SAD and self-care

Amanda ProkopBody work and Yoga, Massage TherapyLeave a Comment

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), is a mood disorder that affects many people in Northern countries. Sometimes termed the “winter blues”, it can be influenced by low Vitamin D levels in the body from a lack of sunlight. Our circadian rhythm (sleep/wake cycle) also plays a part in this mood disorder: during the fall and winter months, the shorter days and … Read More

How Massage and Yoga Therapy Benefit Mental Health

Stefani Wilton HoytMassage Therapy, Psychotherapy, Yoga Therapy3 Comments

When you experience an emotion, negative or otherwise, what you experience is far more than just the emotion itself. There are neurological, chemical and physiological responses that can intensify the experience. In the case of anxiety, your breath might become shallow with a tangible tension that you experience in your abdomen or chest. When it comes to mental health, yoga … Read More