Tag: cancer survivorship

Restorative Movement

Restorative exercises are activities designed to help with muscle recovery and overall well-being. This technique is also known as active recovery. These exercises tap into the body’s healing mechanisms while also promoting mental and physical relaxation. Join licensed personal trainer, professional dancer and teaching artist Simon Phillips to explore mindfulness with dance inspired movement. No experience needed and fully adaptable to any physical limitations.

Simon Phillips is inspired by the nature of sensation, biomechanics, and physiology. Originally from Macon, Georgia, he began dance training primarily for recreation. Simon attended Kennesaw State University where he graduated as a Who’s Who scholar with bachelor’s degrees in psychology and dance. His career brought him to Pittsburgh in 2017, where he has since worked as a professional dancer and teaching artist for the local community. Currently serving as Education Coordinator for PearlArts @ KST Mutual Aid residency and a licensed personal trainer. Simon is passionate about service in arts & health administration to promote holistic wellbeing.

Restorative Movement

Restorative exercises are activities designed to help with muscle recovery and overall well-being. This technique is also known as active recovery. These exercises tap into the body’s healing mechanisms while also promoting mental and physical relaxation. Join licensed personal trainer, professional dancer and teaching artist Simon Phillips to explore mindfulness with dance inspired movement. No experience needed and fully adaptable to any physical limitations.

Simon Phillips is inspired by the nature of sensation, biomechanics, and physiology. Originally from Macon, Georgia, he began dance training primarily for recreation. Simon attended Kennesaw State University where he graduated as a Who’s Who scholar with bachelor’s degrees in psychology and dance. His career brought him to Pittsburgh in 2017, where he has since worked as a professional dancer and teaching artist for the local community. Currently serving as Education Coordinator for PearlArts @ KST Mutual Aid residency and a licensed personal trainer. Simon is passionate about service in arts & health administration to promote holistic wellbeing.

Restorative Movement – Oncology Survivorship

Restorative exercises are activities designed to help with muscle recovery and overall well-being. This technique is also known as active recovery. These exercises tap into the body’s healing mechanisms while also promoting mental and physical relaxation. Join licensed personal trainer, professional dancer and teaching artist Simon Phillips to explore mindfulness with dance inspired movement. No experience needed and fully adaptable to any physical limitations.

Simon Phillips is inspired by the nature of sensation, biomechanics, and physiology. Originally from Macon, Georgia, he began dance training primarily for recreation. Simon attended Kennesaw State University where he graduated as a Who’s Who scholar with bachelor’s degrees in psychology and dance. His career brought him to Pittsburgh in 2017, where he has since worked as a professional dancer and teaching artist for the local community. Currently serving as Education Coordinator for PearlArts @ KST Mutual Aid residency and a licensed personal trainer. Simon is passionate about service in arts & health administration to promote holistic wellbeing.

Restorative Movement – Oncology Survivorship

Restorative exercises are activities designed to help with muscle recovery and overall well-being. This technique is also known as active recovery. These exercises tap into the body’s healing mechanisms while also promoting mental and physical relaxation. Join licensed personal trainer, professional dancer and teaching artist Simon Phillips to explore mindfulness with dance inspired movement. No experience needed and fully adaptable to any physical limitations.

Simon Phillips is inspired by the nature of sensation, biomechanics, and physiology. Originally from Macon, Georgia, he began dance training primarily for recreation. Simon attended Kennesaw State University where he graduated as a Who’s Who scholar with bachelor’s degrees in psychology and dance. His career brought him to Pittsburgh in 2017, where he has since worked as a professional dancer and teaching artist for the local community. Currently serving as Education Coordinator for PearlArts @ KST Mutual Aid residency and a licensed personal trainer. Simon is passionate about service in arts & health administration to promote holistic wellbeing.

Oncology Speaker Series

St. Clair Health opens a new journey to our oncology patients, family members and caregivers in the community to participate in. Join us during our Oncology Speaker Series to learn about topics including nutrition, health diets, exercise, types of cancers, support groups and survivorships resources and so much more! On July 18th beginning at 6:00 pm, our team of experts with be presenting on how cancer impacts the pelvic floor and how to manage urinary urgencies, how speech pathologist can help you if you have head or neck cancer, and brain-fog associated with brain tumors and chemotherapy.

Topic: Impact of Cancer, Available Resources

  • Pelvic floor therapy
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Speech language pathologist
  • Chemobrain; managing brain-fog

Parking and Directions:

Please go to 1000 Bower Hill Road, Pittsburgh PA and park in the Hospital’s main visitor parking garage that’s connected to the Professional Office Building entrance. Walk through the professional office building to the main lobby and that the elevator to the 4th floor.

 

Oncology Speaker Series

St. Clair Health opens a new journey to our oncology patients, family members and caregivers in the community to participate in. Join us during our Oncology Speaker Series to learn about topics including nutrition, health diets, exercise, types of cancers, support groups and survivorships resources and so much more! On March 21st beginning at 6:00 pm, our team of experts with be presenting on nutrition and exercise tips. To end the session, you’ll have the chance to have a Q&A with our cancer center physicians.

Topic: Nutrition and Exercise

  • Ideas for nourishing your body with healthy food and healthy movement during and after treatments
  • Learn more about current diet recommendations to follow as a cancer survivor. We’ll be focusing on changes that are sustainable and part of a healthy long term lifestyle. We’ll be also be busting some commonly heard myths with diet and cancer!

Speakers:

Lauren Cerqua, PT, MPT, and Jennifer Garofalo, CPT, Certified Wellness Coach and

Andrea Santella RD CSO LDN, Sarah Spak, MS, RD, LDN and Emily Valko, MS, RDN, CSO, LDN

Massage Therapy:

Did you know that hand massages reduce stress and provides relaxation for cancer patients? A soothing touch of the hands or a gentle and comforting foot rub. For a cancer patient going through treatment, massage can make a difference. It can even ease anxiety for patients.

We encourage you to sign up for complimentary wellness treatments at each of our speaker series events.

 

Parking and Directions:

Please go to 1000 Bower Hill Road, Pittsburgh PA and park in the Hospital’s main visitor parking garage that’s connected to the Professional Office Building entrance. Walk through the professional office building to the main lobby and that the elevator to the 4th floor.