Massage Therapy Provides Benefits for Unique Medical Conditions

Massage therapy is fast becoming an important part of care programs in hospitals and clinics because it offers the same benefits as a massage in a spa setting: reduced stress, increased relaxation, managed pain, and improved sleep habits, among a… [read more]

Love Your Body at Any Size: How yoga can keep you in touch with yourself

For many, especially girls and women, there is a constant struggle between our physical bodies and our emotional selves that creates a palatable tension. That tension can cause feelings of shame, guilt, vulnerability, and self-doubt, which can result in eating… [read more]

Do you really need to exercise MORE?

If you’re tired of clocking in the hours at the gym with little to no results, try not to fall into the trap of the idea that your workout regimen is not hard enough. When health and fitness results are… [read more]

Why be winter-blue? Massage for Seasonal Affective Disorder

Feeling a little down, or even really down lately? Have you found yourself loading up on carbohydrates, and staying in bed later? Maybe a sense of blah that you just cannot seem to shake? Sounds like you might be suffering… [read more]

Yoga and the Mind

Written by Lauren Weaver Well-being is a multi-faceted topic that varies widely in definition and in attainment. Yet, it is something that individuals and communities strive to attain with varying degrees of success. The things most challenging in life are… [read more]

Are you getting the most out of your workout?

It’s not uncommon for anyone who works out on a regular basis to become disenchanted with their results or find themselves in a fitness routine rut. There are a multitude of things you can do to improve your workout performance… [read more]

Beneficial Massage Therapy for Athletes

No matter the level of athleticism—professional gridiron football player or daily runner—anyone who participates in a strenuous physical activity or exercise program can benefit from regular massage therapy. Athletes of any age, gender, and sport are susceptible to muscle tension… [read more]

Sore from sitting at a desk all day? Yoga can help.

  Did you know that sitting at a desk all day could be hazardous to your health? Research reported by the Mayo Clinic has linked sitting for extended periods of time to several health concerns including obesity and metabolic syndrome—a group… [read more]

Staying Active in Winter

It’s about this time of year when those well-laid plans for the New Year begin to fall apart. Resolving to get in shape or become more active are goals that many of us set in January. Outdoor activities can be… [read more]

How Massage Therapy Benefits Osteoarthritis of the Knee Pain

  Osteoarthritis, a degenerative disease of the joints, is the most common type of arthritis. It affects nearly 27 million Americans. According to the National Institute on Health, it is caused by a breakdown of cartilage. The surface layer of… [read more]