Balancing the Nervous System

Balancing the Nervous System

Guest Post by Iona Rainbow River, LMT In these trying times, many of us often function in a chronic state of stress, which a state of low-grade  “fight/flight/freeze” response, or the autonomic nervous system’s sympathetic response. It’s a useful,...
Myofascial Release

Myofascial Release

Guest Post by Iona Rainbow River, LMT You may be familiar with the term “myofascial release,” but what is it? Like the solar system’s immense network of stars, our bodies are filled with a web of fascia, a connective tissue that protects and connects every...
Energy Is the Currency of Life

Energy Is the Currency of Life

Energy is the currency of life. It’s the invisible force that helps you pop out of bed in the morning.  That gives you the ability to move with ease and with endurance.  And that gives you the capacity to pursue anything– and everything– you want. But with...
Yīn and Yáng of Self Care

Yīn and Yáng of Self Care

Guest Post by Alison Schneider, MSOM, LAc At the heart of Chinese medicine is the theory of yīn and yáng. Yīn is night and yáng is day and together they create harmony in  the body.  Summer is the season of the heart and is about “opulence and blossoming.”  Yáng is...