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Holistic Medicine – Yoga as Primary Care

Holistic Medicine - Yoga

Holistic Medicine – Yoga as Primary Care I was in St. Louis last week attending a Yoga Training conference where the topic for Thursday was Holistic Medicine – Yoga as Primary Care. The presenter was a doctor who utilizes yoga in his own life and in his medical practice. He talked about how much he […]

Shoulder and Neck Pain Relief

Shoulder and neck pain relief

Shoulder and Neck Pain Relief Yesterday, while working with people at the Health Fair, I was surprised by how much neck and shoulder pain I heard about and how little people understood about the cause of this pain or how to prevent it. Much of my time is spent working with clients who have been […]

Wellness retreats, Health Fairs, Conferences

Wellness Retreats

Wellness retreats, Health Fairs, Conferences As we approach spring and think about moving our bodies and improving our health, there is a wealth of information, support, and tools to be found at wellness retreats, health fairs, and various health related conferences. For instance, next Wednesday, March 2nd, Topeka’s Washburn University will be hosting a Wellness […]

Cold Feet? The Solution!

Cold Feet

It’s cold out there–the solution for cold feet? Increase circulation to your feet. This can be challenging since they are at the end of the circulatory chain, but it can be done. I will be hosting two Foot Fitness workshops in Overland Park, Kansas, next week, February 18, 2016. We will be using the Yamuna […]

Tips for Eating More Mindfully

Eat more Mindfully

Tips for Eating More Mindfully As promised, the following are some tips for eating more mindfully as suggested in, “The Diet Fix: Why Diets Fail and How to Make Yours Work” by Yoni Freedhoff, MD. How to Eat More Mindfully with Your Mind: The first step is becoming more aware. Developing this awareness does not […]

Stop Dieting – Eat Mindfully Instead

Stop dieting - eat mindfully

Stop Dieting – Eat Mindfully Instead If you started a diet at the first of the year, I suggest that you stop dieting and eat mindfully instead. Last week I emphasized NOTICING how we treat and move our bodies. Today let’s talk about noticing food and how we eat. Focusing on food has to be […]

Feet Problems and Solutions

Foot Wakers

Feet Problems and Solutions Feet problems plague many of us. Feet problems can be responsible for hip and knee problems. Feet problems can eventually immobilize us. Taking care of our feet is a very important part of self-care and working with our bodies to promote better health and well being. In order to learn more […]