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An extremely restricted vegetarian diet, low in fat and high
in antioxidant vitamins. The macrobiotic diet offers a way
to achieve a fuller sense of balance both within ourselves
and with the world around us by synchronizing our eating
habits with the cycles of nature.
(Impulse Magnetic Field)
Following an acupuncture treatment a small magnet is taped
over the treatment point and left for a period of
approximately one week. This provides for a continuous
treatment rather than intermittent and thus more
efficacious. Also used in conjunction with repetitive
movement like tennis elbow and skiers knees.
Manipulation of tissues by rubbing, stroking and kneading
with the hand or an instrument for remedial purposes. There
are many forms of massage available at spas.
Often used as part of a stress-reduction program, this state
of focused attention provides a sense of inner balance and
Mineral Water Bath
Soaking in hot or cool water from thermal springs that
contain mineral salts and gases.
Water from springs and wells, which contain a minimum of
1,000 mgr./l solid components of rare, biologically active
elements or compounds, more than a definite value. Mineral
waters can be cold or hot, but their composition is
Moor / Peat Baths
A natural peat preparation (often imported from Austria),
rich in organic matter, proteins, vitamins and trace
minerals, applied to ease arches and pains. Can also be
applied on a cloth as a pack.
Based on the notion of movement as "stillness in
motion," movement therapists don't go through the
motions, they luxuriate in them. In the words of
world-renowned movement therapist Gabrille Roth "the
fastest way to still the mind is to move the body." The
oldest example of movement therapy is yoga postures, which
combine physical moves, breathing exercises, and meditation
practice. Other modalities include Tai Chi, Pilates, NIA,
Laban Bartenieff fundamentals, Alexander Technique and
Feldenkrais. (Note: Alexander Technique and Feldenkrais
include touch therapy as well.)
The discipline of natural medicine and healing through the
power of nature and all natural substances.
Refers to the Aquarian Age which according to astrological
calculations we entered in February of 1962. It is the
period on this planet that has been predicted to usher in
the Golden Age of love, joy and peace on earth. It requires
our responsibility to live by nature's ways and to evolve
spiritually in order to do our part in bringing this new
world into being.