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What is Group Fight?

What is Group Fight?

What is Group Fight? By Laura Holden I have had many people ask me “What is this Group Fight class all about?”  I could list the description on our schedule but it really does not do the class justice. Stated simply, Group Fight is a kickboxing class with some twists....

Self-Care Pain Relief for Gardeners

Self-Care Pain Relief for Gardeners

Self-Care Pain Relief for Gardeners By Siobhan Van Lanen, BA, LMT, CYI It’s estimated that 84 million American households engage in gardening activities.  In Spring and Summer, avid gardeners in Oregon crawl out of the clouds into a flora-centered frenzy.  Gardeners...

Svadhyaya: Listen to your body

Svadhyaya: Listen to your body

Svadhyaya: Listen to your body—By, Theresa McLaren Svadhyaya may be translated from Sanskrit as “one’s own reading” or “self-study.” I interpret svadhyaya as two-fold, self-study of the physical and self-study of the metaphysical: thoughts, feelings, emotions. If...

Listen to Your Gut for Better Health

Listen to Your Gut for Better Health

Listen to Your Gut for Better Health by Kris Denning I say it often in my yoga and pilates classes, “Listen to your body”, don’t force yourself into positions or work through exercises that create pain or discomfort.  Yet, how often do we knowingly eat foods that...

Self-Care Neck Pain Relief

Self-Care Neck Pain Relief

Self-Care Neck Pain Relief By Siobhan Van Lanen Recent studies are showing that millennials blaze through over 14 hours per week on their smart phones. Although technology is fascinating, the drawback is that its’ overuse is putting your body and mind in a state of...