Explore Top Careers in Holistic Health

Holistic health: It's a growing field and you want to get into it. How do you decide what specific careers in holistic health to consider when so many exist? Part of your decision might depend on your personal passion. But you also should take into consideration things like the time and money you have to spend on training or educational programs needed to practice. Find out what steps to take to explore careers in holistic health. … Read More

Cinco beneficios del Masaje Tui Na

Posted May 12, 2017 by Carlos Sama, LMT & filed under Alternative Medicine, Massage

Un tipo de masaje que se está haciendo más popular entre los profesionales y los clientes es el masaje Tui Na. Pronunciado “twi-naa,” este tipo de masaje es parte de la medicina tradicional china, y utiliza una técnica de manipulación que sirve para restaurar la armonía del cuerpo. Aquí hay cinco beneficios del masaje Tui Na: … Read More

Five Steps on the Path to Holistic Health

Holistic health is more than just a way to treat illness or improve your wellbeing, it's a way of life. You may wonder what the path to holistic health looks like, given that it comprises every aspect of your being, including mind, body and spirit. It also involves more than visiting a holistic health practitioner — it involves taking charge of your own health and wellness. … Read More

What Is Shiatsu Massage Good for Treating?

Posted May 03, 2017 by Emmanuel Rodriguez, LMT & filed under Alternative Medicine, Health & Fitness, Massage

Massage ... it's so relaxing, right? In your life, you have probably undergone a massage treatment and given little thought to the techniques being used by your practitioner. … Read More

Holistic Health Definition: The Essential Elements

Editor's Update-Dec 2017: We have an updated and in-depth blog series on Alternative, Complementary, and Integrative Medicine.    Holistic medicine is an ancient system of health care that dates back thousands of years ago, however the expression is of much more recent vintage. The word "holism" was coined by Jan Christiaan Smuts in 1926 to describe the concept that living beings are "greater than and different from the sum of their parts.” The word "holistic" wasn't widely used until the 1970s. … Read More

The Benefits of Giving and Receiving Shiatsu Massage

Based on principles of traditional Chinese medicine, Shiatsu massage originated in Japan in the early 20th century. Unlike some traditional forms of massage that predate Shiatsu, the practice incorporated some Western and other holistic therapies. … Read More

The Benefits of Shiatsu Massage Therapy: Chronic Pain

Do you or a loved one suffer from chronic pain? Mainstream pain medications can often have unpleasant side effects.  Many people are increasingly seeking options to help manage their chronic pain condition naturally. As a result, they are adding to their health care regimen ancient methods of healing like traditional Chinese medicine, meditation, herbal remedies, reiki and, of course, massage. … Read More

What Is Holistic Medicine?

Have you ever been in a conventional medical setting and got the feeling that you weren't being considered as a whole person? That your mental and spiritual needs weren't being factored into your health diagnosis and treatment? If so, you may have sought out or wondered about holistic medicine. … Read More

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