Yoga, Pilates, and Tai Chi
Physical therapists with certifications in these areas can teach you about all experience levels methods to improve your technique and form. There are many health benefits to these alternative health activities, from correcting your posture and body alignment to relaxation and stress management. Therapists will develop a plan of care to address your individual needs and goals. You will also have a home exercise plan created for your individual needs. Concepts from these areas can be catered to meet your individual needs as part of your rehab program.
Yoga is considered a mind-body type of complementary and alternative medicine practice. Yoga brings together your physical and mental disciplines to achieve peacefulness of your body and mind, ultimately helping you relax and manage stress and anxiety.
Marcia Walker, physical therapist and 200 hour yoga instructor, teaches these methods and techniques. Yoga is offered individually for the purpose of practice. There are also group classes offered weekly. Please call 651-345-1129 for more information.
Benefits of yoga include:
Tai chi is sometimes described as “meditation in motion” because it promotes serenity through gentle movements – connecting the mind and body. Tai chi has evolved into a graceful form of exercise that is now used for stress reduction. It also helps with a variety of other health conditions.
Kelly Rehder, PT, is our certified Tai chi fundamentals instructor. Please call 651-345-1129 for more information.
Tai chi has numerous benefits, including: