Category Archives: self care

Been thinking about… Assessment time

Been thinking about… Assessment time What does that even mean? Doesn’t everyone do that? Why does it even matter? At élan Healing Arts, your assessment time is an important part of your care. Prior to your session, we’ll sit down and discuss your concerns and what appears to surface to you today, what comes into …

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Bodywork for the Summer Enthusiast

Summer is a wonderful time of the year. I am guilty of holding off, waiting to complete some tasks and activities till the sunny days of summer. Now is the time of year we fill with outdoor activities: running, biking, softball, golfing, tennis, water sports – you name it, and it’s going on somewhere in …

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What Should I Expect During a Massage Session?

What should I expect during a session? If this is the first time you’ve contemplated a massage or if you received a gift certificate, you may have questions on what to expect. I hope the following clears up any “mystery” or nervousness about the session! What’s the difference between massage and bodywork anyway? The terms …

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Earthing – Not Just For Summer!

What can Earthing do for you? Look better Feel better Sleep better Earthing connects us back to the earth’s natural energy. Check out http://www.earthing.com/ When we use earthing products, our bodies are re-connected to the earth’s natural energy. This in turn can re-energize, re-balance, and re-new our beings. I began with the Earthing Starter Kit …

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The Virtues of Epsom Salts

The Virtues of Epsom Salts With the change of seasons, it is the time of year for shifting gears into colder weather and holiday mode. A wonderful treat to help your body and mind adjust to winter and all the demands placed upon you is a good old-fashioned Epsom salt soak. Your grandmother was right – …

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Illusion of Connectedness

A couple weeks ago, our area had a massive ice storm. As the rain and sleet were falling, the ice kept building up. As the day progressed, the weighted down trees groaned under the stress. The sound of massive limbs snapping off our beautiful trees randomly echoed throughout the neighborhoods. The trees look spindly now, off kilter, …

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Is It Time for Your Spring Cleanse?

Spring has sprung! Soon the white backdrop of snow will completely disappear and be replaced with the beauty of fresh tufts of green grass, trees budding, and bright spring flowers. What does spring cleaning mean to you? Opening windows to air out the house? Mopping floors, shampooing carpets and washing windows? Packing away winter clothes?  Our homes …

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