Category Archives: Raindrop Technique

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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Hands of Medicine – Oncology Patients Find Relief in Bodywork

It’s a typical day at the oncology clinic. Several patients distractedly thumb through magazines in the waiting room, not really interested in reading the pages. They wait anxiously for consultations and treatments. In one exam room, Susan, a 43-year-old artist … Continue reading

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The Body-Mind Connection: Part Two

Heal the mind, heal the body. Heal the body, heal the mind. The first step toward healing your body and your mind is literally at your fingertips: your fork and spoon. These are the most powerful tools you have to … Continue reading

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Massage – Healthcare or Personal Service

In the last few decades, a division developed in the profession between massage as a healthcare modality and massage as a personal care service. The boundaries between these styles are sometimes blurry and practitioners often practice both. However, an increasing … Continue reading

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FRAGRANT SYNERGY – ORIENTAL AROMATHERAPY AND AROMATIC ACUPRESSURE – Part I

Aromatherapy is unique among the various forms of natural healthcare for its chameleon-like ability to adapt to a wide range of contexts. It flourishes as a research-based branch of botanical medicine, as a natural partner of therapeutic massage, as a … Continue reading

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AROMATHERAPY AND MASSAGE

Powerful Scent The amounts of essential oils housed in the cells and tissues of plants is minute. Here are some of the numbers: 2,000 rose petals produce 1 drop of rose attar oil. 150 to 250 pounds of lavender tops … Continue reading

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Holistic Aromatherapy – Using Essential Oils to Achieve Balance

Using aromatherapy to balance your whole being will not only affect the health of your body, mind, and spirit, it will undoubtedly affect the health of your business as well. When you experience renewed vigor and harmony within, it’s hard … Continue reading

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Baby Your Back Pain with Massage!

Anyone with recurring, unyielding back problems knows the beast that is called back pain. While most of us have experienced back pain that comes from overexertion or muscle pulls, the effects of back pain for many can be debilitating, excruciating, … Continue reading

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Redesigning Movement – Can You Change? Part 6 – Low Back Pain

Low back pain is among the five most common reasons for a physician visit in the United States. It is responsible for billions of dollars in health care costs and lost time at work each year. It is largely a … Continue reading

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Herbs & Aromatherapy for Pain

Pain is an unpleasant reality for many people. From the healthiest to the unhealthiest, we all find ourselves in pain’s grip at one time or another. Whether your pain is self-inflicted from exuberant weekend warrior syndrome, brought on by the … Continue reading

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