Archives for relaxation

Wild Orange Essential Oil

Aromatherapy Special For the whole month of January any shamanic healing or massage appointment includes a free aromatherapy add-on featuring Wild Orange essential oil and take-home jar of bath salts (Wild Thing: Wild Orange & Vanilla) hand-made with love by Dimitra where my studio space is on the avenue. This is an exclusive free add-on aromatherapy service to any wellness service at dimitraYOGA. Each month a new oil and take home essential oil experience will rotate. To take advantage of this exciting new wellness program, I encourage you to purchase a 5 or 10 pack of the healing modality you
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Blessing of Light

B L E S S I N G    O F   L I G H T Are you feeling a little burned out this holiday season? Try this easy technique to recharge your inner light. Sit or lay down in a comfortable position. Close your eyes. Take 3-5 slow, deep breaths through the nose. Lay your hands on your chest, allowing your awareness to be filled with the beating of your heart. See a tiny pin-prick of light forming in the center of your chest, that gradually expands to fill your chest. Sense this light being carried through the
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How to use oils when you have a cold or flu

MYTH BUSTER EDITION What you need to know about essential oils, the cold and flu, current scientific research, your health and safety, and anecdotes. Hi Nate! I had a question about essential oils. I have come down with a cold/flu, is there anything safe I can use to boost my immune system? Oils I should avoid? Also, anything I can use to avoid getting sick all the time? It’s a myth. No essential oil can boost your immune system. In fact, many MLM companies and other distributers of essential oils recently received a slap on the back of the hand
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Autumn on the Seashore

Autumn on the Seashore by Nate Metz – The Green Shaman Rehoboth Beach I walk on the beach every morning on my way to the studio. The sun is up, and bright, shining across the water. Even at 55 degrees Fahrenheit, short sleeves suffice with the strong rays from the sun. It is a truly magickal time: autumn on the seashore. Gazing out to the horizon, I can’t help the feeling of awe. The ocean is huge. All of that water seems so vast, more so than the stars above. Maybe it’s because I can actually touch the water. My
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The 4 Surprising Health Benefits of the Beach

Come to the Beach – for good health! by Nate Metz – The Green Shaman Whether you come here on vacation, travel for business, attend our aerial teacher trainings, classes & workshops, or just live here – we can all agree the beach is a pretty awesome place. There are many reasons to love the beach, but we bet you don’t know all of these surprising health benefits from the beach: Negative Ions Negative ions are produced when moving water, wind or radiation break apart air molecules, leaving an oxygen molecule with an extra electron. Because of the constant crashing
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The Science of Breath

The Science of Breath Learn how to breathe properly, and change your life for the better! by Nate Metz The Green Shaman Practicing mindfulness of your breath is perhaps the simplest way to improve your quality of life. Your entire life, you breathe. It’s automatic, every moment of every day. It’s crucial to life. The brain stem monitors oxygen and carbon dioxide levels in the blood, adjusting the depth and duration of each inhale/exhale cycle. But, have you ever considered paying attention to this life function? Why the breath? Mindfulness and exercises of the breath are called pranayama (translated: life-force
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