Category: Massage and Bodywork

Clearing Space

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sage clearing

By Wendy Brunson “You need to burn some sage in here.” I was alone in my home. These intuitive words sounded as though they’d been whispered from within a pile of rubble. Taken aback, I slowly scanned the main living area of my home. Pride chattered inside my head with justifications such as “It’s fine”… Read more »

STRUCTURAL INTEGRATION

Structural Integrity-book
Structural Integrity-book

and Energy Medicine   By Jean Louise Green   I’ve been a lifelong seeker and connector of dots and I am so grateful to have found structural integration. I rate it as one of my top three life experiences. Not only does it give me a comfortable body to live in, it has also provided… Read more »

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 »

Breath of Life

Breath of Life-Susan
Breath of Life-Susan

Biodynamic Craniosacral Foundations and Practices   By Mary Louise Muller Ed., RCST®, RPP  Learn to be a more effective, efficient and gentle practitioner. Learn to use the foundations of biodynamic craniosacral therapy to encourage healing and self-regulation of the body as a whole.   Continuing Education for Nurses, Massage Therapists, and Acupuncturists Craniosacral therapy is… Read more »

Unbroken Commitment

Unbroken Commitment By Tom Hess    We at Yoga Center of Chico are celebrating our three-year anniversary this month and we want to thank the people of Chico and the greater Northern Central Valley for supporting us. We are committed to bringing you the best, most consistent yoga teaching that we can. One of the… Read more »

Recovery from a Car Crash Using CranioSacral Therapy

Recovery from a Car Crash Using CranioSacral Therapy By Anasuya Basil, NC, Dipl. ABT, CST One moment you’re having a routine day, and the next moment, the sound of squealing tires and crunching metal jolt you into a new reality. This happens for almost 2.5 million Americans every year, so if you have been in… Read more »

A One-Stop Shop for Health and Wellness

Ridge Physical Therapy and Wellness Center and Ridge Fitness for Women  By Trish Hopps Since 2002 our therapy staff has been providing top-notch, hands-on treatment for people suffering from chronic pain and fibromyalgia, any sort of orthopedic or neurologic problem, as well as incontinence and pelvic pain. Our Ridge community members as well as those… Read more »

Addiction Is a Feel-Good Strategy

Addiction-Taking Another Look  By Mary Ewing, DC, CMP, ABC, C.Ad.c We all love to feel good! Most of our behavior as human beings, no matter how it manifests itself, is an attempt to feel good, normal, happy, and/or balanced. Despite this wonderful intention, addictive and sometimes compulsive behavior can become problematic for some who use… Read more »

Oh, My Aching Head

Relieving Headaches and TMJ with Craniosacral Therapy By Anasuya Basil Twenty years ago I was standing at a busy intersection in San Francisco. The light turned green, I saw the “walk” icon, and I stepped off the curb. “Watch out!” someone yelled, just before the impact. My vision darkened and then slowly refocused on the… Read more »