LIVER, WOOD ELEMENT & SPRING:

2019-06-13T23:25:37+00:00June 13th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Spring is a time of new beginnings and awakenings. The Inner Classics, an ancient text of Chinese medicine, expresses this season as a time to rise early with the sun and take brisk walks. These are yang activities, reflecting the ascending and active nature of this season. All around us plant life is growing and the [...]

THE PSOAS MUSCLE: The myofascial lines, sympathetic nervous system, and meridian interaction

2017-10-16T18:12:55+00:00October 16th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The illopsoas muscle is commonly discussed in the bodywork and movement field as a key player in pain and dysfunction. There are a multitude of theories and approaches to correct this dysfunction. It is my intent to engage in a conversation, as I uncover for myself the mystery that this structure possesses. I will explore the [...]

Stress it’s not in your head; it’s in your nervous system

2017-07-17T20:52:13+00:00July 17th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Have you ever been told when you’re stressed to stop worrying and just relax? That it’s all in your head? It would be nice if it were that simple. But it’s not. Physiology research shows that the stress response memory lives in your nervous system. Take for example exposure to a stressful event. One in which [...]