Category: Health, Beauty and Fitness

The Wellness Collective

wellness collective-miners
wellness collective-miners

 Connecting Community and Wellness   By Jane Miners   A few years ago, I began to reflect on my journey through healing and each aspect of the self: mind, body, and spirit. I became very interested in holistic wellness once I became a mother, and I have changed much about my lifestyle to become healthier… Read more »

Hidden under the Skin

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rolfing-jean-louise

By Jean Louise Green, CMT   Jean Louise Green, CMT, is a certified Rolf practitioner, trained by Dr. Ida P. Rolf’s first-generation teachers. Her book Structural Integration and Energy Medicine: A Handbook of Advanced Bodywork, will be released by Inner Traditions Bear & Company on January 15, 2019. She maintains a full-time practice in Chico,… Read more »

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali-Part 3

Yoga Center of Chico
Yoga Center of Chico

The Third Chapter of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali By Tom Hess The third chapter of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali starts with the last three of the eight limbs of yoga. The sixth limb of yoga is dharana, the art of concentration, fixing the mind on something and keeping it there. The seventh limb… Read more »

What’s in a FACE?

Julia Worrall
Julia Worrall

Foundations for Airway and Craniofacial Excellence By Julia Worrall, RN, Executive Director, FACE Do you ever look in the mirror and notice the asymmetries and flaws in your face? Of course you do—you’re only human—we all do it. But did you know that the imperfections in your face can relay underlying medical information with important… Read more »

In Search of Balance

jane miners
jane miners

By Jane Miners When we think of balance, often we think of stillness. There’s a picture of one sitting quietly in meditation just being still. And though that will happen from time to time, balance is actually the fluctuations, the flow of life, the movement of experience and emotion. The universe is not still, our… Read more »

Herbal Solutions for Radiant Vitality

Fionas forrest
Fionas forrest

At Fiona’s Forest By Jules Pecson My name is Jules Pecson, and I’m a master herbalist and owner of Fiona’s Forest in Paradise. Our forte is full-body beauty and well-being, using natural ingredients foraged sustainably in our local forests. My health journey started eight years ago, when I was taught to use traditional wild-crafted herbal… Read more »

Fiona’s Forest Herbal Solutions

By Jules Pecson, Wild Craft Herbalist    Herbal solutions and natural skin-care products have found a home at Fiona’s Forest in Paradise, California. As an herbalist, I harvest local plants, process the gathered components, and offer an apprenticeship program at the shop. The local environment provides hundreds of herbs to accommodate “wild crafting,” which offers… Read more »

Yoga, Essential Oils, and Energy Medicine in Durham

Yoga, Essential Oils, and Energy Medicine What Do They Have in Common … Besides Durham, California?                By Mikaela Hengst   They all have a similar purpose: to bring balance to the body. Used individually each modality can be extremely effective in bringing about a balance to the inner and outer landscape of our lives.… Read more »

Natural Skin Care and Herbal Solutions at Fiona’s Forest

Natural Skin Care and Herbal Solutions at Fiona’s Forest By Wendy Robinson   Herbal solutions and natural skin-care products have found a home at Fiona’s Forest in Paradise, California. Jules Pecson, an experienced herbalist in Paradise, harvests local plants, processes the gathered components, and offers classes and participation at her shop. The local environment provides… Read more »

NAET-Don’t be Sick and Tired?

By Mark Light, MD Don’t give up, there is hope-NAET We are lucky to have many healing modalities today to help us in our journey to health. Each modality works in a different way. Some focus on emotions, some on the body itself, some to detox, and so on. Herbal and homeopathic medicines are known… Read more »