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Monthly Archives: January 2016

Experiential Therapy & Yoga

Walking the Walk, Beyond the Talk By Sunni Knowlton Therapeutic & Recreational Activities Facilitator & Yoga Specialist After many years of research and personal work delving into countless modalities of therapy and holistic healing, I’ve come to believe something: While talk therapy is extremely beneficial and therapeutic, integrating the body (physical sensation and awareness) with … Read More

Somatic Equine Therapy

By Liz Dampsey, MA, RSMT Equine-Assisted Psychotherapist Attempting to explain somatic/equine therapy to a friend, I found myself searching for the words to describe this predominantly non-verbal intervention. Thinking about the work I am blessed to do every day elicited a slew of sensations that originated in my heart area and moved throughout my system. … Read More

Move To Change Your Mind

Empowering residents to take part in their own exercise regime for better health By Maliea Cartagena Fitness Specialist, Therapeutic & Recreational Activities Program As fitness specialists at Sierra Tucson, we often witness fear preventing many residents from stepping outside of their comfort zone. We’ve heard statements like, “The reason I don’t exercise is because I … Read More