Traditionally at Opening Spaces we help clients through hands-on bodywork therapy to get out of pain, feel better, and become more aligned. As many may know, working on the physical, creating balance and confidence in our structure has a positive affect on our psyche as well. These, of course, are beautiful benefits, but what […]
We are energetic beings. We also consist of elements. We are made of a 96% combination of hydrogen (stardust), oxygen, carbon and nitrogen. We also house calcium and phosphorous which, along with the previous, are essential or macro-minerals. In addition to these, we also require trace or micro-minerals for regulating body functions and building tissue.
In yoga, we often talk about the ‘felt sense’ of a pose or position—the inner feeling. At first, this inner space is not always familiar to us. We get so used to muscling through, gritting and going, without even realizing how much of ourselves we are leaving behind.
Of course, this applies […]
“In every culture and in every medical tradition before ours, healing was accomplished by moving energy.” — Albert Szent-Gyorgyi (1960)
While it is not well known, our modern medicine came about from a suppression of many therapies that were once mainstream and have now been relegated to the alternative and complementary realm. At the […]
It is no secret that we are many layered creatures that are inherently connected from head to toe, skin to bone. We are in these beautifully creative bodies that are designed to move. We are able to orient ourselves to many things—stimuli—both outside and inside of our physical bodies. In an ideal world, […]
“It is not the brains that matter most, but that which guides them—the character, the heart, generous qualities, progressive ideas.” ~Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821-1881) Russian novelist
We all know about the brain in our head, but scientists are now talking about a second brain in our gut. If you’ve ever had butterflies before an important situation or had […]
“Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.” ~Chief Seattle, 1855
We Are Connected
As many of us know, the earth is electrically charged. The upper atmosphere is positively charged and […]