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Bodywork for Stress

Bodywork for Stress

 Bodywork and massage are one of the most well known treatments for stress. When we are stressed out, our muscles tighten, our breathing gets shallow, we have trouble concentrating, and it can impact our sleep. We can feel this tension and dysregulation in our bodies....

Bodywork Restores Your Peace

Bodywork Restores Your Peace

 Bodywork and massage improve our mental health as well as our physical health. Regular sessions have been shown to improve mood after as little as 15 min, and can help treat stress, anxiety, and depression. The mental health benefits begin with relaxation and sense...

What is Ashiatsu Bodywork?

What is Ashiatsu Bodywork?

 Ashiatsu is a technique integrated into most Ha.Lé Bodywork sessions because it is such an effective healing tool. In Japanese, the root wood “ashi” means foot and “atsu” means pressure. Ashiatsu, or “foot pressure”, involves the therapist using her feet as well as...

Relieving Neck Pain

Relieving Neck Pain

 Our necks are amazing structures that allow us to a great deal of flexibility to see, hear, and smell, even as they are strong enough to protect the spinal column connecting the brain to the rest of the body. As a flexible, nerve-rich body part, they can also be a...

How Cupping Therapy works

How Cupping Therapy works

 Cupping Therapy is a powerful integrative health tool. It works well as a treatment on its own, and also helps boost the effectiveness of other treatments like bodywork and acupuncture. Muscle Tension: Cupping Therapy involves placing specialized cups on the body to...

How to Think More Clearly

How to Think More Clearly

 Mental clarity and general brain function can be affected by depression, disease, dysfunction, and general aging. Symptoms can include brain fog, frequent inability to think of the right word, forgetfulness, insomnia, and chronic restlessness. There are many ways to...