Although sunrise isn't technically until 7:25 this morning in Burlington, NC I promptly arrived in the yoga studio this morning at 6:00 am for the first day of my personal "sunrise" yoga practice. I've practiced yoga for years, at times regularly, at times....not so much. Today is the day that I've formally recommitted myself to my personal practice. As a massage therapist I always recommend yoga because it's one of the many forms of self-care there is. When I do yoga (or.
Massage Cupping is a variation of the ancient healing technique known as Baguanfa. The practice of Baguanfa has been found in stone carvings and drawings and is documented in the Ebers Papyrus, one of the oldest medical textbooks in the world. This therapy began with the use of a hollowed animal horn as a means of creating negative pressure over areas requiring treatment and evolved into the use of bamboo, ceramic, glass and rubber cups. There are many forms of cupping incl