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MAY | JUNE 2016

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MAY / JUNE 2016 | Washington Athletic Club Magazine | 59 J O H N B A N G WELLNESS PROGRAMS 4th Floor Wellness Center • 206.839.4780 • wac.net/wellness procedures, you will have an initial nutritional evaluation to determine areas of concern in your diet, health and lifestyle. You'll leave your first consultation with a meal plan, snack ideas, and a grocery list, as well as an action plan to start implementing right away. You'll then meet weekly to address your areas of weight-loss resistance and learn how to build a healthy diet that allows your body to lose weight permanently. During weekly visits your weight loss will be assessed and your diet will be evaluated. Individualized protocols and behavior-modification plans will be implemented for success. At the end of the program, your body fat and measurements will be reassessed to monitor improvements and show success. Package includes: • Two body composition analyses • Initial nutritional evaluation • Meal plan, snack ideas, grocery list • Weekly follow-up consultations (4) • Email support $540; information and appointments: 206.839.4782, echen@wac.net; by appointment; one full business day cancellation required to avoid charge Yoga Therapy Yoga therapy is a client-centered, hands-on process. A combination of yoga postures, ayurvedic principles, breathwork, and Western medical training creates a synergistic effect to support you through your health challenge. If you are looking for energy, better sleep, more focus, or pain management, meet Dr. James Weber. Schooled in Western medicine, natural Indian medicines, and yoga, he provides a powerful combination to support health and improve specific medical conditions, including diabetes, excess weight, high blood pressure, cancer, arthritis, back pain, fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis, irritable bowel syndrome, insomnia, menopausal symptoms, anxiety, and depression. Yoga therapy is also a clinically proven effective treatment modality for arthritis. Mondays: 10 am–1 pm; Thursdays: 8:30 am–1 pm First session $200 (includes consultation services), follow-up sessions $150; 90-minute appointments; no previous yoga experience necessary Rolfing engenders more efficient use of muscles, allows the body to conserve energy, creates more refined patterns of movement, improves alignment, and enhances neurological function. $115; information and appointments: 206.839.4780, wellness@wac.net; one full business day cancellation required to avoid charge Shopping for Good Health Take the confusion out of buying healthy food. Meet at a natural foods store and learn what foods can fit into a busy lifestyle without blowing your diet. Learn how to read food labels and assess nutrient content to get new and tasty eating ideas. $119; information and registration: 206.839.4782, echen@wac.net; by appointment; one full business day cancellation required to avoid charge Speakers Bureau The First Step to Change Is Awareness Bring WAC Wellness to your business, retreat, or community organization with educational topics presented by engaging professionals. You pick the expert, presentation topic, time, and place. Building awareness through education is the first step to improved health and well-being. The average speaker fee is $300. Contact Wellness Manager Tamela Thomas at tamelat@wac.net or visit the Wellness Center's Speakers Bureau pages at wac.net/wellness-center/speakers-bureau Weight-Loss Coaching Initial Metabolic Evaluation and Intensive Follow-up Weight-Loss Coaching is an individualized, one-on-one nutritional counseling program that helps you create a strategic fat-loss plan that fits your metabolism and provides the professional support and guidance you need to make the results last. First, thorough testing procedures are implemented to test your body fat percentage and lean-mass status. This testing allows the proper protocols to be implemented for successful and permanent weight loss. After the testing Podiatry Services Sports, exercise, poor biomechanics, and underlying medical conditions all can lead to foot and ankle problems. So can the wrong shoes. WAC members can now find a solution for painful feet and related physical structures at the Wellness Center. Virginia Mason Medical Center podiatric physicians offer gait analysis and orthotics evaluations and castings, among other services. Because your feet and ankles serve as the foundation of your entire body, the importance of correcting problems in these areas cannot be overstated. Virginia Mason providers offer a measured and prioritized approach to get you up and running—or walking—with reduced pain and increased confidence. Most podiatry services are covered by insurance. Mondays: 3–5 pm; one full business day cancellation required to avoid charge Rolfing Rolfing helps ease discomfort from many different causes, including back pain, repetitive-motion injury, trauma, and aging. With the help of Rolfing, you can improve your performance in professional and daily activities. Rolfing practitioner Tom Robinson uses mild and direct pressure to release holdings of fascia—the body's internal system of flexible support that surrounds every muscle fiber, encases all joints, and plays a role in the nervous system. The function of muscle fascia is to reduce friction and thereby minimize the loss of muscular force. Studies show that

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