Barbara Meza, of Conscius Vita, will present Power Up for Winter! A Lymphatic Wellness Workshop from 2 to 4 p.m., February 28, at Conscius Vita, located at 33 South Delaware Avenue, Suite 201, in Yardley.
Participants in this afternoon session will learn easy ways to improve lymphatic circulation, strengthen the immune system and improve functionality of the mucous membranes throughout the winter months. Continue reading →
Winter is in full swing and many of us are choosing to stay indoors where it is warm and cozy, with little daily physical activity. When we do venture outdoors, we are bundled up in coats and scarves, muscles tensed against the cold, our bodies showing little of the swinging arms and looser gait of summer. Continue reading →
While functional medicine’s holistic approach to health is only recently gaining attention in many areas, several of BuxMont’s health professionals have been successfully applying these principles in their practices for years. Local residents enjoy a variety of options for whole-person wellness, and most practitioners offer either free or very affordable initial consultations to discuss treatment options. Continue reading →
For many years when I was younger, I worked long hours daily and sometimes up to seven days a week. I was educated, became a young single mother and made choices. From the start, with a skewed idea of what was important, employment decisions were made based upon skills, commitment and obligation. I followed the money, acquiring jobs I liked and oftentimes enjoyed, but that did not fulfill personal desire. Continue reading →
Summer is fully upon us, complete with muggy buggy days and sticky nights. During the heat of the summer months, many people experience seasonal swelling of the extremities: rings will not slide on (or off), footwear is suddenly too tight, clothes are snug or the face is a bit puffy. The root of the discomfort could be lymphatic stagnation, which may be addressed by hydrating and knowing what tastes the body craves. Continue reading →
Wellness practitioners may incorporate many complementary modalities into treatments, yet two that demonstrate very profound client improvement are lymphatic drainage and cupping therapies. Continue reading →
The gentle, hands-on technique of lymphatic drainage therapy (LDT) stimulates movement of stagnant lymph, encourages rerouting of the lymphatic waterways when lymph nodes have been removed during cancer treatment or damaged by injury, improves pathways of detoxification and supports a stronger immune system overall. Continue reading →
Cupping therapy is a safe, comfortable and effective treatment for many health disorders, with roots in ancient medical practice, in cultures as diverse as Egypt, Greece, Rome, Aztec, Native American, China and more. The current influence of Traditional Chinese Medicine and traditional ayurvedic medicine has seen a reintegration of this healing therapy. Continue reading →
February 2015 marks five years since Natural Awakenings arrived in the healthy living community of Bucks and Montgomery counties. Since then, NA BuxMont has helped countless businesses reach their perfect clients and thousands of readers to stay well versed in leading a healthy and happy life.
To all who have been a part of this community’s continued successes, we thank you. Here’s to many more years!
Each January, an estimated 40 percent of Americans make one or more New Year’s resolutions. Whether the goal is big or small, a vow to make a change is often not an easy task to tackle. Luckily, the healthy living community in the Bucks and Montgomery county area has helpful advice and wishes to share with Natural Awakenings’ readers. Continue reading →
Our bodies depend on two circulatory systems. Most people know about the one that carries blood and oxygen throughout the body. The second and equally vital system, however, is a mystery to most. Continue reading →