By Aurora Hutchinson, Meditation Teacher Naturally, it is delicious when what is arising in the present moment evokes the sensation of pleasure, relaxation or bliss.  But what about those sensations of frustration, disappointment or sadness?  Even in the labeling of these sensations, feelings or thoughts there might be judgment, and a notion that the experience […]

Nov 6, 2019

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Having trouble falling or staying asleep? Nodding off after lunch?  Chinese medicine holds the answers to patterns in our sleep, mood, and health through the notion of an organ clock. A quick primer on Qi (pronounced “chee”) A blog post on The Legacy of Taste traces all Chinese wellness therapies to the notion of qi, or […]

Oct 22, 2019

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What got you into massage and energy work?  Unbeknownst to me in my formative years, I was always training to become a Massage Therapist. My oldest brother would request back massages, walking on his back or “karate chopping” his legs, while my mother who was a career Corrections Officer would ask for foot and scalp […]

Oct 14, 2019

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You’ve seen it in the news. You may even have seen it for sale at your grocery store. But what is CBD? And why take it?  Cannabidiol, or CBD, is the new cannabinoid in town, and is making a name for itself as a natural way to treat pain and inflammation. But what are cannabinoids […]

Oct 10, 2019

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By Dr. Kachina L. Smith, D.Ac., L.Ac. Chinese medicine is deeply rooted in nature. Each element is associated with a a season (there are five, the fifth being late summer) and uniquely shows up in the natural world and is associated with an element as well as an organ in the body and even with […]

Oct 3, 2019

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We sat down with esthetician Tammi Cox and got close and personal. We love to introduce our team to you! In this day and age of a screen often separating us, we are proud to be real people who touch thousands of clients every month. Read on to learn all about what makes Tammi tick. […]

Oct 3, 2019

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Our newest team member, Shelby Godla comes with a wealth of knowledge! We sat down with her and learned what makes her tick, her approach to healing, and what she’s working on in her own journey to wholeness.  What got you into acupuncture? My own wellness journey! In my early 20s I was diagnosed with […]

Sep 27, 2019

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By Tammi Cox, Esthetician As much as we are good about sunscreen, post summer skin shows the effects of long summer days. With the appearance of an uneven complexion and UV damage that makes skin appear dull and uneven, there are steps you can take to enjoy refreshed glowing skin after mother nature naturally turns […]

Sep 25, 2019

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By: Tori Paide, Founder It’s likely you’ve heard about the explosion of popularity that celery juice has seen in recent months. According to its proponents, “Fresh celery juice is one of the most powerful and healing juices one can drink. Just 16 ounces of fresh celery juice a day can transform your health and digestion […]

Sep 10, 2019

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Dry brushing is an ancient practice that has jumped on the wellness scene lately. It is a simple technique that involves brushing the skin in specific patterns using a brush made of natural fibers to assist in detoxification through the lymphatic system and exfoliate the skin, leaving it smooth and stimulated. Traditionally a self-care ritual, […]

Aug 25, 2019

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