What is Whole Body Health?

What is Whole Body Health?

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Whole Body Health is a 360-degree view of one’s health, acknowledging the physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual factors in a person’s ability to thrive, not merely survive. At Root, we support the journey to total health & wellness by focusing on what we refer to as the Four Pillars of Whole Body Health. FOOD as Medicine Health starts here. What …

Deconstruct: Pause and Question What’s Going On and Into Your Body

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Maybe spring cleaning this year should include our lifestyle.  Our minds, like our homes, can get cluttered with old ideas, old emotions and old habits.  We weed our gardens regularly–why not ourselves?  Routine cleaning will sweep out energy that no longer serves you and let some positive growth in. +pause and question +rest your system with a seasonal cleanse +peel …

Love Your Brain

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  CNN.com’s look at dementia, “How to Cut Your Risk of Memory Loss” gets to the heart of the importance of preventative care.  In order to prevent your brain from losing mass and memory from failing, it’s important to keep blood flowing in the brain.  This can be achieved through exercise, a healthy diet, social activity and mental work.  In …

Some Surprising Benefits of Yoga

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Ok, so you know that yoga will help you improve your flexibility and your body strength and will help you get in touch with your inner self. ‘You should do yoga to improve your flexibility.’ ‘It will help you breathe better.’ There’s nothing wrong with this.  Yoga does do these things and there is certainly nothing wrong with wanting to …

The Community Spirit of Yoga

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Did you know that the yoga was originally believed not to better the individual so much as the community? The early days of yoga have been lost to time.  The first recorded poses on seals and paintings date to around 3000 years ago.  However, many yoga scholars believe that yoga has the same roots as shamanism.  Shamanism is an ancient …

Pregnancy and Yoga

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Pregnancy is a time of joy, but also a time of stress and worry.  Expecting women are bombarded left and right with tips and advice, and downright told what to do and what to avoid.  One thing you can be sure of is the necessity of staying healthy.  Eating well and exercising regularly is important in order to keep your …

Pathway Fit Genetic Test: How Science Can Inforn Your Nutrition Plan

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You remember this from high school, right?  Genes contain DNA, which instruct protein formation.  Proteins come together to build every single unique part of you.  Well, you’re not a completely unique snowflake.  We all have the basically the same parts.  Genetically speaking, we’re about 90% the same.  Only about 10% of our DNA contains the blueprint that effects our different …

Transformation can happen in 60 days. Where do you want to be come March?

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In 60 days, we can get you back on your journey to be the beautiful, healthy being you were meant to be. writing assignment At Root, we view our journey toward health as a marathon, not a sprint.  True transformation and life-long change begins first with this awareness and gentle guidance to get you there.  We invite you to join us on …

Do Manly Men Do Yoga?

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It’s a peculiarity of western culture that yoga is practiced primarily by women. Here, it’s often thought that men do sports and women do things like yoga and stretching. Ironically, many men have reported that their first yoga class has often ‘kicked their ass’ and that it requires a lot more strength than they imagined.  In its origin countries, yoga …

Stress Relief With Yoga

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One of the most meaningful benefits of yoga for your emotional or mental wellbeing is the ability of yoga to relieve stress and help you achieve a steadier and clearer frame of mind.  Stress is an insidious problem for humans; we live with it so much that we don’t even notice its impact until it’s too late. Stress has been …

The French Know How to Motivate

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The French do a whole lot of things right.  Bread, cheese, shoes, and films to name a few.  They also know how motivate people.  Or so it seems from this ad for Contrex, a bottled mineral water.  I mean, look at those women go.  I don’t usually get quite that excited about my workout.  But then, I’ve never had the …

What is Acupuncture and How Can It Help Me?

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For a long time, it was hard to sort out the good acupuncture from the bad acupuncture and the media was largely to blame. Fortunately, a public push in more knowledge about healing methods which go beyond the western frame of reference has resulted in acupuncture becoming not only accepted, but widespread.  However, you may only think of acupuncture as …