Month: September 2017

thai massage
September 25, 2017


Thai massage or Thai yoga massage is an ancient healing system combining acupressure, Indian Ayurvedic principles, and assisted yoga postures. It was developed by Buddhist monks in Thailand as a healing modality 2,500 years ago. Thai massage is now offered in our Yoga and Thai Massage Studio located at our Lakewood Location. Karen and Tres use passive stretching and gentle or firm pressure along the body’s energy lines to increase flexibility, relieve muscle and joint tension and balance the … [Read more…]

relief for runners
September 20, 2017
Uncategorised, Massage


Whether you run for fun, competition or stress relief, massage therapy can significantly improve your running potential and support your body against injury. It is very likely that massage would help improve your flexibility, reduce your risk of injury, as well as deliver a whole host of other benefits too! Massage and running go hand in hand, and here’s why… Running is a sustained, repetitive motion in which the muscles are constantly expanding and contracting. These sustained, … [Read more…]

nave vitale
September 18, 2017


Reiki was originally a Japanese technique to promote healing, stress reduction and relaxation. Reiki is believed to have originated in Tibet over 2,500 years ago. Dr. Mikao Usui, from Japan, introduced reiki to Westerners in the late 1800s after he rediscovered this ancient healing technique himself. Reiki works on many different levels; energetic, physical, emotional, spiritual. It’s all really connected, isn’t it? Reiki is an energy healing technique used to promote healing, stress reduction … [Read more…]

September 13, 2017


The postpartum period, aka the fourth trimester, refers to the six weeks following childbirth. During this period nature un-does what was created over the last nine months. It can be an intense period of physical and emotional change for new mothers. A new mothers body will be relieving itself of extra fluids and the uterus will begin shrinking back into the pelvic cavity. A dramatic shift in hormones will also occur. Estrogen and progesterone which were both present during … [Read more…]


STRESSED? Or sore? Or angsty? There’s an oil for that. We love the idea that just a few drops added to your Aromatherapy Massage can create a totally natural solution for just about every mind-body struggle. We all know lavender is supposed to chill us out and it’s no surprise that punchy peppermint perks us up and loosens our muscles, but what if we’re dealing with feels that are more complex? There’s essential oil for that too! Aromatherapy is a very old from of … [Read more…]