How to Detox from Wildfire Smoke 

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  With the recent fires in our beloved Columbia Gorge, covering our city with smoke and toxic irritants, the whole body clinic team at Root previously sent out a public health alert on what to do naturally and at home to mitigate the effects of our smoke-filled skies.  Still, folks are now dealing with the lingering effects which can sneak …

OREGON AIR QUALITY ALERT: Natural Ways to Prevent Negative Effects

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  The Oregon wildfires have left us, and our community asking for guidance regarding this public safety issue. As we grieve the damage and loss of our precious land, we may also personally begin to feel its physical and emotional impact. Wildfire smoke is an irritant to the respiratory system and inhaling this mix of particulate and gases for prolonged …

How Full Spectrum Infrared Sauna Stimulates Cellular Healing

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  Simply put, the infrared sauna warms you from the inside out (on a cellular level), and the traditional sauna (our complimentary community sauna) warms you form the outside in. While the heat of a traditional sauna is an external heat that’s felt mostly in the skin, lungs and in increased circulation, the experience of infrared sauna feels many report …

Root Yoga & Movement Studio Schedule

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  Root Whole Body offers a variety of classes, instructors and movement modalities – all grounded in mindfulness…. and provide a safe and permissible environment for you to explore and deepen your connection to you. Different classes will appeal to your body and mind at different times. Our dynamic schedule and skilled instructors are here to support you in your …

Introducing Whole Body Health

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  because health & vitality should be simple A Google search on “How to prevent heart disease” returns 57 million search results. “How to prevent cancer” yields 65 million. “How to stay healthy” brings up 275 million. The world has amassed a staggering (if not overwhelming) body of knowledge and practice for how to live long, happy and healthy lives. …

Feel More Whole: Focus on the 4 Pillars of Whole Body Health

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  What does it mean to be whole? To some, it means feeling never in need, lack or want. To others it’s about finding balance, internal ease, energy flowing freely without stagnation. For others still, it’s about overcoming pain, discomfort or illness and being restored to good health and vitality. Achieving a sense of wholeness happens when we feel completely present and …

Mother’s Day Gift Cards Special

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thank you, mom      She takes care of everyone – but this Mother’s Day is all about encouraging her to take care of herself. Honor this special woman in your life with a personalized whole body health experience. What better way to say “I love you” than with the gift of nourishing self-care? Enjoy a complimentary month supply of our …

Root Whole Body: Now Open in NW Portland

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  Root Whole Body’s flagship whole body health center is now open at NW 21st & Quimby St. (across from New Seasons) in Northwest Portland. At 6,500 square feet, the new Root NW is roughly twice the size of our Irvington. Root NW offers a full complement of health services supporting the four pillars of holistic health – food, movement, immunity …

Tea Herbs that Aid Digestion

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     We’ve all heard of the powerful mood-lifting properties of herbs (St. John’s wort, anyone?), but did you know that digestive support is only a ginger root away? Stomach-soothing tinctures and teas are on the rise, and are arguably more effective (and tasty) than chalky antacids. popular herbs for digestive health include: Ginger: This flavor-punched root is commonly taken …

The Not So Sweet Truth About Sugar Livestream

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an afternoon talk with holistic nutritionist, taylor zerull   We may be addicted to sugar more than we realize. Like any addiction, it takes awareness, intention and the right knowledge to break the habit. Reducing sugar in your diet can yield an array of benefits for your waistline, mood, skin and overall energy. Join Holistic Nutritionist, Taylor Zerull for an …