Make your Massage a Meditation

Massage is a type of mediation as it gives us an opportunity to connect to our bodies, calm the mind, and go within creating a meditative space. When we are in a calm and centered space we have the opportunity to connect a little deeper to that inner world we may be neglecting throughout our busy days. This allows our bodies and minds some time to rejuvenate and feel safe with us again giving us more confidence and awareness in our thoughts and actions, allowing them to come from a more heart centered place.   Love yourself enough to take…

Self-Oil Massage “Abhyanga”………some Love for the Self

Self-Oil Massage “Abhyanga” In Sanskrit, the name for oil is “Sneha” which is also the word for love. Daily self-oil massage is an offering of loving practice to your body. After some practice you may find you connecting a little more with your body and accepting yourself where you are. Try to work Abhyanga (Self oil massage) into your schedule at least once a week to see how this small act offers a powerful change that makes a difference in how you feel. While doing Abhyanga I invite you to acknowledge your body parts as you are offering them oil….

Fall Info & Tips

The lungs and large intestine correspond to fall, along with change and old age, so it’s important to have extra awareness in keeping these organs healthy this season. Lungs open to the nose, control breathing, the skin (including the opening and closing of the pores), and our inspiration, while the large intestine rules elimination and how we flow with life. The Ayurvedic dosha that is most active in the fall is Vata. Vata means “that which moves things” and boy can it, especially the mind and nervous system! Vata is made up of air and space, and its qualities are…