Category Archives: stretching

Older Adults and Physical Activity

A recent article published in the Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy sought to compare performance in physical activity measures in adults who did and did not meet the US Department of Health and Human Services’ 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for …
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What’s New–Yoga Edition

Prenatal Yoga | Saturday, Sept. 8 | 8:00-9:15 AM We’re so excited to offer another great resource for expecting moms here at CT! Prenatal Yoga is appropriate for any stage of pregnancy.  No previous yoga experience is necessary.  Prenatal yoga …
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Core Concepts | New Free Workshop Series!

Regular readers, patients and students know we’re always talking about the core: those  muscles in the abdomen, back, bottom, and pelvis that provide stability and help drive so much of our movement. A complex system of muscles comprises our core, …
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Harp Yoga | Thursday, Aug. 23 | 6:00-7:30 PM

Join us for a special evening of yoga practice and live harp music! Instructor Lynn Batalden, DPT, will lead us through a series of asanas (yoga poses) as harpist Sofia Mattson plays us her music. Beginners are very welcome; poses …
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Pilates for Life

“Do you guys have Pilates?” We hear this question occasionally at Creative Therapeutics, and it makes sense: the principles of Pilates are right in line with our practice, as well as the types of classes and workshops we’ve offered–everything from …
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Body Rolling Workshop: Upper Body | Thursday, June 14 | 6:00-7:15 PM

Wow! We had a great turnout of brave souls for the lower body-focused portion of our Body Rolling Workshop last month. We hope to continue the pain fun next month as we turn our attention to the upper body–back, shoulders, …
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Amy Prais Goes for RYT 500

Yoga instructor Amy Prais has begun working to complete her next level of yoga training. Amy is currently registered as an RYT 200. An RYT 500 means she will complete an additional 300 hours of teacher training and have been …
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Body Rolling Workshop: Lower Body | Thurs., Apr. 26 | 6:00-7:15 PM

Sometimes, you just got to bear down and roll with it. Rolling out that tight IT band on a foam roll? You may not like it–but you know you love it! In this workshop, you’ll learn how to use foam …
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Yogis in Training

Over that last few months, owner Lynn Batalden, DPT, and bookkeeper/CFO Cindy Benard have been training for certification as yoga instructors. The two sisters share a mutual interest in yoga, and this training not only offers a chance to deepen …
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Is Personal Training Right for You?

Over the last few years, as traditional gym memberships have trended down, people are choosing personal training and small fitness classes in increasing numbers–and gyms have adapted to this choice. The reasons for this approach aren’t hard to understand. While …
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