Holistic Wellness

Four Ways to Make the Holiday Season Less Stressful

Posted by on Dec 8, 2017 in Community, Holistic Wellness, Scripta | 0 comments

It’s already December, and the Holiday Season is here! Here are some tips to help you stay calm and centered this holiday season.

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Massage for Insomnia (Massage Therapy Awareness Week)

Posted by on Oct 24, 2017 in Anatomica 101, Holistic Wellness, Scripta | 0 comments

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Benefits of Flotation Therapy

Posted by on Oct 3, 2017 in Holistic Wellness, Scripta | 0 comments

Floatation therapy, also known as floating, floatation, sensory deprivation involves lying in a salt-water solution in a spacious tank. It is one of the most effective means of stress relief and relaxation available. Floatation is also used to treat a wide range of ailments and conditions and has been proven to lower cortisol levels (the stress hormone).

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Studies Prove that Yoga Reduces Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety

Posted by on Aug 9, 2017 in Anatomica 101, Functional Fitness, Holistic Wellness, Scripta | 0 comments

Anyone who has a regular yoga practice can attest to the positive impact it has on mental and physical health. Aligning breath with movement has been shown to have a calming effect on the body and mind. Recent studies have proven that yoga is effective in treatment for depression including chronic/treatment resistant and PTSD.

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Your Brain Needs Exercise

Posted by on Jul 31, 2017 in Anatomica 101, Functional Fitness, Holistic Wellness, Scripta | 0 comments

Human beings evolved to move. Our bodies, including our brains, were fine-tuned for endurance activities from our history as hunter-gatherers. There is consistent findings that the brain works better after exercise, but discovering why has been more difficult.

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Napercise

Posted by on May 5, 2017 in Holistic Wellness, Scripta | 0 comments

This rainy weather we are getting in Toronto right now is perfect for sleeping! There is a gym in England which offers “Napercise” classes, which is essentially a 45 minute mid-afternoon nap. Participants of the class will find single beds, “atmospheric” sounds and a temperature which promotes calorie burning during sleep.

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