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Hypertension, the Liver, and Thai Yoga Massage

By Debbie Yu, LAc, RYT   In Chinese medicine, hypertension is often (or at least in part) associated with the Liver organ and meridian. The Liver is imperative in maintaining the free flow of qi throughout the body. Sometimes when the … Continue reading

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Yoga and Headaches: Easing Tension-Causing Headaches

By Shannon Funk, RYT There can be many reasons for headaches, and any one headache’s cause can be multifactorial in nature; tension and stress, allergies, bad posture, lack of sleep or hunger and toxicity can all contribute to headaches. There … Continue reading

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The Yin and the Yang of Headaches

by Nichole Santoro, LAc Headaches from Excess of Yang in the Head                         (ie. headaches from high blood pressure, anger, stress, strong emotion) This type of head pain usually occurs … Continue reading

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Dharana—Yoga for the Eyes

Shannon Funk, RYT Have you ever wondered if you really saw what was going on? Or did you see what someone else saw; did you see something ‘eye to eye’? Or even the always interesting’ “Do you see what I am saying”? … Continue reading

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Computer Screen Making Your Eyes Tired? Try this!!

When you’ve been on the computer all day, you haven’t had enough sleep, and you feel an ache starting to build up behind the eyes, what do you do? Palming is one of the best things that you can do! … Continue reading

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Yoga for the Eyes

by Shannon Funk, RYT The muscles of your eyes and the nerves in your eyes can become weak, strained and can even degenerate, leading to a multitude of vision and other health problems. Being proactive can have huge benefits as … Continue reading

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Petra on Plant-Based Diets and their connection to the Gallbladder

by Petra Davis, RYT Spring is a great time to detoxify, and lighten the load on our organs. Gall bladder disease is often caused or exacerbated by poor diet, including processed foods and animal products. So this spring, you might … Continue reading

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