New Year, New Plan.

Many people use the New Year as a chance to set resolutions and declare intentions. Often, these are health goals – eat better, exercise more, and so on. But a goal without a plan is a wish, so if you are serious about creating some new habits and behaviors that…




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Giving Thanks

It’s Thanksgiving time, and in staying with custom, we’d like to share with you a few things we are truly grateful for this year. Here’s a short list… We’re thankful for stress-free spines, flexible joints and healthy postures. Supple muscles with great flexibility and kick-butt strength. Unimpeded nerve systems, through…




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SUBLUXATION TUESDAY

Thanksgiving is over, so let the shopping stress begin! Millions of people worldwide will spend the next several weeks in a buying frenzy – determined to secure the perfect gift for a rock bottom price, all while sacrificing their health and their sanity in the process. According to a 2006…




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CONGRUENCY

When was the last time you went to a doctor who said “here take these drugs because I use them myself and they make me healthier” or “here’s a new shot for your kids, I’m not certain of the side effects, but I gave it to all mine because the…




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Vital Signs: How to Optimize Your Breathing Patterns

It’s no secret that the key to using our bodies properly lies in breathing air efficiently. Whether swimming long distances or pushing through a 12-hour shift on the job, working to optimize the way you breathe can give you more energy throughout the day and help you sleep easier at…




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Vital Signs: Maximizing the Benefits of Sleep

Most of us have a morning on occasion when we wake up wishing the previous night’s sleep had been better, longer, or more energizing. There are many strategies to getting the most out of the hours we do sleep, as well as guidelines on how much sleep a particular age…




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How To Prevent Knots From Developing

What is a knot? First off, let’s define what a KNOT is in your body: Knots are those bumps that we feel in our shoulders,neck, low back, hips etc..that can cause us pain, numbness, tingling and sometimes decreased sensation.  Massage therapists refer to “knots” as adhesions because they are literally…




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Skillful Techniques Of Managing Your Mood

I was once told by my meditation mentor “there is no such thing as a bad day but, in fact, if you find yourself in a bad mood it’s probably the result of a bad diet and or a lack of sleep.” Think about it: When do you feel cranky,…




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Massage After a Workout

I recently read an article about how massage is scientifically proven to help the recovery process after a workout [link to]. To summarize: massage after exercise reduced inflammation without stunting muscle growth, the negative side effect of taking pain killers post workout, and also decreased the number of cytokines in…




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Eating Healthy Can Be a No-Brainer

You’re working at your desk, you’re running to a meeting, you’re driving to drop your kid off at school before work. These familiar tasks make up your day. With so many things to do and not enough hours in the day in which to do them all, you may find…




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