The Power of Touch

The Power of Touch

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“To touch is to give life” Modern medicine recognizes that the power of touch simply makes you healthier. Consistent bodywork reduces stress, boosts our immune system and has a profound effect in our ability to stay connected to our ‘self’ and our fellow humans. And in our high tech culture, we may have to work harder to honor our innate …

Dr. Tony Murczek on the Miracle of Medical Qigong

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Soaring Crane Qigong: Medicine doesn’t always come in the form of a pill. “It just flat out works” says Dr. Murczek, who has been teaching this medical form of qigong for more than ten years. Since he’s a naturopathic physician, acupuncturist, applied kinesiologist and homeopath, we think he might know what he’s talking about. And we’re thrilled to have him …

Time for your Seasonal Mind Body Cleanse!

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14-day MIND BODY CLEANSE: Gentle, Sustainable, Transformative with Brittany Sandoval, Holistic Nutritionist and Kat Lui, Meditation Therapist CLEANSING THE BODY begins with clean nutrition. The first week tends to be the most challenging. We start by nurturing our bodies with only clean greens, veggies and fruits. This isn’t a fast, and it’s not a crash juicing course. It’s about eating …

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West meets East: 10 tips to prevent illness from our naturopathic physician, Dr. Laura Dr. Laura Wollman N.D. and acupuncturist Jon Conant LaC.

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“Give your immune health a good fist bump!” The best way to prevent illness during the change of weather is to make sure your lifestyle habits are in line with promoting optimum health and vitality.  This includes sleep, diet, exercise, stress reduction and others.  Naturopathic physicians are trained to help people remove what are termed “obstacles to cure,” essentially, what …

The Medical Benefits of Soaring Crane QiGong

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  In 1982, Professor Chen Hui Xian was diagnosed with breast cancer. The prognosis was grim, until she began learning Soaring Crane Qigong from one of Master Zhao’s first students. One year later she was in excellent health. The ancient traditions of Chinese healing, movement, and martial arts bring with them a profound and poetic ‘something’ that has enticed more …

Myer’s cocktail: Sometimes your cells need a boost, too.

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Snail mail vs. E-mail – the difference between getting your vitamins intravenously vs. orally For the past several decades many practitioners in the alternative health field have administered IV nutrients to help patients with a variety of conditions. One such formulation has been used again and again, with great success. This preparation is commonly referred to as a Myer’s cocktail. …

Yoga and Running

Yoga and Running: The Perfect Match

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  “Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.” – John F. Kennedy At first glance, running and yoga might not seem to go hand in hand. But actually, they are a perfect match. Yoga can help to alleviate the sore backs, knees, hips, …

Yoga for Bikers

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Biking + Yoga: “Both are intense, consuming passions, highly physical, involving lots of sweat and heavy breathing, and, sometimes, not a lot of clothing.” – Jay Winston There’s no doubt that long hours hunched over the handlebars can tighten both the upper and lower body. Chronically tight hamstrings and sore hips, back, neck and shoulders are all too often taken …

Fitness for Your Mind: The Benefits of Meditation

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“In our over-stimulated world, meditation will become the new yoga.” Somehow, deep down we all seem to know that relaxation is good for us. We know we should make more time for a meditation practice. Maybe if you knew some concrete things as to the benefits of meditation, it would be easier to talk yourself into a few extra minutes …

Foam Roller Workshop with Dr. Brenda Ku

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  Foam Roller Workshop with Dr. Brenda Ku Saturday May 3rd @ 1:30pm Post-workout, post-injury or post-surgery, learn how to restore your body to maintain a flexible, active and pain-free lifestyle. You’ll take home a foam roller and specific techniques to reduce pain, minimize sore muscles and remove adhesions. $45 pp includes includes Roller to take home | $30 pp without …