Zentangle: An Alternative to Meditation? Ask the Expert.

You've probably heard a meditation practice can help you manage stress. But it can feel like a Herculean task to sit in silence and focus on your breath. All those thoughts buzzing around! Enter Zentangle. It's basically a method of drawing that can promote a meditative state. I recently took a beginner's class and I'm … Continue reading Zentangle: An Alternative to Meditation? Ask the Expert.

Massage Myth #2: You can’t get a massage while taking painkillers. 

Welcome to myth #2 on our reasons-you-can't-get-a-massage-myth series.  Be sure to check out Myth #1. Myth #2: You can’t get a massage while taking painkillers.  You’re hurting, so you schedule a massage. But then you’re still hurting, so you take some ibuprofen … should that stop you from getting the massage you've scheduled? This myth … Continue reading Massage Myth #2: You can’t get a massage while taking painkillers. 

Getting Started with Essential Oils

As the weather cools down and we break out our cozy scarves and everything smells of pumpkin spice, I've taken some time to clean out my essential oil collection, like tossing bottles that are past their prime (we only use quality essential oils for our aromatherapy massage) and giving some that I never use to … Continue reading Getting Started with Essential Oils