Flower with water drops | Balanced Bodycare, Olympia

Now more than ever we are faced with the undeniable need for connection and change. Many are dealing with feelings of isolation and fear as we all do our best to stay healthy during this outbreak of a new virus in our world. At times our current situation may seem too much. Too many recommendations…

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magnified bubble | Balanced Bodycare

Hopefully we area all taking some time to consider things from different perspectives right now. Allowed, Not Allowed … Essential, Non-Essential … even something as basic as the colors of Black and White. Remembering there is always a grey area, isn’t there? How about considering perspectives when it comes to your personal health – physically,…

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glasses | Balanced Bodycare

As we all do our best to “Stay Home and Stay Healthy” many bodyworkers are spending time looking at our businesses differently … Literally taking our glasses off and recognizing how the lenses need to be cleaned in order to START LOOKING FORWARD! Perhaps you are taking this time to re-evaluate how you are able to…

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design of intertwined circles | Balanced Bodycare, Olympia

  During these times of uncertainty and being isolated from our usual routine, we are given time to contemplate things we may not usually have time for in our daily lives. For me this involves coming to the realization of the need to shift things … clean out and clear the path, so to speak.…

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woman meditation on mountain | Balanced Bodycare

Stress is not all bad. We actually need some stress, as Hans Selye (who coined the term as it is currently used and is well known for his stress research) noted, “Without stress, there would be no life.” However, when life’s stress goes in to overload and we have one stressor on top of another,…

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mustard flower | Balanced Bodycare

Suppressed emotions, as mentioned in the earlier post regarding Brain Wisdom, can definitely lead to physical discomforts and potentially disease within our bodies. However, the questions seems to always be … “How can we assist our body to make changes to easily (and in a healthy way) release those emotions that have been suppressed and…

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colorful drawing of a brain | Balanced Bodycare

What does our brain have to tell us? Obviously many things, right? After all, our brains allow us to retain information we receive via our senses – hearing, vision, taste, smell and touch. As well as the experiences we have in life – recalling how to ride a bicycle, drive a car while following the…

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blooming purple flower | Balanced Bodycare

Can you consider how emotions may be held deep within your bones? Just the other day I had client who came in for a Cranio-Sacral Reflexology session.  She had fallen over the holidays and now was finding her gait had changed.  She did not feel like she was walking with her feet forward.  Once she…

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human X-ray | Balanced Bodycare

What if your bones could talk?  Imagine what they might have to say to you! Cranio-Sacral therapists, whether they be massage trained or reflexology trained, spend much time listening to your body … and specifically your bones!  There is a flexion and extension, sometimes a wave-like movement, that can be detected within the body ……

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cherry blossom tree | Balanced Bodycare

For me, a natural connection comes to mind when I think about the body’s legs and feet. That connection is with the trunk and roots of a tree. The idea of a sturdy structure (trunk), feeding (roots),  and supporting (limbs) the entire wooded being we call trees can be a soothing image for many. There…

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