Life Coaching and Wellness Offerings Available at Body & Soul Massage!

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Amy AevonAestra brings forth 20+ years of experience using her gifts as an energy coach/mentor and consultant in individual and professional settings. She has supported clients with childhood sexual trauma, PTSD, addictions, depression & anxiety, cancers, auto immune/inflammatory diseases, self-sabotaging behaviors, poor relationships, financial woes and other imbalances that can be created by disconnecting from […]

Benefits of Massage during the Summer

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1. Massage is “you time”. Between graduation parties, camps and cookouts summer can be busy. Massage is a great excuse to spend some time by yourself 2. Massage compensates for increased activity. With the nicer weather you are likely to be more active this time of year. Massage can help the pain from sprains and […]

6 Reasons to try Reiki

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Reiki works on our different levels of being; the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual, bringing holistic healing to our lives. Reiki is not only one of the oldest healing systems in use; it is also one of the most versatile. This ancient Japanese method of healing channels “Ki” or energy to balance the body and […]

Massage for every Mom

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Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 12, 2019. This year, we’d like to recommend a massage that works for every mom in your life. The Gym Mom If Mom is a huge fan of her weekly “Boot Camp class” she is likely no stranger to exercise-related aches and pains. That makes her a perfect candidate for […]

10 Tips to Reduce Stress

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April is Stress Awareness Month. Here are 10 Tips to Reduce Stress: 1. Get some exercise. Exercise gets your circulation going and endorphins pumping through your veins. A brisk 30 minute walk each day in natural light will help you feel better and improve your mood 2. Get out in nature. Go outdoors and admire […]

Nutrients and Why Your Body Needs Them

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Nutrients are necessary for the body to function properly. The six essential nutrients include carbohydrates, protein, fat, vitamins, minerals and water. Carbohydrates: are the main energy source for the brain. Without carbohydrates, the body could not function properly. Sources include fruits, breads and grains, starchy vegetables and sugars. Protein: is the major structural component of […]

Healthy Habits Workshop Series

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The 2019 Wellness Workshop Series brought to you by Body & Soul Massage, Salem Chiropractic Center, Salem Acupuncture Therapy and Andy Dubois, Naturopathic Doctor invites you to participate in our Healthy Habits Series. This Workshop series will focus on learning about how your mind, nutrients, oxygen & muscle mass, toxins and nerve supply affect your […]

Benefits of Massage and Exercise for Healthy Aging

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According to the National Institute for Aging, exercise is good for people of any age and can have numerous positive effects for older people. Contrary to popular belief, weakness and poor balance are actually linked to inactivity, rather than age. Some of the positive effects of regular exercise experienced by Body & Soul Massage clients […]

How Massage can help beat the Winter Blues

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People looking to fend off the winter blues may find relief by integrating massage therapy into their health maintenance routine. Shorter days and colder temperatures leave many Americans feeling depressed and lethargic, yet studies show that regular massages improve mood and reset circadian rhythms, alleviates symptoms related to depression and stress leading to better sleep […]

Health Benefits of Aromatherapy

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What is Aromatherapy? Aromatherapy is an alternative medicine that involves the use of volatile plant materials. These are the basis for essential oils which can be aromatically inhaled, applied topically or diffused to help with a wide variety of health conditions. It is often used to improve mood or to change cognitive states. Most aromatherapy […]