Tag Archives: Ayurveda

A Global Guide to Healthy Drinks

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Recently, spas have been trending toward beverages with a variety of healing properties, including the ability to flush out bodily toxins, increase blood flow, and provide energy. Perhaps most interesting, these drinks are worldly concoctions and bring with them mystical … Continue reading

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Indian Head Massage – Ancient Ayurvedic Technique for Modern-day Problems

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For 5,000 years, head massage has been a part of India’s rich culture. It’s held a special place both in the “kitchen table wisdom” of local Hindu mothers and in the medical bag of ayurvedic physicians. Now making its way … Continue reading

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The Interconnectedness of Body and Mind – A conversation with energy worker Barry Kapke

Massage & Bodywork: Tell me briefly about the incorporation of spirituality in your own bodywork. Barry Kapke: My approach to bodywork is definitely influenced by Eastern views. My practice and teaching of forms such as shiatsu, nuad bo rarn (traditional … Continue reading

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Chakra Massage – fingertips for the client

Yoga and its sister science ayurveda are based on keeping the body’s energy balanced and flowing. They value massage as an integral part of supporting that energy and maintaining overall well-being. Chakras (pronounced shah-cruhz, translates as wheels in Sanskrit, due … Continue reading

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The Breath Within the Stone – Understanding the Healing Power of Rock, Part II

Textural Distinction Some stones have a slightly more velvet surface with some non-abrasive edges, while others are silky smooth and perfectly round. It’s like the distinction between velvet and silk. The textured, velvet surfaces are perfect for deep massage as … Continue reading

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The Breath Within the Stone – Understanding the Healing Power of Rock, Part 1

Some of the most progressive healers in the world have begun using stones in their massage work — not to replace healing hands, but as an adjunct to traditional massage, facials and healing treatments of all kinds. Stone massage is … Continue reading

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The Breath Within the Stone – Understanding the Healing Power of Rock, Part II

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Textural Distinction Some stones have a slightly more velvet surface with some non-abrasive edges, while others are silky smooth and perfectly round. It’s like the distinction between velvet and silk. The textured, velvet surfaces are perfect for deep massage as … Continue reading

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The Breath Within the Stone – Understanding the Healing Power of Rock, Part 1

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Some of the most progressive healers in the world have begun using stones in their massage work — not to replace healing hands, but as an adjunct to traditional massage, facials and healing treatments of all kinds. Stone massage is … Continue reading

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