Latest Bodywork Stories

2009-08-31 07:40:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Life can seem like a treadwheel of training, conditioning and habits that keep mind, body and emotions rigid. Especially during stressful times, breaking through to a more balanced and flowing lifestyle is a challenge. The Breema Bodywork Method helps people find integrated comfort between mind, body and feelings to revitalize themselves, regardless of what challenges they may be facing. To help people find balance in the midst of daily pressures,...

2009-02-13 12:07:00

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- "In this economy?" That's the question Mukti Michael Buck is always asked when his students claim to have doubled and even tripled their income from massage after learning his techniques. "Yes," is always his reply, and with good reason. CNN recently reported the field of health and wellness is one of the very few markets that is actually growing in this difficult economy. Proud to be a vanguard in the growing field of Thai Massage, Mukti, as he...

2009-01-12 13:45:09

Nearly 12 percent of U.S. children under age 18 use some form of complementary and alternative medicine, a national government survey indicated. The survey -- the U.S. government's first to include children's use of health practices and products that don't fall within the realm of conventional Western medicine -- also found that about 38 percent of U.S. adults use complementary and alternative medicine. Surveyors asked about 36 types of alternative or complementary therapies commonly used in...

2008-12-10 11:00:00

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Approximately 38 percent of adults in the United States aged 18 years and over and nearly 12 percent of U.S. children aged 17 years and under use some form of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), according to a new nationwide government survey (1). This survey marks the first time questions were included on children's use of CAM, which is a group of diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products such as herbal...

2008-09-19 15:00:12

LEWISTON - "Yoga For Life" is the topic of a Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Health and Healing program set to begin on Thursday, Sept. 25. Marcy Covey, a CMMC wellness instructor and owner of Dragonfly Healing Touch, a Thai yoga bodywork studio in Poland, will lead a series of classes for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers. Classes will include gentle yoga moves that combine stretching, breathing and relaxation. The program will be offered from 11 a.m. to noon on Thursdays at...

2007-11-25 06:00:00

By Shelley Shelton, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Nov. 25--They work the mall corridors like carnival barkers, beckoning shoppers with visions of relaxation -- a few minutes away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Employees of Oriental Chi's three Tucson-area mall locations seem to speak limited English, but they know enough to ask, "How long?" when a prospect approaches. As in, how long do you want your body worked on? The company is careful not to use the word "massage" anywhere...

2006-01-03 12:31:05

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Results of a new study do not support the notion that people who use complementary or alternative medicine (a.k.a., CAM) are less apt to use conventional "evidence-based" medical and preventive care services. On the contrary, it seems they are more apt to use conventional medical services. In a survey of 2,474 adult diabetics, Drs. Donald Garrow and Leonard E. Egede from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston found that nearly half (48...

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