Body Talk Blog
Bodywork DefinedAccording to Wikipedia, "Bodywork is a term used in alternative medicine or complementary medicine to describe any therapeutic, healing or personal development work which involves some form of touching, energetic work or the physical manipulation of a practically oriented physical and somatic understanding of the body."
Body Quirks DefinedBody quirks are the body's idiosyncratic tension response to your habitual stress patterns. The specific set of kinks, cricks, muscle spasms and tension that are unique to you and your lifestyle.
Why BodyQuirks worksBy exploring the unique patterns, stressors and lifestyle conditions of the individual, we can tailor our approach to your specific needs, helping you to achieve a better balanced, overall sense of well-being.
Category Archives: Nutrition
So, you’re coming down with a cold or the flu and just don’t have the time to waste laying around at home feeling poorly, huh? I bet all your friends are giving you advice like: “Take Vitamin C” “Drink lots … Continue reading
As massage therapists we strive to help our clients optimize their well-being. In our own lives, we are also striving to optimize our well-being — learning, growing and adapting to the changing needs of our bodies and minds. Which is … Continue reading
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
Hydrogen peroxide, we’ve all used it at some point in our lives, to clean a wound or as a natural bleach alternative, maybe even in our favorite brand of toothpaste to whiten and brighten teeth. But did you know that … Continue reading
Here we are again in allergy season. For those of us who suffer the annual torture of seasonal nasal allergies (as opposed to allergies or more commonly, “intolerances,” to food, drugs and drinks) caused by blooming plants, marks an important … Continue reading
As part of our Spring Cleanse series, preparing the body for the rigors of a summer filled with fun and outdoor activities, we decided to share a couple of the best chilled soups from one of our favorite blogs Shamangelic Healing … Continue reading
“The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.” –Thomas Edison It’s spring, the sun is finally shining … Continue reading
With no easy transition from fall to winter here in the Portland area, many are experiencing decreased immunity due, in part, to the sudden shift in temperatures. The change in weather signals shifts in your body to accommodate to the … Continue reading