is also a member of the New Mexico Museum of Art’s Friends of Contemporary Art and Photography (FOCAP) steering committee and a proud volunteer for Rock Steady.
Richard White | Treasurer
A native Santa Fean, Richard has been involved with the local business community since 1981. He’s been supporting area non-profits with event management services for the past fourteen years. Richard is a Rock Steady Boxing coach, grief facilitator and board member at Gerard’s House and sits on the board of Jambo Kids Foundation.
Bridget is a ‘recovering’ attorney who practiced criminal litigation and insurance defense in Minnesota. In 2000, she moved to Santa Fe and transitioned into nonprofit management where she specializes in building relationships with diverse stakeholders. Bridget leads the team at Española Humane and enjoys spending quality time with her wife, Alana, and their adopted pets.
Drew is a native of Santa Fe and a proud graduate of West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas. He has been in the golf business since 1999, first as a touring professional and then a collegiate coach, and now as a club and teaching professional. Drew sits on the HOA board for the community of Park Plazas and The First Tee of Central New Mexico.