Category Archives: Holistic

Holistic Healing

We now offer the Loomis Digestive Health protocol in our menu of services

In keeping with our philosophy of Holistic and Naturopathic wellness, we are extremely pleased to offer the Loomis Digestive Health program to our list services. Z. Faith Darby, LMT, CNHP, C.Ht. is now a trained Loomis Digestive Health Specialist who … Continue reading

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WE HAVE MOVED !!

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We are now open in our new location at 800 West 5th Street, Suite 101H, Naperville, IL 60563 As always you can reach us by phone at (630) 416-9632 or by email faith@hands-of-faith.com  

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The Lactic Acid Debate – somatic research

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True or false: massage after exercise assists in the removal of lactic acid. Answer: false. The research overwhelming refutes this commonly held and frequently exclaimed belief. The lactic acid debate has raged for a century, and for the past two … Continue reading

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The Visible Effects of Stress – Get a Grip on Anxiety and Ease a Troubled Face — and Mind

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Eons ago, back when evading predators and foraging for food were humankind’s main activities, stress was essential to survival. The body’s fight-or-flight response to stress in the face of danger set off a chain reaction of physiological changes, priming the … Continue reading

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Energy Work – Energy Healing

Energy healing is often discussed as a new, somewhat unexplainable therapy. Truth is, energy work is an effective bodywork that is as ancient as healing itself. The body is, after all, bioenergetic and seeks to maintain balance. Hippocrates, the father … Continue reading

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Dimensions of Holistic Massage – Beyond the Nuts and Bolts of Swedish, Part II

Before The Massage Remember that the session really begins at the moment the client walks through the door, at the first contact with you and your environment. Do you welcome the client warmly? Do you call him by name as … Continue reading

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Bodywork and Emotional Release

It started as a typical visit. Jennifer was seeking help for chronic low back and hip pain and over the course of several bodywork sessions, we worked to clear areas of tightness throughout her legs, hips, and lower back. But … Continue reading

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Living in Difficult Times – Sanctuary in Bodywork

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These are uncertain and unsettling times. It’s not just what is played out in the theater of world politics but the very nature of modern life with its ever-present shadow of uncertainty and threat that has produced a continuous low-grade … Continue reading

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The Body-Mind Connection: Part One

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Heal the mind, heal the body. Heal the body, heal the mind.  We have all heard of the mind-body connection and how our thoughts affect the health of our body. It is true that our thoughts and beliefs are extremely … Continue reading

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What am I Feeling? The Healing Benefits of Massage

Touch. We come into this world being touched, and we hopefully can leave being touched. Whatever our experiences in this life, touch is usually involved in some form. Each time we are touched, the emotions related to that touch are … Continue reading

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