On this episode, we talk with Lesley Bezdek-Cohen, PT, DPT about the different benefits of yoga for athletes. Lesley is the Lead Physical Therapist at Rush Physical Therapy?s Andersonville, Illinois clinic. Lesley danced professionally with ballet and jazz companies prior to going back to school for physical therapy and has been teaching yoga since 2009.

Lesley earned a bachelor’s degree in dance performance and doctorate of physical therapy from Northwestern University. Lesley danced professionally with ballet and jazz companies prior to going back to school for physical therapy, and has been teaching yoga since 2009. She is also Active Release Technique certified and enjoys treating patients of all diagnoses. Lesley has a passion for discussing factors that contribute to a patient?s health.

 

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