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Motivation for Movement By: Megan Piersol, DPT Exercising can be a hard thing for some people to get motivated to do. I did some research on some motivational quotes to hopefully help those of you struggling to find inspiration to get moving. I tried to keep them related more to the mind, body, and therapeutic benefits of exercise since it is what I tend to preach daily to my patients. “For me, exercise is more than just physical – it’s therapeutic.” – Mic...
Posted on 2019-04-26
Balancing Vacation and Your Exercise Routine By: Megan Piersol, DPT. Vacations can be a very stressful time, but also a very relaxing time. Often the stress comes from actually taking time off work, feeling somewhat guilty for doing so, and also the stress of trying to fit in your exercise. Why can’t vacation also equal exercise? Let’s face it, you actually might have more time to fit in an exercise routine on vacation than you do when you go back to your rigid personal and work ...
Posted on 2019-03-25
What Is Thai Massage?. By: Christa Sperry RMP, RYT-200. Thai Massage (also referred to as Thai Yoga Massage in the west, and traditionally as nuat phaen boran in Thai) is an over 2,500-year-old dynamic bodywork therapy combining elements of Ayurveda, assisted yoga postures, acupressure, massage, mindfulness, breathwork, and metta (the Buddhist idea of loving kindness). The story goes that the renowned yogi and physician to the Buddha himself, Jivaka Kumarbhaccha, traveled to Southeast Asia a...
Posted on 2018-12-26
Brain Smarts By: Megan Piersol, DPT   There are many ways that you can help keep your brain healthy with just daily activities. When you start doing the same thing over and over again, the brain turns to auto-pilot and tends to not have to stay sharp or work as hard. Ever drive home and realize that you weren’t paying attention and just went through all the motions? That’s your brain on auto pilot. Your brain needs “change ups” to help keep it working better and...
Posted on 2018-12-05
9 Things To Stop To Save Yourself Time, Stress, and Create A Healthy Mind and Body By: Megan Piersol, DPT   Why 9? I chose 9 as a sort of inside shout out to my brother and as a challenge to myself to think of 9 things I should even stop saying and doing. I am sure there are more than nine things we should stop tormenting ourselves over, but I will keep this short to not overload the brain. Keeping that thought in mind, I will take time to cover three at a time. I want you to think...
Posted on 2018-08-29
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