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IT Band Stretch at Home

IT Band Stretch at Home Do you experience lower back pain after sitting for extended periods of time? Your pain could be from a tight iliotibial (IT) band. The IT band begins at the ilium (the hip bone) and crosses down along the side of the thighs, over the knee...

5 Ways to Use Himalayan Salt Stones

5 Ways to Use a Himalayan Salt Stone to Feel Good Right Now Stay grounded and connect with your body through Himalayan salt stone self-care. For self-massage: Himalayan salt stones are a great tool to help create proper tension relief. They resonate at the same frequency as the earth...

At Home Self Myofascial Release Tips

At Home Self Myofascial Release Tips We all know that having regular massages can help relieve stress and promote relaxation. Did you know massages can also improve flexibility? One of the ways it does this through a technique called myofascial release – a stretching technique used to slowly release...

Aromatherapy – The Secret of Essential Oils

Aromatherapy The Secret of Essential Oils Like so many of the ancient methods of health and healing, aromatherapy has been well known to hold such a supportive and essential role in doing just that. Aromatherapy is considered holistic in nature because the precious oils are extracted from plants. These...

Benefits of Staying Hydrated

Ways to Stay Hydrated Water has so many health benefits. It aids the heart with pumping blood through the body, helps muscles to function better, improves energy levels, reduces swelling in feet, and can help prevent headaches. Are you drinking enough water to stay hydrated? It’s recommended to drink...

Stand Up and Stretch

Are you working from home?  Stand Up and Stretch. When the body is stressed, muscles become tense. When muscles are taut and tense for long periods of time, this may trigger other reactions of the body and even promote stress-related disorders, such as headaches and pain. We recommend the...

Protecting the skin during Harsh, Cold Winters

It’s important to protect your skin during the cold winter months. We must take extra precautions to prevent excess dryness, flaking and sensitivities. Your skin can appear extremely unhealthy and less attractive than when it’s not properly hydrated. Dehydrated and dry skin is one of the leading causes of...

Lowdown On Massage

As good as a back rub from your sweetie feels, sometimes you need the hands of a professional. That’s because a growing body of evidence suggests muscle therapy provides a long and varied list of health benefits. In fact, more people get their muscles kneaded and rubbed for medical...

Adult Acne

It is said that almost 25% of men and 50% of woman experience adult acne during their post-adolescent years.  This seems to be a growing epidemic.  Many people experience acne type conditions into their 30’s and 40’s with breakouts not only to the face but covering the back, chest...

Do you know the differences in massage techniques?

Part 2 Prenatal/Pregnancy Massage shares many of the goals of regular massage but is tailored specifically to the needs of pregnant women and their changing bodies. The benefits of massage during pregnancy can alleviate stress on your back, neck and abdominal muscles along with your shoulders. In addition, Prenatal...