After-Thanksgiving Yoga Class

Saturday, Nov. 25 | 10:30am-Noon You’ve feasted. You’ve socialized. You’ve given thanks. Take some quiet time for reflection with this special Saturday morning yoga class. Poses today will focus on gently improving digestion–perfect for post-holiday indulgences. This class will work as …
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Out in the Community: First Impressions Count

Over the last two years, owner Mark Mattson has been active on the planning committee for the leadership group that grew out of the #ProudlyDekalb effort, an effort focused on growth, development, branding, and planning for DeKalb. The main purpose …
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Yoga Nidra Guided Meditation

Wednesday, Nov. 8 | 6:00-7:00 PM While we are no longer holding separate monthly Yoga Nidra or Ropes Class, we’re excited to announce that instructor Amy Prais, RYT, will be offering Yoga Nidra on a quarterly basis in lieu of …
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20th Anniversary Party Wrap Up

A big thank you to all who came out to help us celebrate our 20 years in business last month, including those who sent cards and gifts! Your support inspires us to keep dreaming up new ways to grow and …
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Bringing the Ankle to Heal

Ankle sprain is an incredibly common injury that most people allow to heal on its own.  In over 800,000 patients who reported for assessment of lateral ankle sprain, only 11% had rehabilitation codes associated with them (2016). So is ankle …
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New Horizons for Holloway

This month, we wish a bittersweet farewell to physical therapist, Jessica Holloway, who is off to the Pacific Northwest to pursue a residency program in manual therapy. Patients and colleagues alike know what a meaningful impact she made during the …
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Massage Therapy on Saturday Mornings

Did you know we offer our massage therapy services on Saturdays, now, from 7:00-11:00 AM? Call to 815-758-5508 schedule your weekend massage today! 30, 60, and 90 minute massage available with Kimberly Rice, LMT. And our new massage therapist, Erica …
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Yoga Changes Gene Expression Linked to Chronic Inflammation

More and more, researchers are noting the wide-ranging benefits of yoga. This ancient system of stretching, breathing, and gentle strengthening is not just great exercise. Research shows a yoga practice affects gene expression at a molecular level. Instructor Beverlee Burke, …
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Walk & Roll Wrap Up

Thanks to all of you who came out for our annual Walk & Roll event! Yes, it was a bit hot out, but we had fun! Special thanks to First National Bank, Resource Bank, VAC, Grassroots Juicery & Cafe, Pommy …
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Back Pain and State-of-the-Art Medicine

With the advent of functional MRI (fMRI), research study of the human brain has advanced, and we are beginning to understand more about how our perceptions shape our healing process. It turns out that our perception of pain—not just the …
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