Luxurious Spa Services, Treatments & Wellness Programs At Our Scottsdale Spa
Medically Guided Programming
Our Well & Being at Willow Stream Intentional Living team, led by our in-house physican Dr. Diane Downing, MD, is dedicated to your health and well being. Through private consultations that address your individual health goals, our expert coaches and guides create a lifestyle plan tailored to your needs. We also offer group consultations, guidance and encouragement in a range of services and activities.
Our team is dedicated to ensuring that your Well & Being experience is nothing less than extraordinary. Prior to your arrival, our Intentional Living Guides contact you to discuss your personal goals and preferences and create a customized menu of services to ensure the ultimate experience. Once you’re here, you can meet with your Intentional Living Guide to discuss your progress and make adjustments to your schedule.
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Health & Wellness
Blending the very best of conventional and complementary medicine, our Intentional Living team is here to help you in your quest for optimal health. Led by Diane Downing, MD, a graduate of the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine Fellowship, a team of experts in exercise physiology, nutrition, traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), and mind-body therapies focus on getting to the root of the problem, not just treating or masking symptoms.
Our Intentional Living team may be just what the “doctor” ordered if you have any of the following symptoms:
- feeling tired for no reason
- difficulty losing weight
- digestive problems
- craving carbs and sweets
- feeling anxious, stressed or having problems sleeping
- can’t concentrate or maintain focus
- loss of libido
Whether you are dealing with a chronic health problem, facing a major life event such as surgery or cancer, want options for managing menopause or are looking to enhance your energy and vitality, our experts are here to partner with you on your journey.
Take a deep dive into nutrition. Did you know that up to 80% of chronic disease could be prevented or improved by changing the way we eat? Identify your nutrition goals and determine your path.
Join us for entertaining cooking classes and events in our Garden Kitchen located in the Garden Atrium. Our beautiful demonstration kitchen is the perfect place to learn more about the food you eat and beverages you drink. Food is more than sustenance, it is about how we see ourselves, interact with family and friends and relate to our environment. Please come and have fun, sharing the table with others while having delicious food that is good for you and good for the planet.
Determine your goals for fitness and flexibility. Reshape your body. Develop a practical plan for achieving your goals in a manner consistent with your lifestyle.
Well & Being At Willow Stream offers an array of programs to help you achieve balance, health and your personal wellness goals. Emphasizing mindful living, nutrition, fitness, mind/body and traditional therapies, these programs provide an opportunity to explore personal transformation through group learning, meditation, physical experiences and personal spiritual practices our team will help you on your path to a healthier life.
Meet Our Doctors
Tieraona Low Dog, MD
Chief Medical Officer of Well & Being
Dr. Tieraona Low Dog’s extensive career in studying natural medicine and its role in modern health care began more than 30 years ago. Prior to earning her medical degree from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, she studied and practiced massage therapy, midwifery, herbal medicine and martial arts. Her many honors of distinction in recognition of her work include the Martina de la Cruz medal for her work with indigenous medicines (1998), Time magazine’s “Innovator in Complementary and Alternative Medicine” (2001), Bioneer’s award for “Outstanding Contribution to Medicine” (2002), the Burt Kallman Scientific Award (2007) and NPR’s People’s Pharmacy Award for Excellence in Research and Communication for the Public Health (2010).
Dr. Low Dog is the Chief Medical Director for Well & Being and also serves as the Fellowship Director for the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, where she also holds the rank of Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine.
Diane Downing, MD
Medical Director of Well & Being at Willow Stream
Dr. Downing received both her undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Arizona in Tucson. She completed her family practice residency training at the University of Arizona as well. Additional post-graduate training includes an Integrative Family Medicine Fellowship and a two year fellowship with the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine. She has worked in primary care and more recently as a staff physician at Canyon Ranch Health Resort and Spa in Tucson, AZ.
Dr. Downing’s professional interests include women’s health, preventive medicine, cardiovascular health and integrative medicine. She has training in botanical medicine, nutrition, energy medicine, mind/body therapies and lifestyle modification as approaches to disease management and prevention. She is a certified Reiki practitioner and has training in counter strain osteopathic manipulation.