Not sure what your first massage session will be like? Here’s what to expect BEFORE, during the INTERVIEW, DURING and AFTER your massage…
Before your Massage:
Make sure you arrive 10 to 15 minutes early to fill out your paperwork (a simple intake form) and pay for your session.
In the days before your massage, make sure you’re drinking enough water. If you arrive dehydrated your body will be more sensitive and you might feel uncomfortable (like you just worked out) for a …
Whenever the subject of d-e-t-o-x comes up, many of our imaginations jump to long juicing journeys or fasts, but spring detox DOES NOT HAVE TO BE COMPLICATED OR ARDUOUS. The urge to get “green and clean” is a normal part of this time of year as the weather warms and life begins to stir. Listening to that urge (without overdoing it or setting unattainable goals), will bring us closer to living in harmony with the wild inside and out. Here are some simple ways… Read More
You've just completed your massage session and you're feeling GREAT, here are 5 important to-dos to make that feeling last.
Notice (and enjoy!) the Benefits
Sadhana: our daily spiritual practice - the time we set aside each day to reconnect with the deepest part of ourselves (or heart, intuition, God, Source, whichever term we may choose to use). Most of us already have daily practices in place, but by adding a deeper level of mindfulness and discipline (yes you have to do them every day, or at least regularly) those same behaviours can become powerful tools to enrich our lives. For example… Read More
A quiet account of our climb to the highest point on the Annapurna Circuit, Throung-La.
After a time, we climb above the uncharacteristically stormy morning weather. The retreating wind carries away the cloud and snow, abandoning us to the inky black hours of the early morning. Cold, tired, and out of breath, we find ourselves in a world unlike any we have ever experienced… Read More
The varying landscapes, wildlife and cultures Ito be encountered hiking up and down Nepal's mountains for twenty six days (in the Annapurna and Langtang regions) were an absolute gift in so many ways. T… Read More
Before leaving on any adventure, I ask some of the seasoned globe-trotting gals in my life for a few pearls of wisdom on how to "travel healthy." Not only have these ladies seen more of the world than I, many of them are also experts in the Health and Wellness field - Be sure to check out the links to their health-centered projects and businesses! What I love most about this collection are all the different takes on "healthy," and how… Read More
I have to start by saying that I'm lucky to be part of a family who truly values togetherness over gifts. With each passing holiday, I wrap and receive fewer gifts and spend more and more meaningful time with my family and community. But it wasn't always this way… Read More
The young participants in my kids yoga classes have taught me that the rules which I have long-associated with yoga have been self-imposed, and I am acquiring a mischievous eagerness to break them… Read More