Posts Tagged: holistic

A Session With Dr. T—The Chiropractic Magician

January 16, 2019

Being a Yoga Instructor you’d probably assume I have a perfectly healthy and mobile body—and while that’s partly true, I’m also at great risk of injury due to popping in and out of poses to demo for students and going to my max for photo shoots (damn you Instagram)! The thing that I found frustrating […]

Gratitude Blog – Happy to be joining the team!

March 28, 2016

Hi everyone. My name is Jonathan Handel and I am the newest member of the team here at the Integrative Health Institute. Starting in April, I’ll be bringing my skills as a Registered Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner (R.TCMP) and Registered Acupuncturist (R.Ac) to IHI. I hope to compliment the suite of holistic services already offered […]

Pumpkin Spice Enzyme Peel

October 23, 2015

By Dr. Jen Newell, ND This mask and enzyme peel will leave your skin glowing. It’s definitely better for your skin than the fall-favourite Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte. Pumpkin is rich in vitamin A, which heals and softens the skin. It also has natural enzymes (alpha hydroxyl acids) that gently exfoliate the skin and promote […]

What is Fascia and Why Do I Need Mine Released?

April 13, 2015

An Introduction to Myofascial Release and Physiotherapy at IHI By Shannon Stoby, PT, MScPT Do you have unexplained, seemingly unrelated symptoms? Do you feel unwell, but your test results are ‘normal’? Do you keep having recurrence of the same injury? Have you had an injury or surgery from which you do not feel you have […]

Pilates: An Approach for Low Back Pain

January 05, 2015

By Yvette Marcek, Pilates Instructor, RMT Current studies continue to show that low back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide, with the majority of cases considered ‘nonspecific’ low back pain. Many experts are suggesting that core strength (abdominal muscles, muscles of the low back, pelvic floor and hips) and flexibility are important to […]