Christine Arians launches business, increases philanthropy in Valley

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Christine Arians at The Zone (Source: KPHO/KTVK) Christine Arians at The Zone (Source: KPHO/KTVK)
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Behind every good football team is a good coach; and some might say behind every good coach is a great partner. 

"It's been a wild ride," Christine Arians, the wife of Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians, said. After a dozen different cities and teams, that might be an understatement. 

"I thought I was signing on for, you know, he was going to be a physical therapist," Arians said. 

Arians met her husband in high school, and their life together has been anything but ordinary. 

"He's such a hard worker, and it's just go, go, go all the time," Arians said. 

She recently launched a business in Scottsdale called The Zone. With the goal of helping people relax both physically and mentally, The Zone features a pod that uses light, sound and vibration to help with many conditions, including stress - something she knows well in her football household. 

"He's a man who runs on adrenaline 24/7 until he runs out of adrenaline, and then he just crashes," she said, speaking of her husband. 

Proceeds from The Zone benefit the Arians Family Foundation. As a former family attorney, one cause dear to Arians' heart is CASA, which advocates for abused and neglected children.

"My thought process was, 'Oh, I wish these kids had their own attorney because they're the ones getting screwed in this process,'" Arians said.

She hopes their philanthropy will be their legacy - after the Cards win the Super Bowl, of course.

"This is his last job in football, so he's truly in a position, it's like, 'It's my way or it's no way; I'll retire.' That's his attitude," Arians said.

It is an attitude of which Arians is proud.

"He's been able to stick true to who he is," she said.

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