Category: Massage and Bodywork

Oh, My Aching Head

Relieving Headaches and TMJ with Craniosacral Therapy By Anasuya Basil Twenty years ago I was standing at a busy intersection in San Francisco. The light turned green, I saw the “walk” icon, and I stepped off the curb. “Watch out!” someone yelled, just before the impact. My vision darkened and then slowly refocused on the… Read more »

Pain Proof Your Body

Pain Proof Your Body By Michael Turk It’s time to tell the scary truth: Pain is powerful. Consider its power to control humans. Punishment means pain. This works because humans avoid it. Different people have different levels of pain tolerance. Some people avoid pain and some develop pain-coping skills, but distressing pain cannot be ignored.… Read more »

Structural Integration

By Jean Louise Green, certified Rolf practitioner and CMT Four years ago, while snowboarding, Cara hyperextended her neck and back. Unable to work, her world spun in dizziness. After 10 sessions of structural integration that realigned her spine, she happily returned to work. Linda expected a hip replacement for a painful arthritic hip. After her… Read more »

Optimizing Structure, Function, and Energy

Like a building, human structure is subject to laws that state that masses must be balanced in order to be stable. Stackable segments of the body include the head, torso, pelvis, and so on.

A Time to Retreat

Sometimes in our busy lives we simply need to make time to get away, slow down, and experience the NOW.

A Divine Void

A traditional Womenâ??s Sweat Lodge ceremony occurs every second Sunday of the month at Stewart Mineral Springs in the Mount Shasta foothills. Participation is free, but donations are suggested.

Eco Chic Retreat

Making ends meet, working two jobs, raising kids, the never-ending list of â??to-doâ??sâ? â?¦ Sound familiar? With all that we have to do these days, who can really afford the time and resources for deep reflection and self-care?

Sustainability Makes the Case for Hemp

The dawn of the new year brings with it the light of unity as nations gather to address the issues of global warming, the oil crisis, economic collapse, health, and world hunger with a fevered urgency.