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The Healing Power of Acupressure Massage

Is Acupressure Massage the Answer to Your Problems? As we come to understand body as a complex, dynamic and interactive system, it becomes more apparent mental and physical well-being are intrinsically interdependent. The brain does not simply exist in the head, it extends down the body’s entire nervous system, making decisions based on the state of the entire body. This is why it is important to take care of the physical body in order to achieve optimal energy, sleep, digestion and emotional well-being. For centuries, the health benefits of acupuncture have been recognized and esteemed. Nearly everyone can improve their body’s functioning and promote natural self-healing with this practice. Acupuncture is a 3,000 year-old healing technique of Traditional Chinese Medicine....

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Stressed? Give Your Body What it Needs! (A Massage)

Stressed? Give Your Body What it Needs! (A Massage) It’s nearly impossible to find any working person who will tell you they don’t experience stress. What is less common is a realization that chronic stress can wreak havoc on your physiological and psychological health if left untreated. Key indicators of chronic stress can be anything from jaw and stomach pain, trouble sleeping to grouchiness and trouble focusing. The reasons for stress and the symptoms it develops in human beings are multitudinous. Not giving your body and mind an adequate amount of time to process information and rest is one of the easiest ways to slip into a cycle of stress and insomnia. A study conducted in 2006 by psychology professor...

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Vibrate Your Core to a Higher Level of Fitness!

Vibrate Your Core to a Higher Level of Fitness! Looking for ways to experience all the benefits of a consistent and effective workout without the time commitment and intensity of traditional exercise? Well, look no further! Whole Body Vibration (WBV) Training is designed to revitalize your workouts with innovative vibration intensity. Using 10 minutes sessions the Whole Body Vibration training system can provide a full body resistance workout with an ease and practicality uncommon to most exercise machines. The WBV uses a resistance band to assist with weight loss and toning, all from the comfort of your own home. The vibration system will help you strengthen your muscles and improve overall balance and circulation. Together, these techniques promote a physiological transformation...

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Attention Vancouver Cyclists: You Need a Massage!

Attention Vancouver Cyclists: You Need a Massage! If you live in Vancouver the chances that you’ve been on a bicycle in the past six months are considerably high. Cycling is an essential part of the Pacific Northwest’s culture, it's built into our everyday lives. In May 2016, Vancouver was recorded to have the highest percentage rate of commuters biking to work in Canada. Commuting by bicycle now constitutes 10 percent of all trips, with 41 percent of trips being made by car. We are addicted to cycling and it shows! However, all that cycling has its pros and cons. Cyclists experience improved cardiovascular health and overall fitness but also deal with the sensation of sore and tired muscles almost daily....

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Sit Back, Relax and Calm Your Anxiety in a Massage Chair

Sit Back, Relax and Calm Your Anxiety in a Massage Chair It is no surprise that in an age of increasing demands, limited time and endless streams of information, anxiety is rampant and commonplace. Many people deal with the effects of generalized anxiety using medication, exercise or seek treatment in alternative forms like meditation and yoga. Accumulated stress can start to manifest as anxiety if the effect is ongoing and untreated. What people fail to realize is that anxiety can have both physical consequences and psychological consequences. The physical symptoms of anxiety range from increased pulse and respiratory rate, higher blood pressure, pain in the chest, neck and back and overall fatigue. For most, it comes as no surprise to...

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