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Integrative Therapy Week

Celebrate Integrative Therapy Week. Meet our Integrative Therapy team! Learn about and experience the services they provide through samples and lectures.
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Trigger Points. What Are They? Why Should We Care? How Do We Address Them?

Occurs: Sunday, October 20, 2019 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Member Price: $10.00

Non Member Price: $20.00

Location: Studio 4

Trigger Points are a common cause of muscular pain, weakness and limited range of motion. In this class participants will learn techniques for self care to avoid and address this painful muscular problem. All participants will also experience sample trigger point work!

Instructors:

Instructors: Matthew F.     

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Traditional Chinese Medicine: Food is Medicine

Occurs: Monday, October 21, 2019 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Member Price: Free

Non Member Price: Free

Location: Studio 3

From a Western perspective, we know that the food we eat can impact our health. Did you know that in the Eastern Medical Model food is actually used as medicine? Learn how food is medicine and medicine is food in Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Instructors:

Instructors: Bridget S.     

Thai Massage Samples

Occurs: Monday, October 21, 2019 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Member Price: $10.00

Non Member Price: $20.00

Location: Cardiac Rehab

Thai massage is an ancient form of massage combining the benefits of massage, yoga and Chinese medicine. Through a combination of passive stretches, joint mobilization, massage-like techniques and acupressure, Thai massage relieves mental stress, physical pain and stiffness and stagnant energy unlike any other type of massage. Experience
the benefits yourself in a 15-minute sample session. Participants will remain fully dressed and should wear loose-fitting clothing.

Reservations required. Sign up at the Courtesy Desk or by calling 773-878-9936, ext. 5660.

Instructors:

Instructors: Renate D.     

Chinese Medicine Accessory Techniques: Cupping, Guasha and Tuina

Occurs: Tuesday, October 22, 2019 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Member Price: $25.00

Non Member Price: $35.00

Location: Acupuncture Room

Most people think “acupuncture” when talking about Traditional Chinese Medicine but there are several accessory techniques that also have powerful therapeutic benefits. Come sample a 30-minute private session where practitioner Terri Clemens will demonstrate and explain these lesser known modalities. These techniques are especially good for muscle soreness and pain, bronchitis, asthma, common cold, dysmenorrhea and shingles.

Reservations required. Sign up at the Courtesy Desk or by calling 773-878-9936, ext. 5660.

Instructors:

Instructors: Terri C.     

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FREE Info Session - The Mindfulness Meditation Initiative

Occurs: Wednesday, October 23, 2019 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Member Price: Free

Non Member Price: Free

Location: Studio 2

Find out what meditation is, what it isn't and what science has to say about it from Certified Meditation Instructor, Kayla Kulans. Includes brief guided meditation.

Instructors:

Instructors: Kayla K.     

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FREE Info Session - The Mindfulness Meditation Initiative

Occurs: Wednesday, October 23, 2019 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Member Price: Free

Non Member Price: Free

Location: Cardiac Rehab Conference Room

Find out what meditation is, what it isn't and what science has to say about it from Certified Meditation Instructor, Melissa Sanchez. Includes brief guided meditation.

Instructors:

Instructors: Melissa S.     

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FREE Info Session - To the Point Acupuncture

Occurs: Thursday, October 24, 2019 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Member Price: Free

Non Member Price: Free

Location: Studio 2

Learn how To the Point Acupuncture provides all the benefits of acupuncture
at a drastically reduced rate. Find out what kind of conditions acupuncture can treat and receive free samples!

Instructors:

Instructors: Oleg R.     

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Self Care

Occurs: Thursday, October 24, 2019 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Member Price: $10.00

Non Member Price: $20.00

Location: Studio 4

Relieve muscular pain and tension, increase range of motion, and prevent injury with self-massage techniques using tennis balls, lacrosse balls, foam balls and more! Learn how to take charge of your own self-care! All participants will get a free lacrosse ball.

Instructors:

Instructors: Lena     

Dip Into Watsu

Occurs: Friday, October 25, 2019 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Member Price: $15.00

Non Member Price: $25.00

Location: East Therapy Pool

Watsu is a gentle, aquatic therapy that incorporates stretching, range of motion, and movement through the water in our heated therapy pool to deeply relieve stiffness in joints and muscles, increase circulation of blood and lymph, and decrease pain. Participants will receive a 20-minute watsu sample and are also invited to spend 20 minutes watching the sample session before or after theirs from on deck.

Reservations required. Sign up at the Courtesy Desk or by calling 773-878-9936, ext. 5660.

Instructors:

Instructors: Diane N., LMT     

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Using the Power Plate for Self-Care

Occurs: Friday, October 25, 2019 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Member Price: $10.00

Non Member Price: $20.00

Location: Fitness Floor

Take your self-care to a deeper level! Learn how to combine myofascial release techniques and stretches with the Power Plate to increase circulation and range of motion, relieve stiffness in joints and muscles, and promote healing and muscle recovery. Try a series of Power Plate self-care techniques in an interactive, group setting.

Instructors:

Instructors: Michelle R.     

Chair Massage Samples

Occurs: Saturday, October 26, 2019 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Member Price: $10.00

Non Member Price: $20.00

Location: Cardiac Rehab

Relieve pain, recover from work or simply relax! Experience a 15-minute chair massage sample.

Reservations required. Sign up at the Courtesy Desk or by calling 773-878-9936, ext. 5660.

Instructors:

Instructors: Hoang H.     

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Using the Power Plate for Self-Care

Occurs: Saturday, October 26, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Member Price: $10.00

Non Member Price: $20.00

Location: Fitness Floor

Take your self-care to a deeper level! Learn how to combine myofascial release techniques and stretches with the Power Plate to increase circulation and range of motion, relieve stiffness in joints and muscles, and promote healing and muscle recovery. Try a series of Power Plate self-care techniques in an interactive, group setting.

Instructors:

Instructors: Michelle R.     


Integrative Therapy Week

Celebrate Integrative Therapy Week. Meet our Integrative Therapy team! Learn about and experience the services they provide through samples and lectures.

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