Overview

Welcome to Wellness

Welcome to Wellness

The Linda B. and Robert B. Wiggins Wellness & Integrative Health Center at Huntsman Cancer Institute offers classes and services to foster lifelong well-being for people affected by cancer. 

Wellness & Integrative Health Center services are open to current and former Huntsman Cancer Institute patients by appointment. Group fitness classes do not require an appointment. Many services and classes are also open to loved ones and staff.

View our catalog for a complete, current list. You can also follow us on Facebook.

The collection of services we offer to cancer patients and their families includes the following:

  • Integrative Medicine: an approach that combines treatments from conventional medicine and complementary or alternative medicine for which there is some high quality evidence of safety and effectiveness. (source: National Cancer Institute).
  • Complementary Medicine: any medical system, practice, or product that is not thought of as standard of care that is used along with standard treatments. (source: National Cancer Institute)

We provide supportive treatments and services to patients and family including acupuncture, massage, group exercise, and more. Contact us at 801-587-4585 to learn more.  

Our licensed and certified professional staff includes medical doctors, dietitians, acupuncturists, massage therapists, cancer exercise physiologists, osteopathic medicine specialists, creative arts therapists, and more. Credentials and biography details for our professional staff are available upon request. 

Group Classes & Outdoor Activities

 

Core and Stretch. Learn to strengthen your core with proper form and technique to improve posture and prevent back pain. Target the abdominals, back, and hips with a safe and challenging workout.

Outdoor Fitness. Join us for seasonal activities that include group hiking, road biking, rowing, snowshoeing, and more. Dates and locations vary.

Pilates Mat. Similar to yoga, Pilates mat focuses on basic exercises to improve core stability, strength, balance, flexibility, and posture. Pilates mat helps you be aware of breath, practice spinal alignment, and use core muscles.

Resistance Training. Target all of the major muscle groups using dumbbells, mats, resistance bands, and balls. Learn exercises that help strengthen bones and muscles. Regular resistance training increases metabolism to help maintain a healthy weight.

Step into Life. This is a therapeutic dance and movement experience for the mind, body, and spirit led by instructors from the University of Utah Tanner Dance Program.

T’ai Chi/Qigong. This slow, flowing energy movement improves strength, mindfulness, relaxation, immune system, blood circulation, balance, and neuropathy while exploring mindful breathing.

Yoga. This is a non-aerobic exercise of precise posture, breathing exercises, and meditation to improve mood and sense of well-being to increase flexibility, balance, range of motion, and muscle tone.

Yoga/Qigong. This non-aerobic exercise focuses on posture, breathing, and meditation combined with slow, flowing energy movement to improve strength, mindfulness, and relaxation.

Yogalates. This is a blend of yoga and Pilates that combines mind/body practices as well as stretching, strength training, conditioning, and dynamic movement.

Zumba®. This is a fusion of Latin and international music and dance themes designed for all levels of fitness. Ditch the workout and join the party!

Participation in Physical Activity & Movement programs and classes is free. Many are also open to loved ones and staff. 

View our catalog for a complete, current list. You can also follow us on Facebook.