In today’s fast-paced and stressful world, we rarely take the time we need to relax and let go of tension. As a result, millions of people live their lives with tensed muscles, low energy levels and spiritual voids. Rolfing is a unique kind of therapy that can help release the tensions that drag us down mentally, physically and spiritually. It is a hands-on manipulation that was developed 50 years ago by Dr. Ida Rolf. Rolfing works on the connective tissue to release, realign and balance the whole body. The body’s connective tissue network is known as the myofascial system and
The dark, dreary days of winter are enough to put anybody in a less than perfect mood. For some people however, winter causes a deep and debilitating depression that substantially affects their ability to function. The scientific name for this winter funk is seasonal affective disorder (SAD). While doctors aren’t exactly certain what causes SAD, many believe a disrupted “body clock” — or circadian rhythm — caused by seasonal changes may be to blame. Seasonal affective disorder is a cyclic, seasonal condition. This means that signs and symptoms usually come back and go away at the same times every year.