Seminars & Events

2018 Lunch & Learn Seminars:

**Bring a sack lunch or carry out and join us for one or all of our "Lunch-n-Learn" seminars! (Freshii is very close and one of our favorite healthy/quick lunch options in the area). Seminars represtent FAQ and hot topics in our practice and are a great learning opportunity for patients past, present, and future!


**A portion of each registration fee is being donated to Tri4Schools, Domestic Abuse Intervention Services of Dane County, or Girls on the Run of Dane County.


LOCATION: Unless otherwise noted, all 2018 seminars will be held on 1st floor 6300 Enterprise Lane Madison 53719


SUN Jan 14, 2018


"Running technique & key strengthening exercises to keep athletes healthy - a Physical Therapist's perspective" Thank you to all who attended this interactive clinic in Verona, WI! CoreActive partnering with Madison Multisport triathlon coaching

FRI Feb 9, 2018:


"Vital Exercises & Shoulder Health for Swimmers" Thank you to those who braved the weather and attended!


FRI Mar 9, 2018:


"Nutrition: Efficient Tissue Healing After Injury & Joint Health - a CSCS perspective" Thank you to all who atttended! We raised money for Tri4Schools and enjoyed Q&A with a panel of experts.


A HUGE thank you to our local experts & door prize donors:

  • Tara LaRowe, PhD, RD, CD, Faculty Associate, Dept of Nutritional Sciences, UW-Madison 
  • Kathleen Stoneman, acupuncturist & Chinese Medicine practitioner at Metamorphosis Holistic Health
  • Steven Brandes, USAT triathlon coach at Madison Multisport
  • Meridian Health Center, Apple Wellness, Arbonne, and Paleo Mama Bakery

Up Next:


MON Apr 30, 2018:


"Madison Runner's Forum"  - hosted by CoreActive & colleagues 


Time: 6-8pm *note this is an evening event*

Cost: $10 (100% of registration fees will be donated to Tri4Schools!) 


Speakers: Dr M. Furukawa - sports medicine physician at Sauk Prairie Health and endurance athlete, J. Klestinski of CoreActive Therapy, coaches at Madison Multisport, and the friendly staff at Fleet Feet - Madison/Sun Prairie. 



  • Pearls for preventing leg injuries & overuse 
  • Run form tips & interactive run form analysis 
  • Key strength & mobility exercises
  • Benefits of working with a pro coach
  • Gear trends & personal safety
  • Panel Q&A with local running experts and experienced athletes!
  • Sweet door prizes!


Stay tuned for more details!

WED May 23 (12-1pm) master class: Pelvic Health - a Physical Therapist's perspective Cost: $10


Speakers: experienced pelvic health PTs Jennifer Klestinski & Emily Block 

  • Open to ages 13yrs +
  • Tips & support for bladder/bowel function, pelvic organ prolapse, & normal anatomy/physiology of the pelvic floor muscles 


TH June 14 (12-1pm) master class: Pre/Post-Partum Health - a Physical Therapist's perspective  Cost: $10


Speaker: board certified women's health clinic specialist Jennifer Klestinski


  • post-partum self care (immediate, 6wks & beyond) 
  • key coordination/relaxation/strength exercises
  • benefits of pre/post-partum visceral manipulation/manual therapy 

Summer 2017:


July 2017:


A huge Thank You to Kim Krueger and Lioness-Fitness for hosting and video recording CoreActive's interactive seminar "Harnessing the Core" on Sat July 8! 



Check out the video above which is a fast yet thorough review of Diastasis Recti Abdominus considerations for the pre-/post-partum athlete presented by Jennifer Klestinski, a board certified women's health and orthopedic clinical specialist.



Seminar goals:

  • What diastasis recti abdominus (DRA) is and what it means.
  • How to truly activate deep core stabilizing muscles (read: key for bladder control, minimizing ‘the pouch’, & better sex) through the breath, and coordinated pelvic floor and abdominal muscle activation.
  • What a women’s health/pelvic health Physical Therapy evaluation involves and how it can expedite core/hip girdle coordination in new moms, group fitness enthusiasts, and competitive athletes alike.



Spring 2017:


April 5, 2017

Girl Scout Troop 7407 had fun learning "What is a Physical Therapist?" with J. Klestinski and E. Block.




January 2017:


Thank you to all who joined us on *Thursday January 19th* for "Beating the Blahs: Belly to Brain"seminar on Functional Medicine and Manual Physical Therapy.


Together we raised over $100 for Domestric Abuse Intervention Services (DAIS) of Madison through donations at the event!


Speakers: Joanna Hutchins PA-C (of Ann E Stanger MD) & Jennifer Klestinski (physical therapist/founder at CoreActive Therapy). We were honored that Sheba M. from DAIS took time out of her week and joined us at the seminar!


October 2016:


Thank You to all who joined us for our community education event celebrating National Physical Therapy Month!


Title: Self Care Tips for "Desk Sitters to High Mileage Hitters"



WED Oct 26th at 7-8PM






Attendees enjoyed interactive discussions, demos, and Q&A with Jennifer Klestinski and Emily Block!




Spring 2016:


CoreActive Therapy owner Jennifer Klestinski is proud to support and collaborate with Exercise for Achievement and Tri4Schools again in 2016! In May, Jennifer will speak on pelvic health after pregnancy at Huckleberry & Persimmon, a small business geared towards bringing families with small children together for community & education.




Spring 2015:


THANK YOU to all who attended the Madison Runners Forum in April! 100% of the over $325 raised during the event was donated to Tri4Schools & Girls on the Run of Dane County!  Special thanks to the following individuals and businesses who donated time and resources in order to make the evening possible - great work team!


  • Lora & Jessica w/Fleet Feet Madison: "Looking & Feeling Good - Trends in Running"
  • Jessi w/Active Body Dynamics:"Massage for Runners: The What, When, & How"
  • Jenny w/CoreActive: "A PT's Perspective: Minimizing Overuse Injuries"
  • Cindi w/Bannink Endurance Coaching: Dynamic Warm Up with Coach Cindi
  • Liz with Isthmus Acupuncture: "Acupuncture for Runners"
  • Delaney's Steak & Seafood
  • New Self Renewal Center



Fall 2014:



THANK YOU to all those who joined us at Walk, Run, n Roll for Transverse Myeletis in DeForest, WI on sunny and crisp Oct 5 to celebrate National Physical Therapy Month! Participants raised $200 through CoreActive's team page. Plus CoreActive matched this amount for a grand total of $400 donated to this organization which supports patients and their caregivers as well as researchers working to learn more about rare neuro-immune disorders.





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