The Anchor for Our Inner Balance? As we’ve covered the Chakras we moved from the top to the bottom, from our crown, down to our hearts, and now we’re moving into the lower or grounded chakras. In the most basic sense, we can look at both the Sacral, and Root chakras as both a […]
Understanding The Solar Plexus Chakra
Finding Balance in our Centres For today’s blog, we’ll be returning our topic of focus to the Chakras of the body again, and continuing to the Solar Plexus Chakra, or Manipura chakra. Located in the body just around your navel, or belly button, the Manipura chakra is said to be the central core of […]
Relieving your Pressure with Acupressure
All the Relief Without the Needles In our last blog we briefly touched on the history and benefits of massage therapy, and for this week we’d like to take a look at some of the specific techniques of massage therapy. For example, we offer acupressure massage sessions at Inprana, but what exactly is that, and […]
History of Massage Therapy?
Helping patients and muscles relax for over 5000 years. This week we’d like to take a quick detour from our study of the Chakras and look at a closely related field of work, massage therapy. At Inprana when we look to help balance your chakras, massage therapy is one of the tools at our […]
The Heart of Balance
Getting to the Heart of the Matter If you’re an avid reader of our blogs, you’ve probably noticed a trend when we bring up certain meridians or chakras and how they tend to relate to scientific or cultural understandings of those body parts. It should come as no surprise, then, that the ancient concept […]
Turning Thought into Expression with the Throat Chakra
Understanding the Throat Chakra, and it’s role in our bodies The throat, or “vishuddha” chakra, has long been associated with language, speaking, and expressing ourselves. It is the place where the needs of our bodies or lower chakras are vocalized by the thoughts of our minds or higher chakras. When in balance, the throat chakra […]
Taking a Look at the Third Eye Chakra
Helping You Open Your Eyes To Healthier Living? The Third Eye chakra is both the commander of your senses and their regulator. Last time we spoke about the seventh, or highest, most chakra, the Crown Chakra. We touched on the balance inherent in maintaining the health of the seventh chakra, as it trickles down into […]
Understanding the Crown Chakra
Finding Balance From the Top Down You’ve probably heard us at the practice use the term chakras, or seen it in many places online while discussing holistic, and spiritual healing. Simply put, if you remember our blog about acupuncture and meridians(if you missed it, check it out here), the chakras are another way of identifying, […]
How Does Acupuncture Work?
Taking the Stress Out of Your Meridians You’ve probably heard of acupuncture before, as it is one of the most well-known forms of traditional Chinese medicine worldwide, often brought up in pop culture and television. With records of its use dating back to 100BC, acupuncture is still a widely used form of traditional Chinese […]
What Is Energy Healing?
Energy Healing is the study and treatment of one’s energies, the state they are in, and what can be done to naturally heal the body’s use of energy with a wide variety of therapies and techniques. In ancient times, we referred to these energies as a meridian system, or perhaps the more known concept of […]