Rebecca is an author, psychotherapist, group fitness instructor, advocate and extreme athlete who is almost completely blind and deaf.
Rebecca was born with a rare genetic disorder called Usher Syndrome Type III, in which she is simultaneously losing both her sight and hearing.
She was diagnosed when she was a teenager and yet despite living with this very difficult disorder, Rebecca has two master’s degrees from Columbia, is a practicing psychotherapist, a LuLulemon Athletica ambassador and teaches spin and HIIT classes regularly.
Pick up a copy of her critically acclaimed memoir, Not Fade Away: A Memoir of Senses Lost and Found.
Meet the Squad
Sweat to Change is a group of women and men who empower each other through our stories, give back through charity and re-define our limits in workouts.
This is Sweat To Change.