Integrity Series with Jay Fields: Breath and Pranayama Basics

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

INSPIRED I often find my self in downward dog, or tree pose, wishing I had a pen and paper, and could somehow make a few notes without losing my balance.  Yoga teachers have a tendency to say beautiful things, and as a writer, I have a tendency to take note of good dialogue and save it for later.  In class …

Surprising Spring Greens

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STINGING NETTLES Stinging Nettles.  Those words make me sort of itchy.  Or maybe I’m just itching for warmer weather and I shouldn’t blame the nettle and it’s spring growing season for my problems.  As it turns out, Nettles are an amazing plant, good for you, and even delicious.  They have a long history as helpful plant, dating back to prehistoric …

Flow: Vinyasa Basics Workshop

Root Whole Body increasing energy

FLOW Merriam Webster gives several definitions for Flow.  To circulate, to rise, to abound, “to proceed smoothly and readily.”  One definition, I found to be particularly intriguing: “to deform under stress without cracking or rupturing –used especially of minerals and rocks.” My sister is a geo-biologist.  She’s a geologist and biologist.  I usually explain her work by telling people that …

Detox Yoga Workshop – This Sunday, 4/17 at 2pm

Root Whole Body detox + cleansing, healing + injury prevention, reducing stress

BREATH All the soarings of my mind begin in my blood. –Rainer Maria Rilke Blood, as defined by Merriam Webster, is “the fluid that circulates in the heart, arteries, capillaries, and veins…carrying nourishment and oxygen to and bringing away waste products from all parts of the body.”  Oxygen fuels vital functions within us, as the trillions of cells we are …

LED Light Therapy Series

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    Acne?  Hormonal Breakouts?  Rosacea?  Age spots?  Lines and wrinkles? It’s spring, a time for new beginnings.  Get started on your journey to the clear complexion you deserve with an LED Light Therapy Series.  Developed by dermatologists, this light pulsation technology is truly rejuvenating.  The blue light destroys bacteria.  The red light encourages collagen production.  The result?  A smoother …

New Spring | Summer Schedule Starts

Root Whole Body increasing energy

We've added more classes you've requested ( more vinyasa, pilates ) and welcome new teachers to Root: Meghan Bowen, Kate Sanderson, Kim Reis and Nikki Weaver. Click here for a printable copy of the schedule for your wall.

3 Week Group Cleanse – Starting this Sunday | No pre-planning required

Root Whole Body detox + cleansing, food + nutrition

This 3-week cleanse program is aimed at breaking harmful patterns and addictions around food, gently ridding the body of built-up toxins and giving your digestive system a much-needed break. And bonus? You'll increase your energy, lose weight and help your body start to crave nutritious foods. You'll also be able to compare notes and tips with a new supportive group …

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 …