Massage and Pain Management

With nearly 12% of the US adult population dealing with chronic pain, it’s no wonder our country has such a problem with opioid pain medication addiction. With all the news coverage about the “problem”, we would like to turn our energies to a solution instead. Massage therapy has long been known to be an effective […]

How “Mental Health Friendly” is Your Employer?

Each year, October 10th is World Mental Health Day – a day set aside by the World Health Organization (WHO) to focus on the greater issues around mental health. They seek to encourage mental health professionals to raise their voices in support of creating more awareness and a deeper understanding of how we can all […]

A Few Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Yoga

Yoga is a staple in nearly every health and fitness magazine these days. Far from being a trendy form of exercise, Yoga is an ancient practice that began in India centuries ago. Or is it… If you really dig into the history of the practice, you’ll find that what we call “yoga” today DID start […]

Don’t Just Age Gracefully… Age Gratefully!

Don't Just Age Gracefully... Age Gratefully

Aging gracefully is one thing… we all must come to terms with our aging bodies at one point or another. Whether we do that with grace or a grimace sometimes depends on the events of the day. Instead, let’s make a choice to age gratefully. To have gratitude for all that has come before today […]

September is Fruits and Veggies Month!

September is Fruits and Veggies Month

Why celebrate Fruits and Veggies? Because they are so good for us! Fruits and vegetables contain tons of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients that may help prevent heart disease, cancer, and inflammation, as well as boost your mood, and you’re your waistline. How can you make sure you are getting enough of Mother Nature’s medicine? […]

Doing Everything Right, But Still Feeling Bad? You May Be Detoxing!

Detox Massage

We live in a world filled with toxins. They are in the air we breathe, the food we eat, and the water we drink. The human body has a natural method for collecting and eliminating these toxins – the lymphatic system. This network of vessels weaves throughout your body delivering nutrients to your cells and […]

Sharing Massage With Your Kids

Did you know that children can benefit greatly from massage, too? It’s true! Touch is a universal healer. Without enough human touch during infancy, children may fail to thrive – and even die. Physical touch is a necessary part of our psychological development and emotional wellbeing. Massage is a natural stress buster. You think kids […]

Protect Your Skin… From Within!

Skin Protection

For far too long, we’ve been told to fear the sun. But (lighting and heating the earth aside) we need the sun to be healthy! Exposure to sunlight produces vitamin D in our skin, helps regulate sleep / wake patterns, improves mood, and even serves as a natural pain killer. Excessive exposure to direct sunlight […]