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HEALTH SERIES: Breath - Coming Up for Air

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Health & Wellness

Age Group:

Adults (Ages 18+)
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Join colleagues Lisa Clarkson and Kathryn Sparks Carpenter as they explore with the Falls Church community the far-reaching impact our Breath has on us. Hear an overview of how breath is used in clinical practice at Body Dynamics and try some simple techniques to practice at home.

About the Instructors

Dr. Lisa Clarkson is a senior physical therapist at Body Dynamics and a leader on the performing arts medicine team who works with dancers of all ages and styles. Lisa completed her DPT at the University of Tennessee and became a Board-Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist in 2016. She had a 10-year career as a professional ballet dancer after completing her B.S. in Ballet at Indiana University. She is a certified STOTT Pilates Instructor Trainer and has been with Body Dynamics since 2014.

Kathryn Sparks Carpenter is a dancer by training and has spent the last 25 years exploring the connection between movement and spirituality. She has practiced clinical massage with the Body Dynamics team since 2013. As a graduate of Potomac Massage Training Institute, Kathryn has training in several types of massage including prenatal and reiki, and she loves weaving breath work and movement into her sessions.

About This Health Series

Body Dynamics (located here in Falls Church) is presenting a free 4-part health information series in the library on Tuesday nights from 6 pm - 7 pm. Each stand-alone session covers a different topic to help you live your healthiest life! Register for any of the sessions that interest you by clicking on the individual session event links: