Don’t Forget To Breathe

Brittany Lee-Anderson 2 Minute Read The breath should be automatic right? The body should know instinctually how to  breathe, otherwise wouldn’t we perish? Definitely, but how we breathe is key. For different reasons most of us rarely breathe to our fullest capacity, therefore depriving ourselves of the precious energy producing molecule called oxygen. Stress is a huge contributing factor that creates unconscious constriction … Continued

More Pressure Is Not Always Necessary

Brittany Lee-Anderson 2 Minute Read Don’t get me wrong, pressure is great! Using pressure to relax tight muscles is a great tool for the right moment, for the right scenario, for the right time. When I am working on your muscles, I am working on living, intelligent tissue that holds the memory of your entire … Continued

5 Ways to Practice Self Love

3 MINUTE READ We hear it often, how important it is to love ourselves. Although Self-love means something different to every person, there are ways in which we can practice self-love. Slowly and with practice, you can learn, adapt and integrate expressing self love through acts of self care over time. Below are some of … Continued

Migraines: Not all just in your head

4 MINUTE READ It may start innocently enough with a little bit of irritability here, a sparkle in the peripheral vision there. Creeping up like a slow malaise, the discomfort gets larger until it engulfs the entire body. The presence of light and sound suddenly become an unbearably amplified enemy while nausea overtakes the gut, … Continued

What is Stress?

  3 MINUTE READ Written by: Brittany Lee-Anderson What is stress? Stress for most of us used to be clearly defined by the need to survive. The need to run from or to fight a predator, or the need to find sustenance and shelter, were driving causes of our stress. Any success allowed brief moments … Continued

Top 5 Self Care Rituals

2 MINUTE READ “If we want to live a wholehearted life we have to become intentional about cultivating rest and play and we must work to let go of exhaustion as a status symbol and productivity as self-worth” -Brene Brown, The Gifts of Imperfection I am often asked what I do for self care, and it’s … Continued

Don’t believe all the “DETOX”!

7 MINUTE READ It seems that no matter where you go now a days, the word “detox” is ever present.  The mainstream media, Facebook, magazines, books, yoga teachers, supplement producers and even some massage therapists and wellness practitioners are pushing this term as a way to sell products or add legitimacy to the services that … Continued

Dancing The Line

6 MINUTE READ I am disheartened this morning, as I’m sure much of the rest of the Fort Collins wellness community, about the local massage therapist who has been charged with sexually assaulting one of his clients. The purpose of this post is not to report on this case or offer my opinion on the … Continued

How Massage Inspired Me

1 MINUTE READ I was drawn towards the healing arts by my mother, who exposed me to the world of healing at a very early age. I took Reiki levels I and II when I was 14 years old with my Mom, and truly began to enjoy the alternative/ therapeutic field. I knew what I … Continued

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