Myofascial release is a relatively new concept in the world of massage therapy in Vancouver.  Only in the last couple decades have we begun to understand and work with the fascial system of the body.  Fascia is the body’s tensegrity system.  It holds, wraps and connects everything from bone to nerves to muscles.  Understanding fascia…

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Top 10 Detox Foods

10 Top Detox Foods A detox is typically characterized as a respite from your favourite foods, but it can also be a time to discover new foods and ways of enjoying them. Check out this list of detox-friendly foods and whether you’re detoxing or not, try adding a few of them to your diet today….

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5 Tips For Coughs

Coughing? Here are some simple remedies from a naturopath. It is that time of year when people start coming in with a cough. There are some simple things you can do at home to ease your symptoms. The first thing to remember is that your body needs to cough, especially if you are bringing up…

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Past Life Regression allows us to see beyond the confusion and illusions of this life and bring about a healing of the past life that resonates into our present life. A migraine, chronic lower back pain or knee problem may be telling a story from an old accident or wound. A chronic sore throat may…

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By Angel Hands Trauma Team What is trauma? Some people associate trauma straight to war veterans and firefighters. However, the word trauma refers to situations that are emotionally painful, and that can overwhelm a person’s ability to cope, leaving them feeling powerless. Any situation that leaves someone feeling overpowered and alone can be traumatic. A…

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 Registered Massage Therapy In Granville, Vancouver, BC. Recently, there has been a growing interest in using stones as a part of massage therapy. Although some massage therapists and clients may consider this to be simply fashionable, the use of stones and gemstones for healing purposes dates back thousands of years. Both verbal and written history…

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 Shiatsu Therapy and The Abdomen  (The Hara) What is the Hara?     Why in Shiatsu therapy does the therapist often start your treatment by feeling your abdominal region or focusing in that region? Ancient Asian cultures believe the shape of one’s Hara tells about the character and condition of a person. Yellow markings are reflex zones for the organs….

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Hi Everyone, I hope your summer was enjoyable, and you had some quality time spent out in nature with loved ones around you. Summer is often a time in my household where lots of family and friends visit, and as is sometimes the case, a random event reminds me why I love introducing Shiatsu to people. We recently had some…

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