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 […]

What’s all the buzz about cupping?

What’s all the buzz about cupping?

As many of you know, cupping was featured at the recent Olympic Games in Brazil. What’s the buzz? Why are so many athletes cupping? Cupping is an ancient method, taught in all schools of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine, and in many massage schools. Utilizing either glass cups and a flame to create a vacuum (note, […]

We’re TOPS in Portland Monthly Magazine!

We’re TOPS in Portland Monthly Magazine!

We are happy to announce that 5 of our providers have been honored as “TOP” in their profession in Portland Monthly Magazine’s Top Docs Issue! We are proud of this honor, and that so many of our providers were selected by their peers as exemplifying the best Portland has to offer!  Join us in congratulating: […]

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 […]

Joint Commission Revises Standards to Include Alternative Pain Therapies

Joint Commission Revises Standards to Include Alternative Pain Therapies

A recent announcement made by the Joint Commission on November 12, 2014 has given us reason to pause, reflect, and give thanks for the progress towards Integrative Healthcare in the U.S.   The Joint Commission is a non-profit agency that certifies and accredits over 20,500 healthcare organizations in the U.S. The health care standards which […]

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 […]