Yoga Nidra–Last Wednesday Evening Each Month

We’re pleased to announce that the last Wednesday evening yoga class of each month will be reserved for Amy Prais‘s iRest Yoga Nidra. The classroom will open at 5:45 PM for students to set up, stretch, relax and reflect. The …
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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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Creative in the Community

Last month was a busy month for community involvement.We thought we’d let you know a few ways we’ve been helping out while out and about! First Impressions Count Mark Mattson continues to be part of the leadership resources planning committee …
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Female Athletes through the Lifespan | Ages 4-10

As we grow and develop, our bodies undergo many changes. As women develop, hormonal changes can create conditions that put them at increased risk for injury compared to their male counterparts. In upcoming newsletters, we will feature different stages of …
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Cazier Receives Dean’s Award at NIU

We’d like to take a moment to recognize our super awesome receptionist—Cara Cazier! Cara was awarded the College of Health and Human Sciences 2018 Dean’s award for the Pre-Physical Therapy program at NIU. This prestigious award is given to someone …
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Welcome, Michael Reuland!

Maybe you’ve seen the new guy around here treating patients. Michael Reuland hails from Aurora, IL and graduated from Aurora Central Catholic in 2011, earning an associate degree from the College of DuPage in 2013. Michael completed his undergraduate education …
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Massage Therapy: Beyond Simple Relaxation

The stereotype of people receiving massage therapy for pampering on special occasion is simply that—a stereotype. The truth is massage therapy can have real, lasting benefits on all sorts of ailments from depression to low back pain to migraines to …
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Your Smart Phone Could Be Rapidly Aging Your Spine

Chances are that you probably haven’t given much thought to how your neck and back are faring in the era of the smart phone, but studies show that you most certainly should. It’s practically a reflex these days to pull …
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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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Don’t Wait to Get Your Body Back

Pregnant women often brush off symptoms such as lower back or pelvic pain or bladder issues.  “It comes with the territory; it will go away after I have the baby.”  Pregnancy and postpartum can already be overwhelming. Of course, after …
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