The process of breathing, of the fundamental movement of inspiration and expiration, is one of the greatest miracles of existence. It not only unleashes the energies of life, but it also provides a healing pathway into the deepest recesses of our being. To inhale fully is to fill ourselves with the prana of life, to be inspired. To exhale fully is to empty ourselves to the unknown, to be expired.
Since the founding of mindfulness based stress reduction (MBSR) in 1979, by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, there has been steady acceptance of the importance of stress reduction for health, as well as the need for patients to take on responsibility for tapping into their own deep inner resources for healing and transformation. MBSR programs are now offered…
At Massage Therapy Center Palo Alto,
with touch and healing presence,
we help you discover the spacious
world within, always available to you.
Take some time for tru…
“In order to fully engage the healing potential of movement, it might serve us to cultivate our yearning to move, rather than disciplining ourselves into a rote routine. Discipline can be transformed into devotion. Too many people approach movement and exercise with the attitude that they must force themselves to do it because it’s theoretically good for them. Discipline implies training that…