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Can I get a massage if I’m pregnant?
21 Aug 17

Can I get a massage if I’m pregnant?


Pregnancy massages have been a controversial topic for years. Recent research has shown that prenatal massage therapy can be quite beneficial to the pregnancy process both pre and post birth. There have been many benefits shown in pregnant women who receive frequent massage therapy. Some benefits to prenatal massages: Improving circulation Reducing pain in muscles…

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The Importance of Fiber
14 Aug 17

The Importance of Fiber


Fiber is one of the most under-consumed nutrients in the diet. In fact, the average Canadian only consumes roughly 15 grams of fiber a day when the current dietary recommendations state that we should be consuming between 25-40 grams of fiber a day. Fiber is a non-digestible carbohydrate source that can be divided into two…

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How to Take a Meditative Walk
17 Jul 17

How to Take a Meditative Walk


As a low-impact exercise, walking boosts both physical and mental health. But it can also be a form of meditation. In fact, the easy, repetitive motion makes it an ideal alternative to seated meditation. Try one of these methods to make your next walk more meditative. Body awareness Many guided meditations include a body scan,…

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Massage Therapy Decreases Runners’ Recovery Time
26 Jun 17

Massage Therapy Decreases Runners’ Recovery Time


There’s a reason that marathon events always keep a massage therapist on standby at the end of a race. Maybe they know something you don’t? Runners report that massage therapy helps relieve muscle strain and enhance range of movement while also making them feel rewarded for their efforts. Experts say massages ease muscle soreness, flush…

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