Welcome, Justin Hoffman!

Our new personal trainer dove right in, taking over some Total Gym classes helping personal training clients, and even running our recent body rolling workshop. Justin Hoffman is currently a graduate student completing a Master of Science degree in exercise …
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Creative in the Community

Mark Mattson serves on the steering committee for the DeKalb/Sycamore Bookcase Project, emceeing its annual fundraising literacy banquet and last month helped to set up the awards ceremony at Faranda’s. Each bookcase is constructed from scratch by a team of …
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Body Rolling Workshop

Thursday, May 23 |6:00-7:00 PM For those of us who don’t have our own personal massage therapist at home, the simple foam roll can be an amazingly effective form of self-care. In this free GetActive Week workshop, you’ll learn how …
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Core Exercises Workshop

Saturday, May 18 | 9:30-10:30 AM | FREE As part of LiveHealthy DeKalb County’s Get Active Week, we’re offering this free workshop great for beginners and workout enthusiasts, alike! If you missed any of our Core Concepts series, this will …
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Injury Prevention for Runners

Whether or not you are an avid runner, you probably know running is a great form of exercise that is both easy and accessible. Some delve deep into the competitive/training aspect of running while for others running simply offers a …
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Sam Eakes Attends Functional Mobilization Course

In early April I had the opportunity to travel to Denver, Colorado, for a continuing education course called Functional Mobilization I. The class presented an integrated approach to patient care with emphasis on soft tissue mobilization. In addition to soft …
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Summer Restorative Yoga Workshop

Friday, June 21 | 6:00-8:00 PM The summer solstice is upon us! Celebrate the official arrival of summer with this popular, incredibly relaxing yoga workshop. If you’re new to yoga or feel like yoga may be too challenging, don’t worry! With …
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Mike Reuland Attends Dry Needling Course

In mid-April I went to Brighton, Colorado, for KinetaCore’s Level 1 Functional Dry Needling course for continuing education and had a great time. Dry needling is a relatively new treatment technique for physical therapists in Illinois, employing a thin filiform needle to penetrate skin to …
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Introduction to Prime of Life Yoga®: Optimum Health for Midlife and Beyond

We’re excited to have Linda Karl back as a guest instructor for this great new yoga workshop!
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Jamie Justice at Sycamore CrossFit

Jamie Justice, PT, WCS, recently had a great time spending a few hours with the coaches from Sycamore CrossFit discussing pelvic floor and core strengthening principles. Here, she shares some of her experience and explains some of the concerns women …
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