The chakras contain our belief systems and our core programs of operation. We are born and raised into our programming.
In the morning:
Facial Cleanse & Sinus Rinse
See instructions at the bottom of this document.
Think before opening Windows: Trees and grass pollen that cause spring allergies can blow into your house even if you open your windows even a crack,
CranioSacral Therapy (CST) is a gentle touch, not using more then five grams of pressure about the weight of a nickel. This very light touch is what sets it apart from regular massage or bodywork. Our bodies are interconnected and when one part is not functioning or moving correctly, it starts to influence the rest of our functions leading to pain and discomfort. CST can help upwind and release the bodies discomfort allowing space for the body to heal. Our bodies are self healing mechanisms. The job of your craniosacral therapist is to allow the space for your body to unwind and self-heal.
We are excited to share that we have recently expanded our massage offerings. We have two therapists at Vitalize and have appointments available on both Saturdays and Sundays. Massage options include; deep tissue, therapeutic, cranial sacral, pin and stretch, lymphatic drainage, cupping, and scraping are all available.
Acupuncture can help redirect blood flow to reduce these patterns of vascular instability. Acupuncture can also help balance hormones, reduce stress and the inflammation that is an underlying cause. Then, perhaps with the help of other interventions such as herbs, identification of triggers, and some lifestyle adjustments, migraines can be a thing of the past, or at least greatly reduced.
A couple of weeks ago, I posted about cold & flu prevention, but lets face it, sometimes we get sick. If you are like me and have a child in preschool, maybe it happens more often then you want to admit. Here are some tips for bouncing back fast and fortified.
· Vitamin C is a potent antioxidant found in many foods, especially brightly colored fruits and vegetables. It can greatly speed recovery from colds or flus. In terms of supplementation, avoid synthetic ascorbic acid if possible in favor of mixed flavonoids or acerola powder. (Vitamins are consistently better in their complex packages, rather than as an isolate.)
Lets start by clarifying one thing - the body does not have an immune system, the body is an immune system, many parts working together for continued health. There are a lot of variables to consider – the lymphatic system, which is rich with white blood cells, the skin and mucous membranes, the hypothalamus, which regulates body temperature. So, like with most things, Chinese medicine uses a “whole systems” approach to treatment. You can use this approach yourself, by first thinking about what you can do for the health of your whole system: