NEW! Pregnancy Massage, Massage for Women’s Health Care now at Jade River

NEW! Pregnancy Massage, Massage for Women’s Health Care now at Jade River

Please join me in welcoming Jenny Chapleau, LMT to Jade River! Jenny joins us with a specialty in Pregnancy Massage, and massage for women’s health care issues.  Jenny invites you to come to her table to celebrate you…at this time in your life, whatever phase of woman-hood you are in. She offers space for any woman […]

Scrape Away the Pain: The Ancient Art of Gua Sha

Scrape Away the Pain: The Ancient Art of Gua Sha

The Healing Art of Gua Sha Gua Sha is an ancient healing technique of that is gaining widespread attention in recent years for its powerful pain-relieving effect. This manual therapy has a long history of practice in East Asian Medicine dating back thousands of years, and has today become an indispensible treatment tool for Acupuncturists […]

We’re in Portland Magazine’s 2015 Top Doctors!

We’re in Portland Magazine’s 2015 Top Doctors!

Two of our providers, Daivati Bharadvaj, N.D., and Yarley Nystrom, L.M.T. have been featured in Portland Monthly Magazine’s 2015 “Top Doctors” issue!  Dr. Daivati has been recognized as one of Portland’s best Naturopathic Physicians, and Yarley has been recognized as one of Portland’s best Touch Therapists.  Join me in congratulating them! Having worked side-by-side with both […]

Daydreaming About a Good Night Sleep? Reflexology Can Help.

Daydreaming About a Good Night Sleep? Reflexology Can Help.

Our feet and hands reflect amazing maps of the body. There are reflex points that correspond to all systems, organs and the skeleton of the body. Reflexing these areas with small amounts of pressure that include thumb and finger walking techniques, has a profoundly calming effect within the entire body. Stress can manifest in various […]

Massage…It’s Not Just for Relaxation

Massage…It’s Not Just for Relaxation

But– massage IS good for relaxation.  Massage soothes the nervous system and reduces cortisol levels in the body.  Cortisol is a stress hormone that contributes to aging and disease in the body.  Using massage to reduce cortisol levels not only feels great, but is good for your long term health, too. Massage Frees Neuro-Vascular Tissue […]

Making Headway to the End!

Making Headway to the End!

Hard to believe, but we’re now less than two weeks to moving day.  This week, our large sunny movement studio was finally freed from all the Ikea boxes, the appliances lurking in their big boxes, and other assorted what-nots, and the floor refinishing began! Here’s a view of the (empty) room, and a reminder of […]

Middle of Week Three:  We turn the corner from De-struction to Construction

Middle of Week Three: We turn the corner from De-struction to Construction

Hello:  On the job site this morning, and after the crazy whirlwind of Monday’s over-the-top de-struction, it is clear we’ve rounded the first bend, and are now on the path of con-struction! Having been through several large remodels in the past, there’s always a day when you walk through the job and think…”This place will […]

Dr. Daivati shares her views of our new clinic.

Hi all, this is Dr. Daivati here, blogging for the first time in many months!  It’s such a joy to watch the transformation of the new clinic space over the past few weeks.  It’s all happening so quickly!   What started off as a well-used property, is now getting a complete makeover and fresh start. […]

Demolition Begins!

Yesterday, the demolition of our space began, at long-last!  Our contractors started tearing out walls, old bathrooms, carpets and years of accumulated detritus.  Here’s a few pictures… Kent and Mike tearing out old hardware and walls… It’s exciting to be starting!  After a tortuous wait for our building permit (SEVEN weeks!), we are now able […]