Healthy Aging with Hillery Woods

CRG_RootsAndWings-HilleryWoodsSiatkowski_0917In 2010, licensed massage therapist Hillery Woods founded Roots & Wings Therapeutic Bodywork, in Quakertown, to provide customized, restorative and preventative therapies informed by the principles of Tibetan Buddhism, ayurveda, Breema bodywork and permaculture. Her clients include elderly adults as well as those recovering from injury or living with chronic illness.

What does healthy aging look like?
In my massage practice and yoga classes, I am constantly inspired by my elderly clients who show me living examples of healthy aging. The ones who are receiving regular bodywork sessions, staying active and laughing seem to be living a meaningful life.

How do relationships impact meaningful living as we age?
The idea of meaningful living being rooted in relationships starts with the relationship we have with ourselves. According to the science of ayurveda, each person needs to pay attention to their inner dialogue. Our thoughts, feelings and emotions have a direct effect on our overall health. This is the primary relationship to nurture.

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Becoming an Ayurveda Yoga Specialist in Quakertown

June Hunt - MoondogMoondog Yoga, in Quakertown, is now offering trainings to become an Ayurveda Yoga Specialist (AYS). Natural Awakenings sat down with Moondog’s owner, June Hunt, to get the scoop on these trainings and learn how the program works.

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Healing From Within with Ayurveda

by Michelle Bense

Ayurvedic medicine, commonly called Ayurveda, is an ancient healing system from India that focuses on the prevention of illness and the body’s ability to naturally heal itself. The term Ayurveda is a Sanskrit word that means “life knowledge.” The more we know about our specific type of body, the better and healthier we may lead our lives.
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