Third Age Women’s Wellness: Blog and Services for women of peri-menopause age and beyond
Fit2B Studio: Women’s fitness routines from the comfort of your own home.
Institute for Functional Medicine: Find a Functional Medicine Practitioner near you
Functional/Integrative Medicine: Dr Stephanie Daniels, DO (highly recommend for getting to the source of your health issues)
Orthopedic Surgeon: Dr James DiStefano
Functional/Integrative Medicine: Dr Akil Palanisamy, MD (CPMC Integrative Medicine Physician)
Joint Preservation Surgeon: Dr Nicholas Mast, MD
Joint Preservation Surgeon: Dr Amir Jamali, MD
Hormone/Adrenal Testing: Canary Club
Dr Fred Pockrass, Dentist: Eco-friendly, Green Dentist. Specializes in removing mercury fillings. He has an amazing office staff and he is the best dentist I have ever been to (not exaggerating). They explain everything and make you feel comfortable with the experience. Extremely safe removal of metal fillings.
Find Recordings and Videos from Tianna, such as breath awareness, body scan and neck and shoulder therapy.
Progressive Relaxation Recording: Recording that I made of the progressive relaxation that I do at the end of yoga class. Repeat it as necessary to help you relax the body and mind any time.
Stress Release: 6 minute wave video that my husband made….ease your mind in a few moments.
Food & Supplements
Emerson Ecologics: Always best to get nutrition from food first, but when you can’t supplementation is the next best option. And professional grade supplements are a much better investment than those drugstore brands. Patient access code is MBMC25. Click on the image below + use the code and you will receive 15% off. You will be taken to my personal recommendations once you login.
Eat Well, www.eatwellguide.org Enter your city and find healthier eats near you!
Terra Firma Farms: Bay Area local CSA, get fresh, safe fruits and vegetables delivered in your town each week.
iHerb: Purchase herbs, vitamins, healthy foods/spices and bath/beauty products. Go to http://www.iherb.com/mypage/mindbodymovement for $5-10 off your first order. Just enter code QAJ791. Orders over $20 are always free shipping. You will find my favorites there.
Pelvic Health Physical Therapy
I can help you with internal and external pelvic health therapy (hands-on therapy and therapeutic exercise/yoga), nutrition and coaching. But here are some other local references:
Pelvic Floor Yoga Videos with Shelly Prosko
Pelvic Health & Rehabilitation Center (Berkeley): Clinic + resources for patients
Back to Life Physical Therapy (Oakland & San Francisco): Clinic for patients
Julie Wiebe, PT: Blog on pelvic floor issues, from a structural/anatomic and exercise view. (Los Angeles)
David Hermele (Berkeley): Chi Nei Tsang, Energy healing through abdominal massage. May be effective for releasing scar tissue and tension from C-section, or other abdominal and pelvic surgeries
Marcela Liliana Vernon: for women who desire to express and reconnect to their feminine magic and embrace their sacred sensuality. Marcela guides women who want to deepen and experience more love and intimacy and have the meaningful partnership they truly desire.
Pilates & Physical Therapy
Probalance PT: Fellow PT, Ada Wells and pilates specialist has a studio in Alameda for private PT/pilates, as well as training in pilates.
Helping Others Opportunities
Street Level Health: is an Oakland-based grassroots organization dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of underserved urban immigrant communities in the Bay Area.
Be The Match: is a global leader in bone marrow transplantation. We conduct research to improve transplant outcomes provide support and resources for patients, and partner with a global network. Check out the website to find out how you can become a donor and help save someone’s life. I did it, just waiting for the call!
Alameda Friendly Visitors: offering weekly visits to homebound seniors. Find out how you can brighten up someone’s day! What a great way to contribute to the community….. if you have even an hour a week!
Pain Relief Related Sites
Dr Hoy’s Pain Relief Cream with Arnica. I swear by this stuff! Every time I have an acute injury (take your breath away back pain) and I think it’s going to put me out for days, I use this cream. I honestly attest that it has helped me get through the most acute, back and neck injuries.
Body In Mind: Research into Role of the Body and Mind in Chronic Pain
Life is Now: Neil Pearson, PT, RYT provides information for those with persistent pain and those that help those in pain. He has yoga videos, recorded breath practices and pain science education resources.
Neuro Orthopedic Institute (NOI): Integrating neuroscience, neurodynamics and manual therapy for persistent pain
CIRPD (Canadian Institute for the Relief of Pain and Disability): great resource for free pain relief related webinars
painHEALTH: great resource for all things related to pain, out of Australia but very relevant to all those with persistent pain
Anti-Inflammatory Diet Handout: Think of food as medicine. Look for triggers in your diet that may be causing more inflammation and possibly more pain.
Yoga For Grief Relief: With Antonio Sausys, a somatic psychotherapist and yoga therapist; learn how to tap into your body to heal from any kind of loss in your life. Highly recommend taking one of his workshops or individual sessions.
Hanlon Wellness & Grief Recovery : Kim Hanlon (in Alameda) runs group and individual sessions under the Grief Recovery Method. Highly recommend to work through any kind of loss you are working with (past or present).
Overcome Pain with Yoga: PhysioYogi’s Neil Pearson and Shelly Prosko with a gentle practice with some challenge if you choose to take it. Appropriate for those in pain and those who teach to people in pain.
3-Diaphragm’s Model: Matthew Taylor, PT teaches an embodied look at our diaphragm’s
Pain Matters: Sharing the story of the pain experience. Watch if you experience chronic pain or care for someone who does
Understanding Pain: What to do about it in 5 minutes: 5 minute video explaining pain and what you can do about it
Why Things Hurt: 15 minute TEDExAdelaide talk by PT/researcher Lorimer Moseley on exactly, that, Why Things Hurt—-enlighten yourself to what pain really is
Dr Mark Hyman-TEDMED talk: Unhealthy lifestyles have brought on a social epidemic of “diabesity,” says author Mark Hyman, and community-driven solutions may be the only way out. Hang out with healthy people, and you may get healthy too!
Home Practice Yoga Videos
Overcome Pain with Gentle Yoga with Neil Pearson and Shelly Prosko: highly recommend and affordable!
Yoga For Everyone: Intro to Gentle Chair Yoga: from UCSF Osher center
Yoga Specific Sites
Timothy McCall, MD: yoga from the perspective of a MD
Bandha Yoga: Scientific Keys to Unlock the Practice of Yoga, from the perspective of a MD with great anatomy illustrations
Veterans Yoga Project: Supporting the mindful use of yoga therapy to aid recovery and promote resilience among veterans, their families, and their communities.
Understand Pain Live Well Again, by Neil Pearson. A booklet explaining pain and how we can start to live again in the face of persistent pain.
The Immune System Recovery Plan, by Susan Blum
Waking, by Matthew Sandford a paraplegic turned yogi tells his story of his mind-body connection
Give Yourself a Biologic Tune-up, by Dr Mark Hyman
The Graded Imagery Handbook; NOI (for clinicians and pain sufferers)
Explain Pain: Butler and Moseley; for clinicians and pain sufferers
The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success, Deepak Chopra: Daily affirmations to guide daily living to give you a wholeness for success.
Finding Your Way in a Wild New World: Reclaim Your True Nature to Create the Life You Want, Martha Beck: Learn to step into Wordlessness and a sense of Oneness to find yourself to be more creative and present, and ultimately find your true purpose.
Exercise Logs: Make your custom exercise logs with links from this page.