Rest and Restore: How you can improve your sleeping habits

Written by Elli Wernsman For full presentation including images please click HERE. WHY IS SLEEP SO IMPORTANT? – We are more able to concentrate and retain information -Improved motor abilities -Elevated mood -Helps us maintain weight and prevent obesity -Keeps us from developing problems such as heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, and mental stress … Continued

Random Acts of Kindness

Written and created by Emili Holden and Aimee Carlson There is a significant amount of research that indicates how kindness and compassion reduce stress, boost our immune systems and can help reduce negative emotions; such as anger, anxieties and depression. Studies show that helping others is believed to increase levels of an endorphin-like chemical, which … Continued

Kids Under Pressure

Raising kids is challenging under the most normal of times, but when magnified by the COVID-19 pandemic, it can be downright overwhelming. Whether a big family, small family, single parent family or blend of everything in-between, the stress of the “new normal” that we all find ourselves in affects everyone, at any age. Parents are … Continued

Lessons From Lucy

Lessons from Lucy Written by Aimee Carlson, LMT (5 min read) My dog Lucy, has the best life.  Being an only “child”, she gets lots of love and attention.  Her personality is sweet, curious and at times full of boundless energy.  She can produce excited full circle spins at the word “walk”, has several fuzzy … Continued

Gearing up after the PAUSE

Updated on June 21st, 2020 Amara Massage tentative reopening July 17th- August 30th We will be posting a NEW BLOG in the next two weeks with details on reopening, new hours, and availability as well as our online COVID preparedness plan. Please hold off on sending appointment requests until you hear from us with another … Continued

March Emergence

5 minute read Although the month of March contains some continued waves of winter, it does mark the turning of the season. Brighter days and warmer weather start to tap us on the shoulder and tempt us towards an often much desired transition. As the natural environment begins to “wake-up” from its hibernation, we are … Continued

Lemongrass Foot Scrub

Spring represents a time of growth and renewal. As the trees begin to sprout buds and the grasses grow green, we begin to greet the turning of the season with an awakened sense of excitement for warmer temperatures and brighter days. Set yourself up for a fresh step into this season with our Lemongrass Dead … Continued

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