Combining a little massage with simple adjustments to eating can bring big improvements to your digestion. Let’s talk food first According to Chinese Medicine, the same energy we use to digest our food is used to digest our thoughts. To maximize digestion, eat your food eat in a calm, relaxed atmosphere. Save the business meetings… Read more »
“The Tao that can be told is not the eternal Tao.” – Lao Tsu, Tao Te Ching Is your name actually who you are? Who are you without your name? Wondering about this is the inner path. Turning inward, towards our own personal mystery leads back to the Mysterious Source of Everything, sometimes called the… Read more »
After working for four years as a physical therapist assistant, Meridian Massage Institute graduate Paula Begel was doing a lot of hands-on work. “Patients started telling me that they were getting much better results when massage was added to their physical therapy,” Paula said. “It was then that I decided to go to school for… Read more »
Points to relieve sinus pain Apply gentle yet firm pressure to each of these points to relieve sinus pain due to sinus pain from sinusitis and sinus congestion. The four points shown on the diagram are located on both sides of the face. In total, you will contact eight acupressure points. With the person lying… Read more »
I absolutely love that I can teach my classes basically anywhere. I love to travel too, so I figured why not teach and travel? Introducing the MMI Teach and Travel Sponsorship Program! If you have a group of interested students, I would absolutely love to come to your area to teach MMI classes. We can… Read more »
Qi (“chee”) is our Life Force, or energy. Gong means “skill”. Qi Gong is a practice of developing sensitivity to Qi and building an ability to manage or use Qi. The practice comes from China where it was developed thousands of years ago. Qi Gong exercises are part of Chinese Medicine and can be used… Read more »
Qi (“chee”) is not a western term. It comes from a culture vastly different than European based cultures. Although cultures differ, people everywhere in the world wonder about the same things: Why are we here? Where did we come from? What is life? What is death? Chinese culture offers us the answer or concept of… Read more »
With more than 20 years experience as an educator and practitioner in the healing arts, Lenore Anderson is a true believer in hands-on healing. A graduate of The Massage School in Easthampton, Mass., Lenore believes that our spirit bodies strive for balance and harmony, which is why her profession has been an ongoing journey of… Read more »
Just like a cup of coffee, the form sustains the formless.
Emotional “imbalance” is often the result of our attempt to block the expression of an emotion that we do not like, or to hold onto an emotion that pleases us.