Monday May 14th, 6:30pm
Artists’ Health Centre Foundation
250 The Esplanade, Suite 500
This interactive clinic will discuss the importance of self-esteem. Participants will explore exercises to help define, develop and maintain a healthy self image. Factors contributing to the artists’ perception of self worth will be considered, with emphasis placed on the following topics:
- Examining core beliefs
- Quieting the inner critic
- Tools to shift attitudes and perceptions
Fees: $20.00 (Discount: $16.00 for students, seniors, and TAPA members)
To Register: 416.351.0239 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Ruth Bittorf, Nurse Practitioner
Ruth Bittorf RN(EC), MN, PHC-NP is a Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner who has been employed at the AL and Malka Green Artist Health Centre for 4 years. She maintains an ongoing commitment to providing holistic, patient centred health care in collaboration with all of the AHC team members. Ruth believes that a stable work/life balance is foundational to good health, and she incorporates the physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs into the care plan for each individual as needed.
Anita Shack, B.F.A., D.C., F.A.T.A., Chiropractor, Craniosacral Therapist, Acupuncturist
Dr. Anita Shack is a chiropractor who uses an integrated approach in her work at the Artists’ Health Centre. She combines chiropractic, craniosacral therapy, and acupuncture, customizing care to the individual artist’s needs and goals. Fascinated with the relationship of physical structure to biomechanical, neurophysiologic and psycho emotional function, (body/mind/spirit connection), Dr. Shack is concerned not only with the relief of symptoms but with getting at the cause to facilitate change and healing, with the maintenance of good health. Dr. Shack has extensive experience working with artists from many disciplines, including: dance, theatre, film, visual arts, music, and writing. She performed as an independent dancer from 1974-1986 in Canada and the United States, and is sensitive to the specific stresses, and sensibilities of artists.