Holistic health

Why take an ice bath?

Ice cold baths are the hot new trend. You may have seen your favorite athletes and social media fitness influencers doing it – taking a dip in a bucket or pool filled with ice, wading through chunks of ice to take a brisk winter swim in the river. But why take an ice bath? What are the supposed benefits, and are they backed by science? […]

2024-06-04T15:50:00-07:00June 1, 2024|

Health benefits of the sauna

People have been enjoying bathing in heat for centuries. The Russians, Native Americans, and the Finnish, among many others, have been reaping the benefits of banya, sweat lodges, and saunas. But what are the health benefits to sauna use, and who should be using them? […]

2024-06-04T15:16:24-07:00June 1, 2024|

How to get your best sleep

Do you ever wonder how to get your best sleep? Why do young children wake up at the same time every morning, yet adults struggle to achieve that natural regulation (hello, snooze button!)? What factors and lifestyle choices affect our sleep as we age, and what adjustments can we make to increase our sleep quality? We all know sleep is important, but why is it important? What does getting “good sleep” look like? Join us as we dive into some excellent resources to answer these questions, and find yourself on the path to better sleep…and health! […]

2024-03-13T15:28:31-07:00March 12, 2024|

Oura Ring Review

83. 85. 94. These numbers are really important. Life changing actually, and I don’t say that lightly. After hearing about Oura Rings for a while, a client approached me and suggested we both try them. What follows is my Oura Ring review after 2 years of wearing it consistently. […]

2024-06-21T10:47:47-07:00March 11, 2024|

Acupuncture and Lifestyle Modifications for Headache Relief

Almost all of us have experienced some type of headache in our lives. For some of us, there is a variable cause such as being dehydrated, lack of sleep, stress, or migraine triggers like dark chocolate/red wine. For others, it seems to be a result of muscle tension throughout the neck and shoulders. In any event, with acupuncture and some life style modifications, we can help reduce the intensity and frequency of headaches or even eliminate them completely. […]

2024-02-27T13:33:33-07:00February 26, 2024|

Strength training is the best way to improve your health

It can be hard to sort through the noise and confusion of the health, fitness and nutrition worlds. But one truth backed by research and supported by experts is that strength or resistance training is the best thing you can do to improve your overall health. […]

2023-11-21T15:17:17-07:00November 20, 2023|
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