Category Archives: Body Awareness

Energy, Emotions and Your Health: Loving them Lungs

It’s been quite a month for us, with the unexpected loss of two of our sweet babies, Westie and Boo. They were dear friends of the sweet, furry variety — family members and companions, who meant a great deal to … Continue reading

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Top Food Tips for a Healthy Summer

The summer sun has finally arrived full force in Portland. Brightly lit days have become the siren’s call for outdoor activities and backyard parties. While we may be vigilant in watching out for our health during cold and flu season, … Continue reading

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Bodyquirk of the Month: Torticollis

This month’s bodyquirk is personal for me, because it’s something I have been suffering with. It’s called Torticollis  and it can be congenital, but most commonly it comes on spontaneously and will self-resolve after 4 to 6 weeks without treatment. … Continue reading

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CranioSacral and SomatoEmotional Release Therapies

In a past blog from our Parts is Parts Series, we talked about CranioSacral Therapy (CST) and touched upon the more advanced form called Somato Emotional Release (SER). SER is the next logical step in helping the body heal from … Continue reading

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EMF and Your Health

Electro Magnetic Frequency (EMF) or Radiation (EMR) is a concern for many, worldwide these days, especially with the increased proliferation of  these frequencies (through cell phone and computer usage) in addition to more traditional forms like televisions, microwaves, hair dryers … Continue reading

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Hibernate Stress: Relax and Restore those Winter Time Blues

Much like the trees in fall, conserving their energy by extracting it from their leaves  and sending it to their roots to store it for the coming seasons, we humans go inward preparing for the winter as well. There are … Continue reading

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Emotional well-being through body and energy work

We all know massage feels good, right? Easing tension from those sore, sometimes overworked or injured muscles, helps to nurse them back to health and of course, that can leave you feeling very relaxed. But what if bodywork could also … Continue reading

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Mind-Body Connection and the Science of PNI: Could your feelings be affecting your health?

We’ve touched on the the mind-body connection in past blog posts, as we talked about being present while performing work and play activities. But what does paying attention to your body really mean? First you should understand that the human … Continue reading

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Tired? Worn-out? Stressed? Just Breathe

Ever wonder why when people are stressed they often say things like, “I can’t catch my breath?” Or why when something has a reviving quality they say, “It’s like a breath of fresh air?” Innately, we all know the value … Continue reading

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Cause and Solution: Part 1, muscle knots

Your back is tight or there’s a kink in your neck and when you instinctively reach up to rub it, you feel a knot. This tight ball of tension, feels like it may never let go. What’s worse? You don’t … Continue reading

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