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Elizabeth Wants You To FEEL Bliss Better

By Elizabeth Halliday-Reynolds Many people get started in massage by getting the traditional Swedish massage.  This massage is a perfect combination of positive touch with a gentle approach to relaxing the muscles.  Within 5 years of my practice, I started incorporating other techniques into the massage experience. I noticed that we all come with different types of pain and disfunction based on what life is presenting us. The Integrative massage is a blending of techniques so that I can offer "a perfect for you" massage. I have also noticed over my 14 years in practice that people seek out specific specializations and like to use bodywork as a way to find internal connection and oneness. I love combining energy work and...

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Ayurveda Seasonal Wellness Series: Spring

[button link-"https://app.secure-booker.com/Mobile/Bliss?IsClass=1&TreatmentID=2397824&Date=04082017" size="medium" align="center"] - Register Online - [/button] Saturday, April 8th 1 - 3pm $30 Ayurveda, Sanskrit for the "science of life", is India's 5,000 year old medical system. It is commonly referred to as Yoga's sister science, as both are rooted in the ancient Vedic tradition. Yoga teaches us how to balance our mind, while Ayurveda teaches us how to balance our body through the use of food, herbs, and living in harmony with nature. The latter is most important during times of seasonal transition when we must modify our diet, lifestyle, and even our Yoga practice to adapt to the changes happening around us. In this 2-hour workshop, we will review the foundations of Ayurveda and the tri-dosha approach. We will...

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Following A detoxification Protocol? Try This Delicious Tri-Doshic Recipe

Ktchadi is a classic meal for those following an ayurvedic detoxification protocol. Even if you are not "detoxing", Ktchadi is a delicious Tri-Doshic (good for anyone) Recipe. Ingredients 4 Cups of green or yellow mung dal (whole or split) 3 cups of white basmati rice 2-3 inches of fresh ginger, peeled 4 tblsp of fresh shredded unsweetened coconut 2 handfuls of fresh cilantro leaves 4 tblsp of ghee (clarified butter) 1 heaping tblsp of fennel seeds (crushed) 1 heaping tblsp of coriander seeds (crushed) 1 heaping tblsp of cuman seeds (crushed) 1 tsp of mustard seeds 2 heaping tblsp of cardomon powser (or 10 pods) Salt to taste 1 tsp black pepper 1-2 tsp of turmeric 3 bay leaves 1/8 cup of lime juice Wash and then soak mung dal overnight. Wash again in the morning. Wash...

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