What is Complementary and Alternative Medicine?

Many Americans use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in pursuit of health and well-being. The 2007 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), which included a comprehensive survey of CAM use by Americans, showed that approximately 38 percent of adults use CAM. This fact sheet presents an overview of CAM, types of CAM, summary information on safety andContinue reading “What is Complementary and Alternative Medicine?”

Hara – Working From the Center

We recognize the importance of good beginnings and a solid ground. To ensure the best results, it is always worthwhile to establish a firm and developed foundation. Without deep, well-established roots, a plant is weak and growth will be stunted. In the human body, the hara is our home. Home is a reference point. OurContinue reading “Hara – Working From the Center”

Chakra Balancing Massage – A Blend of Bodywork, Reflexology, and Energy Work

The Chakra Balancing Massage includes deep-tissue massage, foot reflexology, and subtle energy work. This ritual connects clients with something familiar like massage, while also introducing them to the less well-known aspects of energy work. As a result, clients come away with a greater appreciation for the interwoven aspects of their mind, body, and spirit, andContinue reading “Chakra Balancing Massage – A Blend of Bodywork, Reflexology, and Energy Work”

May Day!

May your Day(s) be filled with Love, Peace, Prosperity & Abundance. In keeping with this wish for you, please enjoy the short video shown in the following link  Be Blessed Movie. Namaste!

Water Wealth – Baths for Detox and Skin Health

Skin is an amazingly complex organ and, by weight, the largest of the body. It covers some 22 square feet and weighs around 9 pounds (roughly 7 percent of body weight).1 Its integumentary system provides the front line of defense for the body, as well as being expressive of physiological conditions and emotional states. SkinContinue reading “Water Wealth – Baths for Detox and Skin Health”

Detox Days – Internal Spring Cleaning

Spring marks a time of renewal, rejuvenation, and restoration. Buds burst from the soil. Birds build nests. Children rediscover the outdoors. And adults celebrate the season by cleaning and uncluttering their surroundings. This year, along with tidying the garage, attic, and basement, consider freshening your internal system with a detox diet. While detox diets mayContinue reading “Detox Days – Internal Spring Cleaning”

Do You Need A Massage? Yes, Of Course

The short answer is, yes, of course–you need a massage. Who doesn’t? You deal with deadlines, long lines, short tempers, and your dog’s distemper. We’re all at the receiving end of things we would rather not deal with. Massage can be the valve that eases the pressure. Massage therapy is useful for many conditions, inContinue reading “Do You Need A Massage? Yes, Of Course”

Awakening the Senses, Awakening to Who We Are – How to Focus in the Moment

Awareness is about focusing our attention — specifically, it is about focusing in the moment. Awareness is a commitment to being present both to our external and internal environment, to our bodies and to our lives. We are used to defining ourselves through our senses, by what and who we pay attention to and withContinue reading “Awakening the Senses, Awakening to Who We Are – How to Focus in the Moment”

Awakening the Senses – Rediscovering Ourselves

It is through our bodies that we experience life. It is through our physical self that we can awaken to whom we truly are. How do we do this? Through our senses. Sight, sound, smell, taste, touch — each sense is a doorway inviting us to rediscover the pleasure and rewards of being in ourContinue reading “Awakening the Senses – Rediscovering Ourselves”

The Power of Yes: Affirmation and Intention – Energy Medicine

Life is an act of affirmation. Each day that we rise from our bed and engage in the moment-by-moment activities and choices that script our personal story, we are saying “yes” to life. Some do it unconsciously. Some do it with great relish and joy. Some do it consciously and with skill. It is aContinue reading “The Power of Yes: Affirmation and Intention – Energy Medicine”