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Photo: Kendra Simonds, P.T.A.

Kendra received her degree in physical therapy assistant studies from Naugatuck Valley Community College in Waterbury, Connecticut. Previously, she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in fine arts and education from California State University Long Beach and her Master of Arts degree in gerontology from St. Joseph’s University in West Hartford, Connecticut. She also studied massage therapy at the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy in Newington.

With extensive experience as a physical therapy assistant and massage therapist, Kendra heads our Sports and Massage Therapy program for nonsurgical treatment of orthopedic injuries and conditions.

Education & Training

  • Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts/Education: California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA
  • Master of Arts in Gerontology: St. Joseph’s University, West Hartford, CT
  • Associate of Science, Physical Therapy Assistant Studies: Naugatuck Valley Community College, Waterbury, CT


  • Basic Life Support, American Heart Assocation