Combining Cleanses and Diet for Health

If you really think about it, you would realize that the 'dawn' of health is not that old, say 10 years ago for most. It is really in the past 5 years I would say that health has become more of a main stream lifestyle. This means that for most of us we have gone through a period of time where we consumed a large amount of processed food, some longer than others depending on age. What research has found...

Effects Of Physical Activity On The Quality Of Sleep

The quality of your sleep at night can and will be determined by the amount of exercise you have had in the course of the day. This is to say that if you have been active during the day, chances of having a good night sleep and falling asleep quicker are very high. Partaking regular workouts will record a noticeable difference in the quality of your sleep and make the phases and cycles of sleep transit in a more...

Practicing Yoga Safely While Pregnant

If you are practicing yoga and you find out you are pregnant, you can still continue to practice yoga don't worry. Many people think yoga is not good for pregnant women, but in contrary yoga can have a great impact  for both mother and unborn child. As a pregnant women and a yoga student you are not hurting your baby, but you are creating a healthy environment for the baby by doing yoga exercises. Pregnant and haven't started yoga,...

Herbs that Help in Controlling Diabetes

Diabetes is more of a lifestyle statement than a disease. It controls us only when we’re no longer in control over it. It is one disease that can be managed with some common sense, a healthy diet, regular exercise, and an active lifestyle. Very often, unless you are on the extreme end of the scale and need insulin injections, you can lead a normal life without medication of any kind if your blood sugar levels remain within the allowed...

Swedish Leg Massage-The Final Part of Your Circulatory Massage

FINALLY! We have made it to the final part of our circulatory massage, the leg. We started with Back Massage, went up to Neck and Face Massage, came back down to do the Chest and Stomach Massage, over to the Arm Massage, ended there with the Hand Massage and here we are to finish with the leg. Legs work all the time non-stop. Running, walking, and even standing require leg muscle to work and they also contain some of the...

Swedish Hand Massage-Quick and Easy Relaxation

For those following along with us, we are ready to massage the hand because we finished our Swedish Back Massage, Swedish Face and Neck Massage, Swedish Chest and Stomach Massage, and Swedish Arm Massage. In the arm massage portion I already hyped you up for the hand massage. Hand massages and foot massages are extremely relaxing to your body, and I am talking like drowsy relaxing sometimes. There is more tension in our hands and feet than we actually realize....

Swedish Stomach and Chest Massage-Adding on to Your Relaxing Massage

Ok, we have finished our Swedish Back Massage and Swedish Head & Neck Massage protocols so far. Our partner is on their back still so we are going to segue down to massage the front of shoulders, chest area, and belly. I know its very common to not enjoy getting your stomach touched, well all I can say is deal with it. A light nice belly rub will really help you feel better and help keep your regularity! Lets  Begin: Spread...

Swedish Neck and Face Massage- Relax and Prevent Burnout

After we have completed the back of the body from our previous post: Swedish Back Massage We will turn our partner over to deal with the head, neck, chest, arms and legs. Lets move on to the head and neck: The most natural order in which to massage the different parts of the head is first to do the face, starting at the top of the forehead and working systematically down to the chin; then to the ears; the neck; and finally...

Swedish Back Massage How To- Improve Health and Burnout Prevention

Part of being healthy is bringing your body back into balance anytime it becomes unbalanced. The most common example here is that we daily put our body into stress, which is okay and normal, we just need to bring it back to balance. Massage is just one way to do this. Massages relax the body, increase circulation, and helps your body adjust itself to balance anatomically, physiologically and of course even mentally! I know massages can be expensive, but if...

Herbs for Health, Vitality & Longevity

Its time to bring in the New Year and what better than to resolute Health, Long Life, and Vitality while steering free of colds and keeping your hair color! I have some herbs along with some preparations to achieve such goals this year! I have some Chinese Herbs and some Western Herbs for you to use, and I will try to give you some tips on some of the easier herbs to aquire (local health food stores). A New Year's Resolution...