What Is Cupping Therapy—And Should You add it to your Massage?

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Therapeutic cupping has a fascinating and diverse history, and is estimated to be roughly 3,000 to 5,000 years old, found throughout countries such as China, Egypt, Bulgaria and North Africa. A common theme regarding the beliefs behind the benefits of cupping is that it provides better energy flow, releases toxins, heals disease, eases pain and […]

Relaxing Ideas for Valentine’s Day

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For many couples, Valentine’s Day consists of an expensive dinner and a fun filled night out. But the pressure to make the day some big romantic event often takes over and it’s not nearly as enjoyable as it could be. So, what would it look like if you made Valentine’s Day a fun, relaxing experience […]

5 tips for a Great nights Sleep

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Did you know that an estimated 40 million people have sleep disorders? The U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention says that almost 30 percent of U.S. adults get 6 hours of sleep or less every night. And even if you’re diligent about getting the recommended 7-9 hours of sleep per night that’s necessary for […]

Taking time for YOU during the Holidays

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Every year around the holidays we’re reminded that it’s a time for us to put others before ourselves. But many of us tend to take that to an extreme and often put even our most basic needs, like exercise and sleep, to the side for the season. While it is important to always think of […]

5 Tips for Managing Holiday Stress

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It’s that time of year again. A time of celebration, family gatherings, holiday parties, gifting, traveling, and most of all, excitement. While many of us are thrilled and looking forward to the holiday season, that excitement is generally accompanied by STRESS. Stress to pick out the perfect dish, give the perfect gift, maintain a spotless […]

Tips for staying Active and Feeling Good in Winter Season

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Days have become shorter and we have a lot less sunlight and it is time to think about prevention and about strengthening our body’s immune system for the winter season. Some tips for staying active and feeling good—mentally, physically, and spiritually—during winter and beyond: *Get Energy from seasonal Fruits and Vegetables and drink a lot […]

A few things to know about Hot Stone Massage

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Hot stone massage is a type of massage therapy that involves the use of smooth, heated stones. Verbal and written history of massaging using heated stones supports the notion and the Chinese were using heated stones to improve organ function 2000 years ago. Native Americans often used hot stones as part of sweat lodge practices, […]

Massage and Cancer

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A cancer diagnosis is scary. There’s no other way to say it. And the treatments can sometimes be as scary as the disease itself. Chemo, radiation, and surgeries can have intense side effects, some that last a lifetime. Many cancer patients experience • nausea • fatigue • pain • anxiety • depression • poor sleep […]

Reasons to do Yoga

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1. Energizes you for the day ahead: Yoga gets your blood pumping and helps you shake the sleep from your eyes and shake out any cricks from your neck. Even doing a few sun salutations in the morning can help energize you for the day ahead and help start your morning off on a positive […]

Fall Back Into Healthy Habits

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Most of us want to live long, happy, successful, and healthy lives. Unfortunately, in our pursuit of success we often take shortcuts with our health—and wind up suffering from various ailments and disabilities that we could have avoided. Though many of us live stressful, demanding lives, with just a little tweaking here and there, we […]