August specials: Experts offer wellness help

Make sure your body and brain are in the best possible condition. Get the latest tips from nationally recognized experts, beginning Aug. 16.

For the full schedule, go to our TV Schedule page.

Saturday, Aug. 24, at 7 a.m.

3 Steps to Pain-Free Living with Lee Albert: Albert addresses the problem of chronic pain suffered by as many as 100 million Americans. Based upon 30 years of working with clients, neuromuscular therapist, yoga instructor and pain specialist Lee Albert has developed an approach using five specific exercises to effectively eliminate the root cause of many painful conditions by balancing the muscles that are responsible for that condition. This approach is effective, easy-to-do and requires only a small amount of time each day to help keep bodies pain-free and in good working order.

Lee also shares a gentle breathing exercise that has been shown to slow down the “fight or flight” (stress response) in as little as ten minutes. He demonstrates how altering our breathing pattern makes it possible to reduce stress and add more calmness to our lives. The breathing practice will often improve sleep and has been shown to boost the immune system and help with many chronic conditions. “3 Steps to Pain Free Living” also includes several mindfulness techniques that will help anyone feel better almost immediately. | Support Arizona PBS and get the DVD/book/lumbar support combo.

Sunday, Aug. 25, at 1:30 p.m.

Keto Diet with Dr. Josh Axe: In his familiar upbeat style, Dr. Axe puts his own fresh spin on the widely successful and well-researched keto diet. | Support Arizona PBS and get the book/DVD/cookbook/mug set.

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'Nature' explores the wilds on Wednesday nights

From the remarkable octopus to a river of dreams, experience compelling stories of the natural world as "Nature" returns to Arizona PBS Wednesday nights at 7 p.m.

British newspaper drama 'Press' comes to Arizona PBS

Set in the world of London newspapers, "Press" is a razor sharp and observant drama that explores the current, turbulent media landscape and the ethical dilemmas that journalists and editors face each day.

'Great Performances' showcases Broadway classics this fall

"Great Performances" returns with its third annual "Broadway's Best" lineup of acclaimed theatrical productions on Fridays at 8 p.m. starting Nov. 1 on Arizona PBS.  This fall’s lineup spotlights musicals, comedy and drama throughout the month.