The modern world is changing every single day. Because of this constant state of change, our bodies are frequently having to adjust. We have a food supply being degraded and depleted of nutritional content, which in turn, causes our bodies to become depleted. Our soil and water is contaminated with antibiotics and deadly fertilizers. All of which become part of the food chain we rely upon.… Read the rest
Warm summer weather is here and you are off – grilling, gardening, traveling, running the kids around, the list goes on. So often the busy times in life are the times we stop taking care of our selves. However, the summer months are when your body may need massage the most.
We asked our team of therapists why you should get massage in the summer and here is what they had to say:
- Massage Is “You Time”
During summer, you are busy with plans and activities more than other times of the year.
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Common Health Problems: What Can Massage Do For YOU?
Massages are often sold as a purely indulgent treat that you get when you visit a spa or go on vacation, but there’s so much more to massage than just a feel good treat. Did you know that the symptoms of many health problems can be reduced and even eliminated with regular massage?… Read the rest
In the world of Traditional Chinese Medicine, the liver energy flows upward into the eyes. When this energy is flowing smoothly and working as it should, your vision is clear and sharp, you have efficient night vision and the eyes are bright and well-lubricated.
When out of balance, the liver can generate heat that rises upward.… Read the rest
Which Is Better, Massage or Stretching?
Massage and stretching are both really helpful ways to keep your muscles relaxed, reduce tension and of course help recovery after an injury. Stretching helps to get the blood flowing to
your muscles, which is great if you’ve injured yourself, or if your muscles are stiff because they’ve contracted due to inactivity.… Read the rest
During the summer solstice your yang energy reaches its peak. It is important to harness the peak of this yang energy, because as summer shifts into fall yang energy will decline. This great abundance of yang energy will translate throughout your body because during this season you are active and growing.
According to five element theory, during the summer the organ that receives extra energy is the heart.… Read the rest
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Three Tips to Quiet Your Mind
If you are not extremely busy in today’s society, you are the exception and not the rule. We are all in high gear; we overextend, overachieve, and over-stress ourselves to the point of breaking. This can have lasting negative effects on our health! Here are a few ways to break the cycle:
It is so easy to be upset when things do not go our way.… Read the rest
Why Massage is the Perfect Gift for Dad
It’s not just stressed moms who appreciate a massage – hard working dads love to receive massages too, and what better time to treat your dad than Father’s Day?
Dads can be so hard to buy gifts for at the best of times. They probably smile when they are presented with yet another tie, gift set or Amazon voucher, but how happy could you make your dad with a thoughtful gift that will really benefit his health and wellbeing too?… Read the rest
Irritable Bowel Syndrome, otherwise known as “spastic colon,” is a common disorder that affects the colon and causes many disruptive symptoms. Many of these symptoms can be managed with a simple change in diet and lifestyle. Chinese herbal medicine and acupuncture may be able to help.