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 …

Can Tell You about Your Health

What Your Posture Can Tell You about Your Health

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It’s a chicken-or-egg question: What came first, the stress that caused bad posture, or the bad posture that enhances a foul mood? Our emotional and physical health are intertwined; awareness of one often leads to straightening up the other, Our bodies are designed for movement and stability. As we age, we create muscle imbalances from bad habits in how we …

The Power of Consistency

The Power of Consistency: Yoga as a Lifestyle

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“Yoga in America is becoming what it needs to be. We cannot step backward from those ways of doing things [in India], because we never had them to begin with.” – Nina Moliver The practice of yoga, which began about 5000 years ago in India, has become a booming $27 Billion industry in the U.S., with more than 15 million …

Perfect Combo for Pain and Stress

3 Ways Massage and Acupuncture are a Perfect Combo for Pain and Stress

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  We’ve all been there: When stress takes a toll, your muscles tighten, pain radiates to other parts of the body, your head aches, your mood worsens and your relationships suffer. You may think to go get a massage for some relief.  Adding an acupuncture treatment may actually enhance the results and get you feeling your best: Here are three …

MELT Method Can Help You Live Pain-Free

How the MELT Method Can Help You Live Pain-Free

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What can you do with a few foam balls? Apparently, a whole lot of good stuff for your brain and body. In the New York Times bestselling book The MELT Method, author and body worker Sue Hitzmann teaches an easy self-care method that promotes a healthy conversation between your brain (i.e thoughts, emotions, feelings) and your connective tissue and fascia. …

Men are Practicing Yoga

Why More and More Men are Practicing 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 …

Re-prioritize Yourself

How to Re-prioritize Yourself & Get Back into Rhythm

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Arouse in Yourself an Eager Want Dale Carnegie, author of the indispensable best seller How to Win Friends and Influence People says a fundamental technique for getting people to change course is to “arouse in the other person an eager want”. In other words, get them to feel a strong desire that comes from within. Use psychology in your favor to …

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 …