How to Properly and Safely Dress in Layers for Cold Weather Exercise

“There’s no bad weather, just bad gear”. I paraphrase but this is a common Scandinavian saying. As we get deeper into the winter, the common complaint that patients tell me is that they don’t go outside because it’s cold. Aside from slipping on an icy day, cold weather shouldn’t prevent you from going outside. Unless you

Five Benefits of Yoga

Yoga is a fantastic way to decompress your body and mental health, something we could all use as we start 2022! Daniela is our Patient Care Supervisor at VTFC and a registered yoga teacher with the Yoga Alliance. She recently completed her 500-hour teacher training under the mentorship of Maryam Ovissi and Heather Hagaman at

Snow Day Shoveling Tips

As with any activity, if you haven’t prepared your body to perform the task you are at a greater chance for injury. The same is true even for the smallest of tasks, like snow shoveling. What may seem like easy work, it can really put a strain on your entire body if not done properly.