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 …

Seasonal Clearing of Your Body (and Mind)

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“The greatest mistake in the treatment of diseases is that there are physicians for the body and physicians for the soul, although the two cannot be separated.” ~Plato   The last few years have seen a massive rise in the popularity of cleanses, including juice cleanses, Ayurvedic and macrobiotic cleanses. Cleansing can be a very effective way to clear out …

Acupuncture and Pain

Acupuncture and Pain: Moving without Hesitation

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  When it comes to trying to reduce pain in your body, I bet that sticking multiple needles into your skin may not be the first idea that pops into your head. Many people seem to fall into two major categories when it comes to their body and pain: one group unfortunately just accepts pain as a part of their …

Navigating Auto Insurance Healthcare Coverage when in a Motor Vehicle Accident

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According to the US Census, there are about 10.5 million motor vehicle accidents (MVA) every year in the United States since 2000.  Besides scary, getting into an auto accident is extremely stressful.  While most of us pay for auto insurance, we don’t really know the details of our coverage especially as it relates to healthcare.   Auto insurance is designed …

TOUCH: The power of touch simply makes you healthier

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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 human need for touch. + pause and …

Consistent Massage

Benefits of Consistent Massage

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  The healing benefits of massage go far beyond just alleviating sore muscles.  As humans, we thrive on positive touch.  We have all heard of prematurely born babies who begin thriving with a loving massage.  When did we think that we outgrew that need for touch? Unfortunately, in the modern world with advances in technology, we experience less and less …