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2013 Holiday Hours

BodyWorks will be closed for both Therapeutic Services and Retail Store Shopping on Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Therapy Hours: Massages over the holidays are by appointment only but and can be arranged during our normal service hours from 8 AM to 8 PM Monday through Friday; 8 AM to 7 PM on Saturdays, and 9 AM to Read More

Lavender Oil – If You Could Only Choose One

One of the biggest concerns of the elderly is fear of falling.  As we age, we often experience balance instability, physical weakness, and cognitive impairment.  Couple these risk factors with higher use of psychotropic medications, and falling is a real risk. A recent study done in nursing homes in Japan, reveals that when lavender was Read More

Weekend Get Away and Retreat

Join like minded people to relax and rejuvenate.  Time to …. Pause … Rest … Reflect.   Come back renergized and grounded.  This August 16-18; Inn at the Rustic Gate, Big Rapids, MI. Light yoga (beginners and experts alike will enjoy), conscious breathing, meditation on twin hearts, labyrinth walk.  Lot's of play time.  And great, great food! Click Read More

Massage for Chronic Pain

According to the American Pain Association, an estimated 86 million Americans suffer from chronic pain. A recent study in the Archives of Internal Medicine compared traditional Chinese medical acupuncture, therapeutic massage and self-care education for chronic low back pain. The study results showed that therapeutic massage was effective in treating persistent low back pain and Read More

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