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The Steam Tent Offers A Spa Experience With Therapeutic Benefits

By Elizabeth Halliday-Reynolds With the colder weather adding steam to your massage can be just the right add-on to your session. Adding Steam to your massage is not just a spa treatment. Steaming the body is used to assist in healing by offering: Relief from Generalized Pain & Chronic Pain Stress Reduction Detoxification Enhanced Mood Increased Immunity Weight Loss Improved Skin Since ancient times, steam therapy has been used by traditional healing systems around the world to improve and maintain good health and beauty. Turkish baths, Indian sweat lodges, Finnish saunas, Japanese steam rooms are examples of cultures that harness the power of steam. In Ayurveda we learn that the skin is our body’s largest organ. It is part of a natural and essential process in eliminating impurities. As we...

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Food Relationships: 3 Easy Ways to Balance Your BlissBody With Ayurveda

By Elizabeth Halliday-Reynolds Every so often we get hit with not feeling right about what we have been eating. We might feel bloated, our sleep patterns may have changed, digestion is hampered and our bodies have been sending us signals that it is not happy. We know that what we eat affects how we feel. We all have experienced this. We know it to be true. To much of anything causes an overload to our system. When we look at our food choices with an ayurvedic perspective, we can begin to make some subtle changes to how we think about and act upon our food choices. This article is not really about  giving up anything. It will ask you to think about food...

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Vata season

in ayurveda it's vata season. leaves are falling off the trees, the wind is kicking up and it's getting chillier! fall is the time to wrap up in snuggly sweaters with a warm mug of hot tea or cider in hand. if you find yourself starting to feel more airy then it's a great time to find a moment to just sit and be. grab a mug of your favorite hot drink sit down with your journal and let your thoughts (whatever they might be) starting streaming on paper. here are a few questions to get your journaling started: * how am i feeling today? * what's currently working/not working for me? * is there something that i can let go of that is...

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