Curious about IPT bodywork? Want to send your friends & family who can’t make weekday appointments? Book a Saturday session! During Integrated Positional Therapy bodywork, you lay fully clothed on a massage table. I place your body in specific, comfortable positions in which you can fully relax and use facilitated stretches to release tension in […]
Your muscles will do exactly what you train them to do. – Lee Albert
Oppose the Bodyworks Bill Hearing, Monday, October 28. Please act now! Do you use holistic, complementary, or alternative health practices? Pending state legislation would seriously limit access to holistic health care, ban teaching of holistic practices like Reiki and Integrated Positional Therapy outside of state licensed schools, and potentially put practitioners like me out of […]
Series: Yoga Solutions for Painless Living begins November 7 at Serenity Yoga in South Hadley 6 class series Thursdays 7:30 – 8:45 p.m. Nov 7 – Dec 19. Do you struggle with recurring pain? Are you simply tired of daily aches and pains? In this 6 week series, we will: Practice specific yoga sequences for low […]
“At its core, pain is just something that hurts or makes you say ouch,” says Karen Davis, a senior scientist at the Krembil Brain Institute in Toronto. “Everything else is the outcome of the pain, how it then impacts your emotions, your feelings, your behaviors.” Jon Hamilton, NPR Correspondent www.npr.org/sections/health-shots This NPR Health Shots report looks […]
Join me on the mat this week at Hadley Yoga Studio on Route 9. Tuesday, Oct 15, 10:00 – 11:30 Gentle/Restorative Yoga NEW TIME! Wednesday, Oct 16 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Gentle/Restorative Yoga Friday, Oct 18 10:00 – 11:30 Yoga Remedies Hadley Yoga Studio at Hadley Health Center 234 Russell St 2nd Fl. (Rte 9 in Hadley, across from […]
What a joy to train new Reiki practitioners!
“Pain-trait encompasses the traditional factors that scientists already believe increase the severity of chronic pain, such as catastrophizing about pain and fear of pain. Individuals with this dimension were more likely to report worse pain. “Emote-trait, however, appeared to be protective; this dimension includes optimism, lower levels of neuroticism, and a capacity for mindfulness. “According to […]
This article on Mindful.org summarizes nicely the work of Dr Feidel Zeidan and others about how well mindfulness works for pain relief.
May this poem offer solace as it did eighteen years ago. ODE TO KEEPING QUIET Now we will count to twelve and we will all keep still. This one time upon the earth, let’s not speak any language, let’s stop for one second, and not move our arms so much. It would be a delicious […]