Movement Therapy with Theresa Sliworsky at Willow Park Village Chiropractic & Wellness in Calgary

What is Movement Therapy?

Movement Therapy is a therapeutic approach that uses corrective exercises to help you move and function in your daily life with ease. This comprehensive program incorporates a variety of practices, including Pilates, yoga, functional training, strength training, mobility and flexibility exercises, and other forms of expressive movement. Each session is tailored to meet your individual needs and goals, ensuring a personalized and effective experience.

Benefits of Movement Therapy

  • Improved Mobility and Flexibility: Enhance your range of motion and flexibility through targeted exercises designed to stretch and strengthen your muscles.
  • Enhanced Strength and Stability: Build core strength and stability to support your overall physical health and prevent injuries.
  • Injury Prevention and Recovery: Specialized training helps in preventing injuries and aids in recovery from existing injuries, particularly for athletes and active individuals.
  • Age-Related Support: Address and manage age-related issues, ensuring you maintain an active and healthy lifestyle as you age.
  • Personalized Approach: Each program is customized to fit your specific needs, goals, and physical condition, providing a unique and effective experience.
  • Better Posture: Understanding where and why your body moves in a particular way can help address the root cause so that you can move better and find long-term solutions. Posture is key to better mobility and pain-free movement. Dysfunction can result in chronic pain and deteriorating quality of life.

Our Expert: Theresa Le Sliworsky

Theresa Le Sliworsky leads our Movement Therapy program with a wealth of experience and expertise. With 25 years in the health and fitness industry across Canada, Japan, and Singapore, Theresa specializes in empowering clients through fun and effective training. A former weightlifter, swimmer, triathlete, and runner, she has worked with Olympic and professional athletes, high-performance teams, and individuals over 40 dealing with age-related issues. Her diverse background includes roles as a coach in nutrition, weight management, lifestyle modification, and various therapeutic and functional training certifications.

What to Expect

During your Movement Therapy sessions, Theresa will assess your current physical condition and develop a personalized program that may include:

  • Pilates and Yoga: Focusing on flexibility, balance, and core strength.
  • Functional Training: Exercises that mimic everyday movements to improve overall function.
  • Strength Training: Building muscle strength and endurance.
  • Mobility and Flexibility Exercises: Enhancing your range of motion and reducing stiffness.
  • Expressive Movement: Incorporating enjoyable activities to keep training fun and engaging.
  • Posture Correction: Posture assessment in static and dynamic movement, then identifying the root issue so that you can move better with long-term solutions.

Take the first step towards better movement and a healthier lifestyle with Movement Therapy at Willow Park Village Chiropractic & Wellness. Book your appointment today by calling us at (403) 278-5350 or use our convenient online booking system via the button below.