Autumn is in full swing – the days are shorter, air is cooler, and the leaves have mostly fallen from the trees. Cold and flu season is here!
In Chinese medicine, autumn marks the transition from the active yang energy of summer to the beginning of a more subdued yin cycle. It is the season of final harvest, a time to stock up on food and warm clothing, and to slow down and become more introspective in preparation for the colder winter months ahead. To maintain good health, we need to live in harmony with nature by attuning ourselves to the seasonal ...Read more
With the winter months upon us it's safe to say that we are now in the cold and flu season. Supporting your immune system year round by eating well, getting adequate sleep, and watching your stress are excellent ways to keep yourself protected from this year's viral strains. That being said, coming down with a runny nose, cough, and fever are sometimes inevitable, especially in infants and children.
When it comes to the youngest members of our families a fever can be a scary thing, sending us to the medicine cabinet for the nearest bottle of fever ...Read more
What is Fascia?
Fascia is the network of connective tissue that weaves through and surrounds every part of the body. When the fascial network is healthy, we move and feel our best. The problem comes when the fascia stiffens in response to mental, physical or emotional stress. When this happens we compromise the health and function of our tissues, leaving us feeling tight and misaligned.
What is Fascial Stretch Therapy?
Fascial Stretch Therapy (FST) is a unique, table-based assisted stretching technique that focuses on decompressing the joint ...Read more
Body and auricular (ear) acupuncture are used for treating a variety of clinical disorders. There are numerous acupoints on the external ear, all of which correspond to a specific area or function of the body. Stimulating these points with pressure or needles helps to facilitate the body's own natural healing processes, restoring internal balance and treating the deeper underlying condition.
The five acupoints used in the NADA Acudetox protocol (from top to bottom) are:
Calms the mind and helps facilitate a state of harmony, serenity, and a deeper connection to one's spirit; enhances ability to love self and others. ...
So cheers to a new year, 2017! The start of a New Year always holds promise and potential. New Year's resolutions can be a great way get moving on the goals you hope to achieve for the upcoming year. Maybe you are looking to eat better, or lose some weight? Are you hoping to improve your physical fitness or your overall general health? Whatever your goals I wish you success in these endeavours!
Staying on track with your New Year's goals is not always an easy task. As January fades so to can our motivation towards the ...Read more