Gayatri Mantra (Yoga Chanting) Workshop

Friday, March 8 | 6:00-7:15 PM Even if you’ve never practiced yoga, you’ve probably seen depictions of people sitting cross-legged, blissfully chanting. What are they doing, and why are they doing this? It’s not just for show; and while chanting …
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Fit Factor: An Online Fitness Survey

A few years ago, the Private Practice Section of the American Physical Therapy Association developed an online survey called Fit Factor to help people assess their own fitness level, supplementing each part with a variety of educational videos providing a …
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Men’s Fitness Class–New!

Tuesdays, 9:15-10:00 AM For those of us who know we need to get more exercise but just can’t seem to stick to a routine, a group class can be just the thing for motivation. Your class keeps you accountable for …
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Lynn Awarded Specialist Certification in Nation’s Capital

Creative Therapeutics owner Lynn Batalden, DPT, OCS, recently returned from the American Physical Therapy Association’s Combined Sections Meeting. Lynn was honored at the conference receiving her award and pin for becoming a board-certified clinical specialist in Orthopedics. This annual conference provides …
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Advanced Core Exercises

In our final FREE Core Concepts workshop, you’ll discover how to modify more challenging core exercises to meet your current abilities. You don’t need to be “advanced”–just willing to try and ready to have fun!
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Self-referral for Physical Therapy: An investment in your Health

2018 was a watershed year for physical therapy in Illinois because Direct Access to Physical Therapy finally became state law. Just as you can make an appointment with your doctor when you’re sick or your dentist when a tooth hurts, …
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The Keys to Keeping your Resolutions

It’s that time of year! With the busy holiday season wrapping up and 2019 just around the corner, I’m sure many of us are thinking about resolutions. Many of us will create a resolution or goal related to improving our …
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Personal Training Specials Continue through January!

Maybe you just need some friendly encouragement to start exercise. Or maybe it’s been a long time and you don’t know where to start. That’s why we’re continuing our personal training specials through January-we know how to help you!
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Beginning Core Exercises

Thursday, Jan. 10 | 6:00-7:00 PM | FREE The third installment of our Core Concepts Series finds us integrating the breathing and posture principles we’ve learned to learn some foundational core exercises. (Don’t worry if you haven’t attended the previous …
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Make Strength Training One of Your New Year’s Goals for Better Health

The American Heart Association recommends strength training two times weekly, working individual muscle groups close to their maximum ability.  Recent research affirms that the work-out can be short and concise: just working four muscle groups close to their maximum yielded …
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