BUSINESS NAME: Zachary Owen, Registered Acupuncturist (R.Ac.), Cobourg Health Collective. OWNER: Zachary Owen WEBSITE: CobourgHealthCollective.ca EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org PHONE: 705-768-5637 This blog is written by Zach. I began practicing in Cobourg, ON in January 2012. At the time I was finishing a second diploma in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Though my School was in Toronto, I… Continue reading The Cobourg Health Collective
ABOUT BIRCH HEALTH STUDIO Owned by Gina Newcomb, Birch Health Studio is a small wellness clinic nestled in the hills of Northumberland County, specializing in homeopathic medicine, and also offering services in nutritional counseling and reiki therapy. WEBSITE: birchhealthstudio.ca E-MAIL: email@example.com This feature is written by Gina Newcomb. HOMEOPATHY Dealing with mental illness is a… Continue reading Homeopathic Medicine
The Gentle Way of Hatha blogs will begin to feature other therapists and guides, who work together to help people find their life balance, wholeness, healing and well-being. Topics discussed will include reiki, energy, homeopathics, pilates, women's circles, pre-natal health, fertility, mala making, spiritual workshops, mental health, expressive art therapy, Akashic Records, life coaching, pet… Continue reading Natural Health and Well-Being | Northumberland
Wow we have a New Year upon us! 2016 has been a lovely year, full of fun and adventure, and I am so grateful to my many committed yoga students. With that being said, there are a few spaces opening for the 2017 session. If you are new to yoga these are the perfect classes for… Continue reading Yoga 2017
On Saturday, November 19th I will be hosting a new workshop "Finding The Calm In The Chaos." This has been brewing for awhile, since creating "A Journey Through Self-Care" I knew there was more I wanted to offer in line with nurturing ourselves. The self-care workshop was designed to simply give women a day to… Continue reading Calm In The Chaos
Yesterday I was gifted a Reiki treatment; and during the session I had a lot of "remembering" going on. 2015 was a year I devoted to self-care. 2016 has been a year I've devoted to creating (art and business). 2015 felt like a year of recovery, stepping back from life, moving slowly, regaining groundedness and… Continue reading Remembering
Yoga Nidra is a full body and mind relaxation. Most yoga classes include a 'sivasana' at the end of class. Ideally this a minimum of 5 minutes long, but is rarely longer then 15 minutes. The purpose of sivasana is to give the body the opportunity to integrate the benefits of your yoga practice. Without… Continue reading What Is Yoga Nidra?
7/7 The last six blogs based on the six movements of the spine, are ideal to help you build your own personal yoga practice! First focus on elongation of the spine through each movement, then be sure to include back bends,forward bends, side stretches on both sides and twists in both directions. Remember that hatha yoga… Continue reading Personal Yoga Practice
3/7 Youth Resides In The Spine! Now that we have covered the topic of elongation, we will move into the discussion of back-bends in our yoga practice. The six movements (forward, backward, side, side, twist, twist) are key in a well rounded yoga session. On top of these six movements a well rounded practice should also… Continue reading Here Comes The Sun!
1/7 Hatha Yoga is based on keeping the spine strong, flexible, spacious and therefore young. When I did my 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training we learned a well-rounded class should include all six movements of the spine: One forward bend, one back bend, two side stretches and two twists. As I started teaching I reflected on… Continue reading Youth Resides In The Spine!