Water is so basic to human life that we cannot live without it. In fact, water makes up nearly two-thirds of our total body composition
The traditional definition of yoga is â??unionâ? and to me it means this: When we know ourselves in a deeper way, we feel supported inside, united. We feel more complete and self-confident and this leads us to a sense of connection.
As I travel and teach Anusara yoga workshops in the United States, Canada, Central America, Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, and New Zealand,
Emotional freedom technique (EFT) does sound absurd in its claims but the work has a high percentage of healing wonders. This quantum healing tool often works when all else fails.
I never experienced a massage until I was in my 30s, sometime in the 1980s. I was working in construction. Long hours, heavy lifting, and up and down ladders all day wears the body out.
Massage has been around for several thousand years. Many historians have documented that massage was practiced in early Mesopotamia (which is now Iraq) as early as 5,000 b.c.
No one knows for sure why some injuries, even minor ones, result in persistent pain or why it occurs in some people but not in others.
Clients need to observe and respect some of the contraindications, or cautions, of massage. This is why it is imperative that we as therapists educate our clients on the benefits of massage, which are more obvious.
The â??gutâ? that protrudes, or the lower abdominal pooch that so stubbornly refuses to obey your desire for it to disappear, is not from carrying extra weight.
Touch is one of the most basic human needs, documented for thousands of years. It occurs in every culture. Touch also affects animals. Equine massage (for horses), canine massage (for dogs), and feline massage (for cats) have been popular for years.