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Body and Soul Concept, achieving the balance in our lives, trough a healthier life. In this blog I will post about Nutrition, Fitness, Therapies, everything that leads towards a happy journey.

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How you will be covered during the massage?

Posted on 24 January, 2020 at 11:15 Comments comments (1)
A major concern for many people when they come to get a massage, especially if its their first time ever receiving one, is how much of their clothing they'll need to remove and how they'll be covered throughout the massage. Its perfectly understandable. As your therapist, I'm asking you to put yourself in a rather vulnerable state, and I have the upmost respect for that. My focus is making you comfortable every step of the way. So there's a few things you might want to understand so that you can... Read Full Post »

Massage for Digestive Issues

Posted on 17 June, 2019 at 16:50 Comments comments (5)

 

Digestive problems can be tough to deal with. Not only does it feel uncomfortable, but depending on the symptoms, may be embarrassing. Add that to the frustration of finding a remedy, and no one is very happy when fighting this particular battle. You may have tried over the counter ...

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Massage and Diabetes

Posted on 17 June, 2019 at 16:45 Comments comments (2)


Did you know that diabetes affects almost 10% of the population? It’s a frustrating condition for many people that can completely alter their day-to-day activities. Every bite of food and any physical activity has to be taken into account.

 

For a general overview, diabetes affects insulin in th...

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How your lower back pain & hip pain may be connected

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 18:25 Comments comments (0)


The body is intricately designed with nerve endings and connective tissues that intertwine to form a beautiful structure capable of everything from minute movements, to birthing a child, to surviving in some of the harshest conditions on earth. But with these capabilities comes vulnerability, so it’s no surprise that w...

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Swedish vs deep tissue

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 18:20 Comments comments (0)


There is quite a bit of misinformation and confusion around the terms deep tissue massage and Swedish massage. While you may think you know the difference between these two common massage techniques, you may be surprised by the reality of it. When you come to a massage therapist and request a deep tissue massage or Swedish m...

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4 signs you're eating too much sugar

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 18:20 Comments comments (0)


Let’s face it; sugar is tasty…and it’s everywhere! Even hidden in foods where you may not expect to find it. While it may be hard to avoid completely, if you’re mindful about the amount of sugar you’re eating, your body will thank you. So here’s 4 signs that you may be eating too much suga...

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5 steps to healthier skin

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 18:20 Comments comments (0)


Did you know that the skin is the largest organ of the body? The truth is, there are so many factors that go into how to improve your skin quality. What you put into your body, how you care for it, the environment that surrounds you, and your stress level all play a part in the condition your skin is in. So, how do we improv...

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How to stay hydrated in the summer heat

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 18:15 Comments comments (0)



Whether you love the summer sun or you hibernate through until cooler temperatures are here, we all know the importance of staying hydrated in the summer heat to keep our bodies healthy and functioning. This is especially important if you have a job or hobby that puts you up close and personal with the heat on a ...

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Listening to your body

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 18:15 Comments comments (0)


The human body to me is such an amazing thing. Not only can it create life, but it can fight off sickness, adapt to its environment, and be molded and formed into what we choose for it. But the most amazing part about the human body to me, is that if you are in tune with your body, it will speak to you. Your body will tell y...

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The importance of movement

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 18:10 Comments comments (0)


Everyone has heard the phrase that an object in motion stays in motion. As much as most of us would like to believe that this isn’t true, unfortunately it is. But why is it so hard for us to accept? All too often we stay indoors in a sitting position if life will allow us. We’ll go out of our way to put off daily chores, and errands in a sec...

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Chronic Pain vs Acute Pain

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 18:05 Comments comments (0)


Pain is something everyone is well acquainted with. It doesn’t discriminate. No matter who you are, what your ethnicity, or the amount of money you have in your bank account; at some point in your life you will experience pain. The problem is when you experience pain more frequently than normal, and it gets in the way ...

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What to expect during your first massage

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 18:05 Comments comments (0)


For many, massage therapy isn’t really on the radar as part of routine healthcare. It may have just been something that was part of a spa gift certificate the family got mom for Mother’s Day or a splurge before a big event, like a wedding. But the massage industry has only grown over the last several years, and w...

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20 minutes Stress-buster night routine

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 17:55 Comments comments (0)

For a healthy sleep cycle, it is crucial to have a nightly routine that signifies to your body that it’s time to shut down for the night. The hard part about my last statement is life is stressful and it is so difficult to turn your brain off at the end of a long day, especially if you haven’t checked everything o...

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5 Tips for a Better Night Sleep

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 17:55 Comments comments (0)


It seems like it should be easy. Our bodies and minds require sleep, so it should just happen naturally, right? But for many, tossing and turning, lying awake for hours staring at the ceiling, and overall struggling to fall asleep or stay asleep is a nightly reality. So here’s my 5 tips to get a better night’s sl...

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Meditation for Pain relief

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 17:50 Comments comments (0)


While massage can do wonders for many types of pain, self-care is just as important, and meditation has been proven time and again to be one of the most effective forms of self-care to treat pain. In fact, just like massage therapy, studies have shown meditation to work better than pain killers specifically for low back pain.


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What is chair massage?

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 17:50 Comments comments (0)


Chair massage was introduced in the 1980s, and while it had a slow start, it has since become a staple in the massage profession. You’re now able to stop and get a quick 10 or 15 minute chair massage at a health fair, your local mall, or even the airport. And now you’ll also find therapists performing chair massa...

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4 reasons you should take a break

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 17:50 Comments comments (0)


I know you’re busy. You rush through your days and probably right now have numerous browsers open or are only halfway reading this because you have so much on your mind. That’s life in the world we live in. But did you know that taking a break is far more beneficial than just a few minutes of downtime?


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The what & why of prenatal massage

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 17:45 Comments comments (0)


Pregnancy can be difficult, physically and emotionally, even in the healthiest of pregnancies. This is a time when a woman’s body is undergoing an enormous amount of stress and change, and a time when self-care is of utmost importance. So why should you get regular massage therapy throughout your pregnancy?

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Rice vs Meat, what's best for injury recovery?

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 17:40 Comments comments (0)


here’s a hot debate going on when it comes to injury recovery concerning the well-known method of RICE and the newer, lesser known method of MEAT. So let’s quickly go over what these are and then we can look at which is best and when.

 

RICE

This has been the go-to injury recovery met...

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Pain, injury, & imaging

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 17:35 Comments comments (0)


Many people would assume that when something hurts there is an injury; and when there is an injury it would be painful. But research and new scientific discoveries are putting a new spotlight on pain and injury, and even the methods we use to diagnose such injuries. While it’s a complex discussion with many facets, let...

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