About The Author
Wanda Jean Swenson, PT
Wanda Swenson has been a physical therapist for over 30 years. She received her education at San Francisco State University and received her Physical Therapy degree from the University of California at San Francisco in 1986.
She began working at Kaiser Permanente Oakland, CA outpatient department in 1988. After moving to Sonoma County in 1993, she worked at Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa, CA, becoming a clinical instructor in addition to treating patients individually and teaching classes. She is a member of the APTA.
Retiring from Kaiser Permanente in 2013, she continues to practice physical therapy in her rural community in the coastal hills of Sonoma County, where she and her wife Gayle live and tend an olive grove to produce olive oil. Writing her first book, she brings together her life long interest in eastern philosophies and mind body awareness, with her dedication to physical therapy in her “How Of Ow” approach to self-care.