category: Massage Therapy

I Do Not Love Yoga – A Poem by Meghan Walsh

August 18, 2015

I DO NOT LOVE YOGA ~ A poem by Meghan Walsh, Yoga Therapist I do not ‘Love’ yoga the way I Love a friend or a painting or a pet Yoga is how I choose to heal and learn and grow and surrender and let go I respect yoga, it’s tradition and philosophy I honor […]

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Physical Restoration Through Breathing and Mindful Movement

August 10, 2015

By: Odette Oliver, RMT In our fast paced world the ‘energy’, the ‘buzz’ our cities create have led us to set our goals very high for everything; but the stress of our work, and our play, is slowly taking its toll. We rush around with heads down, eat while on the move, constantly check or […]

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Getting Mindful: Taking The Time To Just Breathe

July 27, 2015

By: Corinne K. We live in a world of instant gratification. With the world at our fingertips, it’s easy to assume that we can have everything yesterday and now. Along with that comes the tendency to rush through things. “I don’t have time for that.” “Hurry up, I don’t have all day.” “Time is money.” […]

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Drink Your Stress Away – A Relaxation Smoothie

July 20, 2015

  Dr. Shannon Vander Doelen, ND “You are what you eat” is how the saying goes – and while it may not be true in the literal sense, it should come as no surprise that what we eat can influence how we feel. In fact, our food choices can contribute to how stressed and anxious […]

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How Can a Naturopathic Doctor Help with Infertility?

July 13, 2015

By Dr. Jen Newell I regularly see patients in my clinic seeking support for fertility challenges. This can be a frustrating, emotional and stressful process and it can be hard to ask for support. I have seen many women make incredible changes in their health and achieve a healthy, vibrant pregnancy. There are a number […]

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Does Effort = Results? (In The Gym)

July 06, 2015

By Dr. Marc Bubbs, ND, CSCS A common scenario I see with clients is that when they achieve poor results in the gym, they assume they are not training ‘hard enough’. They always think ‘lack of effort’ is the underlying cause of their training plateau, inability to lose weight, or failure to add lean muscle […]

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New Regulations for Naturopathic Doctors, and What That Means For You!

June 29, 2015

                    The Ministry of health and long term care has made the official announcement, on July 1, 2015 the Naturopathic profession will move from operating under the Drugless Practitioners Act to the regulatory umbrella of the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 and the Naturopathy Act, 2007. As […]

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Movility and Creativity

June 22, 2015

By Corinne K. We’re often taught that having our nose to the grindstone is the best route to productivity. And while a strong work ethic is certainly an important factor in achieving success, sometimes the best thing we can do is move away from our work. New ideas and fresh perspectives will come easier when […]

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Confessions of a Naturopath: I hate working out.

June 15, 2015

By Dr. Shannon Vander Doelen, ND In honour of MOVILITY month at IHI, I have a confession to make – I hate working out. Yes you read that right – I’m a naturopathic doctor that hates working out. In high school I played on a number of sports teams and worked part time as a […]

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Pilates: An Approach to Movement

June 01, 2015

By Yvette Marcek Pilates: An Approach to Movement I have a well seasoned client at the age of 63 who has a great sense of humour and an attitude to match. Over the last few years he’s gone through two knee replacements. He travels the world and travels around Toronto, either walking, cycling, or on […]

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