Tag: chico

The Initiation of the Phoenix

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annie fuller-shamanism

A Camp Fire Perspective By Annie Fuller Everyone is talking about the Phoenix According to one story, as this mystical bird nears the end of its life it builds a nest of aromatic branches and spices, sits upon it, and purposefully sets it on fire. Consumed by flames, the Phoenix becomes ash. That’s when a… Read more »

What Is Yoga Therapy?

Jeanette Conery
Jeanette Conery

By Jeanette Conery The International Association of Yoga Therapists (the accrediting body for all yoga therapists) says that “Yoga Therapy is the process of empowering individuals to progress toward improved health and well-being through the application of the philosophy and practice of Yoga.” It’s important to know that yoga therapists aren’t setting out to “cure”… Read more »

Reiki

A Healing Gift for Our Changing World By Jane Miners I recently asked myself: Why do I do what I do? Why am I driven to teach Reiki and yoga, and be a part of the wellness community? Why do I want to help people—what is the drive?” The immediate answer that came to me… Read more »

Detoxification of the Pineal Gland

By Mark Light, MD   The pineal gland is known as the “third eye” or all-seeing-eye because it has been perceived that it can envision far beyond the physical eyes, allowing it to relate and interpret physical and emotional signals and vibrations of the body to the brain. The pineal gland is named after the… Read more »

Chico’s New Naturopathic Doctor

Ashley Olberg
Ashley Olberg

By Dr. Ashley Olberg   Dear Lotus Guide community, Naturopathic Medicine Hello! My name is Dr. Ashley Olberg, and I am a newcomer to the Lotus Guide family. This is the fourth time now that I have lived in Butte County; this area has always drawn me back to it. Now I am back for… Read more »

The Wellness Collective

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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 »

Why Aren’t You Living Your Dream?

Leigh Ann-Repatterning
Leigh Ann-Repatterning

By Leigh Ann Lipscomb, PhD   So many people feel trapped in a 9-to-5 job. They don’t like what they’re doing, are uninspired and/or underpaid, and don’t think they are making a contribution to society. The problems go on. They may work long hours, have difficult relationships with their bosses or coworkers, and be disappointed… 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-Chapter 4

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Patanjali-yoga sutras

By Tom Hess The fourth chapter of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali is in some ways a culmination of the body of work that has come before and, more important, it is a description of how a realized being exists on the earth. Realized beings are those who have gone through the practice of yoga… Read more »

Fall and Winter Allergies-Dr-Patrick

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Dr Patrick-Digestive Relief

Do You Have Fall and Winter Allergies?   By Dr. Patrick Giammarise, DC, IHS   Most people think of allergies as a spring thing but allergies are becoming increasingly more common for many people in the fall and winter. Some of the more common fall and winter allergens include pollen, mold, pet dander, dust, dust… Read more »