Out with the old and in with the new! Well, this actually is not a new philosophy and runs parallel to the philosophies of Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine. The general gist is that icing for your injury is a huge ‘no-no’. This brief article and video explain the healing process after injury and how icing … More Your Body IS the Perfect Healing Machine… So STOP Icing!
THE ENERGETIC BODY UNIVERSE The universe of preventative care and healing where we consider the human body to be a whole miraculous machine of interconnected parts The universe where healing outside of quantified data and research happens The universe where we believe that when every expert tells us we will always have back pain, or we will never dance … More The Universe of Magical Chaos
I am intrigued by the power of our brains, so much so that I often discuss it in class and frequently blog about it. I have previously posted about neuroplasticity and the brain’s remarkable ability to actually change, adapting itself to situations that are presented to it. Jill Bolte Taylor‘s experience supports my beliefs … More Boundaries of the Body (and beyond) Lie within the Brain…
As fall arrives, our schedules and activities stir up and so do the little aches and pains within the body. Our bodies have been accustomed to the warmth of the sun and the restorative qualities summer and vacation bring. As fall arrives it is important to listen to what our bodies are telling us. We must … More Back Pain 101 (Instruction)
Spring is here! Well, kind of…. It has been a bit chilly, but you never know when you might have to throw on your bikini and hit the beach, so you might as well start toning up your sweet little waistline… Or better yet, tone up that sweet little waistline, AND eliminate some of … More Engaging the Abdomen! (Advanced Series!)
When we step into our Pilates classes, massage sessions or yoga practices, we look to our teachers to give us tools to strengthen our bodies, minds and spirits. These teachers have studied about movement and the body and give us this information to apply to ourselves. Even when we are injured or hurt these … More Healing vs Symptom Management
Pain, no matter what type, roots deeply from somewhere. We can go on for days, weeks, months, years and lifetimes with deep physical or emotional pain and never really get to the root of it. I think this is because getting to the root of it is just as painful, if not more painful … More Time Heals All Wounds?