The start of our new Adult Ballet class here at WTWC is quickly approaching. We’ve been so happy to see the excitement around this new offering and can’t wait to see you in class! To help you decide if Adult Ballet is right for you and how best to prepare, we’ve gathered some frequently asked questions and instructor Maegan Beishline has answered them here for you. If you still have questions or would like more information, you can email us or get in touch with us on Facebook
by Shawn Clavelle, WTWC Health Coach America seems to have this obsession with finding that one food, supplement, or component of a food, that will magically make them feel better. People are becoming so desperate for these “secrets” that when Dr. Oz makes a suggestion for supplementation, health food stores are bombarded with orders for these products. So what is it that people are looking for? What are we lacking that makes us crazy for anything that is said to improve our
By: Nicole C. Iacovoni, LCSW, Willow Tree Wellness & Counseling, LLC As a couple’s therapist, I’ve come to recognize some of the common struggles experienced by married couples, but there is one prevalent problem I have discovered that leaves a bitter taste in my mouth and sets me on fire. I have heard countless stories about unfair distribution of responsibilities, discrepancies in decision making power, and inequality surrounding mutual respect and caring for the family. In
by Maegan Beishline, WT Marketing Consultant & Creative Deveopment Specialist I believe in the mind body connection and have had many epifanic moments while exploring my personal edges in the throes of an intense workout. There’s something about the use of breath, the movement, and repetition that can be found in many forms of exercise that opens me up spiritually and transforms my body into a kind of church where I find peace and meaning. You may be thinking that you abhor
by Scott Young, WT Children's Counselor The learning process demands that the student pay as much attention to the teaching method as possible in order to assimilate the data provided. If this occurs, then cognitive processing of the data can occur which leads to integration and organization with prior information in the learner’s memory. A child with diffused attention, such as in ADHD, receives bit and pieces of the lesson information. This typically results in the transfer
by Sara Bowman, WTWC yoga instructor and nutritional counselor It comes easier to some of us than others. I am one of the others. My head is not only naturally in the clouds, I actually enjoy it there quite a bit. However, a lot of life happens here on earth and sometimes spending too much time ungrounded can lead to feelings of overwhelm. Over time I've noticed that some of the easiest shifts can have a great impact on me feeling grounded which leads to dramatically reduced
by Kelly Freeman, WT massage & bodywork therapist "Hands make the world each day."
This month at Willow Tree, we are "extending our branches" and exploring new things. From a bodyworker's perspective, our arms and hands are our branches--reaching out to experience the world around us. But chronic pain and discomfort in our arms and hands can prevent us from exploring outside our normal daily habits. Becoming aware of the habits that cause repetitive strain o