Auriculotherapy


The ear is a localized reflex system connected to the central nervous system (whereas ear acupuncture focuses on empirical acupoints known for their specific functions. According to the principles of auricular therapy, each area of the ear corresponds to a different anatomical portion of the body. A large number of sites have been identified on … Continue reading Auriculotherapy

Auricular Medicine


Auricular medicine is a highly effective system for analyzing areas of problems, and treating the entire body from the external ear. It originated in China, but has been redeveloped in Europe (primarily France and Germany) over the past 40 years. Prior to that, Egyptians used earrings to treat vision and fertility problems. Through Mediterranean trading … Continue reading Auricular Medicine

Autogenic Training


Restores the balance between the activity of the sympathetic (flight or fight) and the parasympathetic (rest and digest) branches of the autonomic nervous system. This has important health benefits, as the parasympathetic activity promotes digestion and bowel movements, lowers the blood pressure, slows the heart rate, and promotes the functions of the immune system. Autogenic, … Continue reading Autogenic Training

Ayurveda


Literally translated means “the science or knowledge of life,” is the traditional holistic medical system of India. Although Ayurveda is practiced in India as a comprehensive health care system with eight branches, including pediatrics and gynecology, it has only recently become known in the United States. Ayurveda’s premise that mind, body, and spirit are intimately … Continue reading Ayurveda

Bach Flower Remedies


Dr. Edward Bach was a medical consultant, bacteriologist and homeopath who formulated the Bach flower remedies in the 1930s. All the remedies are prepared from wild flowers, shrubs and trees and preserved in graped alcohol. Bach flower remedies deal with the state of mind and the principle that restoring harmony to the mind and body … Continue reading Bach Flower Remedies

Behavioral Therapy


Behavioral Therapy Information provided courtesy of Mary Ann Simonds, MA The field of animal psychology and behavior is the science of studying how animals think, feel and behave. This study has mostly targeted the understanding of either “wild animals” or “pest species” for obvious reasons. However, today with people wanting to understand their own companion … Continue reading Behavioral Therapy

Bioenergetics


Bioenergetics seeks to release the energy in tense or “blocked” areas of the body and alleviate chronic stresses and chronic muscular tensions. Biogenetics therapists study muscular patterns developed through physical expression and muscular tension. Patient treatments include exercises and expressions to help them experience these muscular tensions in addressing repressed emotions, rather than the normal … Continue reading Bioenergetics

Biofeedback


Biofeedback Therapy uses computerized machines to measure and display body functions and states. By monitoring these mental and physical functions through stages of rest and activity, they can be controlled. Biofeedback helps patients improve their health by understanding signals from their own bodies and working consciously to affect change. Generally, biofeedback is used in a … Continue reading Biofeedback

Bioptron Light Therapy


Bioptron Light Therapy can act in a natural way by supporting the regenerative and rebalancing capacities of the body, and therefore helps the body release its own healing potential. Once delivered to the tissues, the light energy promotes the process of bio-stimulation (meaning that it stimulates diverse biological processes in organisms, in a positive manner and … Continue reading Bioptron Light Therapy

Body Logic


Body Logic is a system of bodywork and body understanding developed by Yamuna Zake. It uses the principle of “space making” whereby space is created around joints and locked areas to allow the body to unfold and finds its own balance, enhancing freedom of movement, posture, strength and energy. Benefits/Contraindications See professional for information. Training/Licensing See … Continue reading Body Logic