Specialty Fitness and Therapies

Specialty expert fitness for chronic pain,cancer pain, fatigue, replaced knee joints, replaced hip joints, back pain, weight loss, and emotional wellness.

Timeline Photos 06/08/2016

Keep your face always toward the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you. Walt Whitman

This Is Your Body on Texting 06/07/2016

This Is Your Body on Texting

This Is Your Body on Texting Four ways that fiddling with our phones can have a negative effect on our bodies.

Photos from Specialty Fitness and Therapies's post 05/23/2016

30 Day Challenges have been a hip fitness trend for a while, but probably not totally accessible if you have chronic pain. You can do them though, just make modifications. For example, the 30 Day Plank Challenge can be modified by putting your knees down and changing the length of time.

Yoga Affects Gray Matter, Helps Prevent Effects of Chronic Pain on Brain - Pain Medicine News 05/20/2016

Yoga Affects Gray Matter, Helps Prevent Effects of Chronic Pain on Brain - Pain Medicine News

http://www.painmedicinenews.com/Web-Only/Article/05-15/Yoga-Affects-Gray-Matter-Helps-Prevent-Effects-of-Chronic-Pain-on-Brain/32567/ses=ogst

Yoga Affects Gray Matter, Helps Prevent Effects of Chronic Pain on Brain - Pain Medicine News Chronic pain can reduce gray matter volume and alter white matter integrity in the brain. Mind-body techniques such as yoga and meditation can counter ...

05/11/2016

If you or someone you know works for a local school district, don't miss out summer special for educators. 3 months, $39! Bring your district ID June 1 to sign up.

05/09/2016

“There comes a day when you realise turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realise there's so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.” Zayn Malik

Timeline Photos 05/03/2016

Timeline Photos

10 Exercises for People in Pain 05/02/2016

10 Exercises for People in Pain

http://www.health.com/health/gallery/0,,20436269,00.html

10 Exercises for People in Pain If you're in pain, there's a temptation to skip exercising. But exercise is often the very best way to help lessen the pain and improve your quality of life.

Dr Joe Dispenza- TED Talks with Dr Joe Dispenza 04/29/2016

Dr Joe Dispenza- TED Talks with Dr Joe Dispenza

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W81CHn4l4AM

Dr Joe Dispenza- TED Talks with Dr Joe Dispenza http://tinyurl.com/DrJoeDispenza Dr Joe Dispenza, D.C., studied biochemistry at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J. He has a Bachelor of Science degree...

Find Us 04/28/2016

Find Us

Don't miss our Final Friday functional assessment tomorrow. Reservations are required.

http://www.chronicpainyoga.com/find-us.html

Find Us

Merci! by Christine Rabette 04/27/2016

Merci! by Christine Rabette

Merci! by Christine Rabette Alias "Bodhisattva in metro". Here is the full version with ending titles. With Jan Hammenecker as the laughing guy Short film made in Bruxelles in 2003

Warhawk Matt Scott in Nike 'No Excuses' Commercial 04/27/2016

Warhawk Matt Scott in Nike 'No Excuses' Commercial

No more excuses.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obdd31Q9PqA

Warhawk Matt Scott in Nike 'No Excuses' Commercial UW-Whitewater Wheelchair Basketball Player Matt Scott appears in Nike 'No Excuses' Commercial.

Classes 04/22/2016

Classes

Monday's Yoga Basics at 9:30 is cancelled next week. See you Thursday!

http://www.chronicpainyoga.com/classes.html

Classes Cardio workouts can be difficult if your ability to stand or balance is compromised. this class offers a modified aerobic workout that is great for circulation, fatigue, depression, coordination, and heart health. And it is WAY FUN! Any ability level is welcome, you only need the ability to tap y…

04/19/2016

"A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there."

Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy with Shivani Wells on Shaw TV 04/18/2016

Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy with Shivani Wells on Shaw TV

Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy with Shivani Wells on Shaw TV http://shawtv.com http://shaw.ca

www.cancerpainconference.or 04/15/2016

www.cancerpainconference.or

Julie B is speaking this weekend, for the 3rd year, at the Cancer Pain Conference at the Hotel Valley Ho in downtown Scottsdale. Each year physicians and other clinicians come together to learn about the most recent and useful treatments for cancer pain. How great that among some of the brightest minds in Western medicine we get a sliver of time to teach and offer the benefits of complementary therapies!

http://www.cancerpainconference.org

www.cancerpainconference.or

clients.mindbodyonline.com 04/14/2016

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Sign up for classes in advance - super easy!

https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=128031&stype=-7&sView=day

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Timeline Photos 04/12/2016

Welcome Julie V to our Specialty Fitness and Therapies staff. Julie has gained over twenty years of experience in a variety of health, wellness and rehabilitation fields. Pilates became her true passion and we are so pleased she is sharing her talent and work here. Julie teaches Core and Balance, a basic to moderate floor Pilates class, on Mondays and Thursdays at 11am.

76 Scientific Benefits of Meditation | Live and Dare 04/08/2016

76 Scientific Benefits of Meditation | Live and Dare

Don't think you can meditate? You probably already do. If an activity you enjoy calms your mind and takes you out of the chaos of your thoughts and day, you are likely doing a form of meditation. Drawing, brushing your dog, knitting . . . you're doing it! Try to find a rhythm in your breath as you do your favorite activity or focus on a mantra and notice the positive effects.

http://liveanddare.com/benefits-of-meditation/

76 Scientific Benefits of Meditation | Live and Dare Summary of the main scientific research on the benefits of meditation, covering the different types of meditation (Vipassana, TM, Yoga, Mindfulness, etc).

04/07/2016

Exercise Helps You Sleep

Many folks suffering from chronic pain suffer from insomnia as well. You may not be able to take a run or do a full aerobics workout, but exercise to fit your mobility level can help you sleep better.

http://www.webmd.com/sleep-disorders/news/20100917/exercise-helps-you-sleep

Exercise Helps You Sleep It may not be necessary to go running to the medicine cabinet or your doctor for sleeping pills if you suffer from insomnia, because regular aerobic exercise may do the trick, new research indicates.

The Importance of Flexibility [Yoga, Flexibility] - Fitness.com 04/06/2016

The Importance of Flexibility [Yoga, Flexibility] - Fitness.com

http://www.fitness.com/articles/660/the_importance_of_flexibility.php

The Importance of Flexibility [Yoga, Flexibility] - Fitness.com As you age, your muscles naturally lose strength and size and can become less supple and stiffer. This can affect the range of movement around your joints, which may lead to stiffness in the muscles ...

04/05/2016

Don't miss our functional assessments done monthly to measure your progress, strength and range of motion through daily activities. Final Fridays of each month. Let us know you're coming, space is limited.

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