Integrative Health Care Blog

Helping you navigate the path toward your best health.

A Feminine Practice of Health

We all have weird things that come up for us in our bodies. Sometimes they are constant symptoms, and sometimes they just show up periodically. Usually, we try to fix them, or to medicate them. Sometimes they are concerning enough that we find ourselves running around...

The Folk Art of Thai Massage

Thai Massage is a folk art, a healing art, and is a great complement to other healing therapies. It has its roots in both self-care and love and care of others, as inspired by the practice of Loving-Kindness, or Metta. Practicing Thai Massage teaches a person how to...

Stress Release

When we allow ourselves to rest and to receive, we give ourselves permission to let go, and that is the very heart of stress release. We can then start the untangling of bound thought patterns, tissue fibers, and ideas about ourselves. Stress release can happen in a...

Allow Grace

We all have ideas about how we would like to look and feel in our bodies, and in this season of New Year's Resolutions, it is easy to become extra critical and impatient with ourselves. This year, allow yourself some Grace. We all need grace and space to develop. Some...

What is Restorative Yoga?

    by Kristen Hubbard Restorative Yoga uses blankets, pillows, and other props to allow the body to fully and comfortably relax into each pose, often resting in each pose for 3 or more minutes. Through these fully supported body positions, breath awareness,...

What is Ashiatsu?

Have you ever seen photographs or video footage of a therapist walking on a client’s back, using overhead bars and straps as support? That is Ashiatsu, a powerful and effective form of massage therapy that is one of our offerings here at Ha.Le' Mind and Body. In...