Healthsouth Valley Of The Sun To Host Presentation On Benefits Of Yoga For Managing Chronic Pain

Feb 4, 2014, 8:15 a.m.

GLENDALE, Ariz. – HealthSouth Valley of the Sun Rehabilitation Hospital will host registered yoga instructor Kate Shipp for an educational and experiential presentation on “Therapeutic Alternatives for Managing Chronic Pain” on Thursday, Feb. 20 from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. This event is open to the community and will be held at the hospital located at 13460 N. 67th Ave. in Glendale.

Presentation participants will learn the benefits of using yoga as a therapy for chronic pain and experience breathwork and gentle chair yoga. Participants will take part in a 30-minute Yoga Nidra session, a series of guided awareness practices that lead to a deep state of meditation.

Shipp is a 500-hour registered yoga teacher with the Yoga Alliance with certifications in Yoga, Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy, Yoga Nidra, Reiki and Blue Star Celestial Energy Healing. Specializing in working with clients with chronic pain, she has had great success in helping clients better understand their pain and stress triggers.

For more information on this event, contact Rob Kronenberg at (623) 334-5437 or by email at robert.kronenberg@healthsouth.com.

About HealthSouth Valley of the Sun Rehabilitation Hospital

HealthSouth Valley of the Sun Rehabilitation Hospital is a 75-bed hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient, outpatient and home health rehabilitation services. These programs are designed to return patients to leading active and independent lives. Serving patients throughout the Phoenix Metropolitan area and is located at 13460 N. 67th Ave. in Glendale and on the Web at www.healthsouthvalleyofthesun.com.

About HealthSouth

HealthSouth is the nation’s largest owner and operator of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals in terms of patients treated and discharged, revenues and number of hospitals. Operating in 28 states across the country and in Puerto Rico, HealthSouth serves patients through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, outpatient rehabilitation satellite clinics and home health agencies. HealthSouth’s hospitals provide a higher level of rehabilitative care to patients who are recovering from conditions such as stroke and other neurological disorders, cardiac and pulmonary conditions, brain and spinal cord injuries, complex orthopedic conditions, and amputations. HealthSouth can be found on the Web at www.healthsouth.com.

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