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Running Sucks. And I Love It.

Written by Alli Cost, Occupational Therapist and Movement Coach. As we prepare to head into the cooler fall months AKA running season in NYC, it is the perfect time to head outside and hit the pavement. For many people the thought of running conjures up strong feelings one way or the other. Whether this was…

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An A to Zen of Health and Wellness…

Written by Elisa Henry Morton, Holistic Health Coach With so many buzzwords making their way through the wellness world it’s hard to distinguish your kombucha from your kefir, let alone know what is fact from fiction. In this month’s blog we help you break down some of the latest trends as well as celebrate some…

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12 Surprising Facts about Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy at Shift

Written by Megan Stancill, PT, DPT. Physical Therapist and Registered Yoga Teacher  It’s comfortable We will treat you in our private serene treatment room.  You will lie on a comfortable padded table with a sheet draped over your lap, no stirrups or paper sheets.  We don’t use a speculum to assess the pelvic floor as…

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Transform Your Body Through Pilates

Written by: Heather Mims PT, DPT, PMA®-CPT  Physical Therapist and PMA® Certified Pilates Teacher Joseph Pilates once said that with Pilates exercises, “you will feel better in 10 sessions, look better in 20 sessions, and have a completely new body in 30 sessions.”  But many people find that with a good Pilates instructor, their body…

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Awaken Your Inner Self

Written by Catherine Foley, Reiki Master Reiki is the energy of life—the pure essence of vitality. We all have access to this energy—it is the guiding and organizing force of life within us—and when we cultivate ways of being that support and nourish the free flow of this energy in our bodies, we can radiate…

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Functional Fitness: Finding little ways to add in more movement

Written by Alli Cost, Occupational Therapist and Integrative Nutrition Health Coach.   We often hear advice to “exercise more.” This can be daunting for several reasons… lack of time, lack of interest, lack of coordination. Fitness has become a generic term that can mean everything from losing weight to running a marathon. Expand your definition and…

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Shifting the LOVE this Valentine’s Day!

Written by Sarah Bogorad Mintz, DPT, Registered Yoga Teacher and Certified Pilates Instructor Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Whether it’s a day you embrace or not, the principle of the holiday is hard to argue with: showing those you love that you care. (And, as some critics cry out, the same applies to…

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Setting Yourself Up For Success This New Year

Written by Elisa Henry Morton, Holistic Health Coach New Year, New You! Sound Familiar? The clock strikes midnight and you begin thinking about what you hope to achieve over the next 12 months… lose 20lbs, drop a dress size, cut carbs, quit alcohol, the list goes on! Whilst your intention is good, sadly you may…

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25 Reasons You Should See a Pelvic Health PT

Written by: Rachel Parrotta, DPT, ATC, Pelvic Health Specialist & Director of Physical Therapy, Shift Integrative Medicine.  One in three women, and one in five Americans (men and women), struggle with some type of pelvic floor muscle dysfunction. Most people, however, do not realize that they have a muscle problem or that it can be…

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Don’t let stress take over this holiday season!

Written by Lindsay Grobman: DPT, Registered Yoga Teacher, Integrative Health Coach and Taylor Malengo, Integrative Nutrition Health Coach.  We all know that stress wreaks havoc on our lives… but what does it do to us internally? How does it affect our immune system and our health? Stress takes a toll on our bodies as well…

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