Massage Benefits: First Impressions

Root Whole Body healing + injury prevention, increasing energy, pain-free living, reducing stress

I’ve see people in the halls of Root after a massage. They float, walking slowly, softly, like angles in their white kimono robes. Sometimes their hair is a tiny bit messy, but they don’t seem to mind, and it only adds to their attractiveness, like the loveliness of your children or your partner when they first wake in the morning …

Beautiful Berries, Beautiful Skin

Root Whole Body food + nutrition, organic skin care

Seasons are nice because there is always something to look forward to. I’m tired of putting raisins in my yogurt. But, if this year is going to be anything like any of the other years I’ve experienced (and I suspect it will) I don’t suppose I have too much to worry about. Berry season will come. The pumpkins came, the …

Staying Cleansed

Root Whole Body detox + cleansing, food + nutrition

This winter Dianne DelReyes, Nutrition Director and LAc, led a three week Detox Cleanse. Maybe you were there. (You brilliant, beautiful person you) Or maybe you were busy still catching up on the more-addictive-than-chocolate-covered-pretzel Twilight series. Or maybe you had your own detoxifying New Years resolution. But then, there was life. Busy, busy life. And then there was Valentine’s Day, …

Mountains, Muscle, Surrender: A Tadasana Lesson with Jay Fields

Root Whole Body healing + injury prevention, increasing energy, keeping flexible

Sunday was living up to its name for once, sending afternoon light softly through the window to golden the faces and shoulders of the students gathering there, forming a semi-circle with their mats, gathering blocks and straps from the closet, speaking quietly amongst themselves.  We came to learn about Tadasana, Mountain pose, standing.  We stand and walk every day, and …