All About Acupuncture: Ari Odamaki’s Practice in Pittsburgh
Eczema: Everything You Need to Know
As many of you know I love trying new wellness trends and therapies to help me feel and look my absolute best. I also love supporting other local women in business. I met Ari at a local women in business event. We immediately connected over our love of helping others and our interest in the […]
3 Ways Exercise Can Give Your Skin the Ultimate Glow!
If you get dry, itchy skin, then you may suffer from eczema. Eczema probably makes you feel awful and ends up messing with your plans at times (especially during bathing suit season). Eczema is a chronic condition but you can treat it. There are ways to prevent flare-ups so that you won’t have to deal […]
Infrared Saunas: The Benefits of Visiting One
Exercising feels great and can help you to achieve that healthy glow. These are a few of the reasons why I love working out. Not only does it make you more beautiful on the outside, but it’s also great for your heart, lungs and mental wellness! With spring and summer coming, the opportunity to be […]
6 Ways to Keep Your Skin Moisturized During the Winter Months
Recently, I visited an infrared sauna… and I loved it. I felt amazing afterward… but it’s not for everyone. The experience was sweaty, but wonderful. I felt more relaxed and rested. My muscles and my whole body felt relaxed and relieved of any tension I was feeling beforehand. The biggest take away that I got […]
All About Cupping: Why You Need to Try It!
We’re finally getting some snow and the cold winter weather is probably affecting your skin. It’s never fun having dry, chapped skin. It’s especially difficult to look your best when you have dry skin on your face. I’ve noticed that lately, my clients have had trouble keeping their skin hydrated and moisturized during the winter […]
Light Therapy for Skin, Muscles, and More – Meet the Celluma!
Cupping is a great alternative form of medicine that helps with pain, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation and more. It’s trendy now, but it dates back to 1,550 B.C. when the ancient Egyptians used it. They describe their methods in the Ebers Papyrus which is one of the world’s oldest medical texts. As a massage therapist, […]
The Basics of PNF Stretching and How it’s Done
Low-level light therapy is a fantastic way to treat muscle and joint pain, acne, and signs of aging. In this world obsessed with looking (and feeling) younger, that is awesome. The Celluma Low-Level Light Therapy Device is a new treat to the studio. You’ll absolutely love it. Here are some of the major benefits of […]
Benefits of Hot Bamboo Massage
We’ve all heard that stretching is a great way to calm our bodies. It promotes breathing and relaxation, making it a smart way to redirect nervous, anxious, and/or stressed energy. A few simple yoga poses at your desk can do wonders for both your body and your outlook! It’s no wonder that I’m a huge […]
Use Wet Heat Therapy to Soothe Your Sore Muscles
Hot bamboo massage is a great way to both relax and promote a strong sense of well being. Bamboo massage is a technique that incorporates bamboo stalks of varying lengths and diameters into deep tissue massage and/or bodywork. The massage itself promotes circulation, sensory nerve perception, and lymphatic drainage while the use of heated bamboo […]
Many times, you can’t come in for a daily massage when you have persistent muscle soreness. It’s helpful to learn a few techniques you can use at home to ease your pain. Heat is one of those things you can do to help your muscles recover and ease your discomfort. When to use Hot or […]