February 24, 2018 @ 9:16 AM

 

Dry skin brushing originates back centuries in part of Ayurveda's traditional medicines (which includes meditation and yoga).  It is just as the name implies--brushing your dry skin.  No water, no oil, no lotion.  You use a natural bristle brush and brush in sections towards the heart.

How Does It Work?  Here is an excellent excerpt from Rich Travis from "Thyroid Nation" 

Your skin is an organ of elimination, just like your kidneys, liver and colon. It’s the largest organ of your body and it’s estimated that one-third of your body’s daily impurities are excreted through the skin. Dry skin brushing helps keep the pores clear and the skin active to assist the body in this .........

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February 1, 2018 @ 5:00 AM

Everyone wants a massage, but sometimes making it in to see your favorite massage therapist (hi there!) just isn’t feasible. It’s in those unexpected and inconvenient moments that knowing how to give your partner a pretty great massage yourself can make the difference between a rotten day and a better one. But of course, this hinges on one thing: do you know how to give a good massage? Giving an at-home massage is not that hard. Here are my favorite tips:

Use firm pressure, but not hard.

People get confused about pressure in two opposite ways. If your partner is smaller than you, you may have a tendency to use very light pressure. This is okay to a point (you probably won’t hurt anyone), but can be a little frustrating.........

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LuAnne Moe, Moe Therapeutic Massage, 934 Highway 10, Elk River, MN, 763-441-0041