Kangen water is “electrolyzed-reduced and hydrogen-enriched water” created from a machine manufactured by Enagic International, a Japan-based company. According to the company’s website, they have been “the leading manufacturer of alkaline ionizers and water filtration machines in the world” for over four decades.
Massey asserts, “Anyone who comes to the center will find a dedicated staff of caring practitioners. We individually and collectively strive to educate and empower our patients to find the answers they need to optimize their health potential. For those currently in a health crisis, or for those who just want maintenance care, we have a wide variety of tools to help you accomplish your health goals.”
Upstate Natural Awakenings would like to introduce you to a couple of their star boarders. We will repeat this feature in each of our quarterly pet issues which run in March, June, September and December. You can also go on to the PAWS website to view other pets who are waiting for that special person to love.
The MBSR program at Greenville Center for Mindfulness is an 8-week program that meets for two hours per week. One day is given over to a retreat that usually includes a walking meditation. In a walking meditation, participants are encouraged to be mindful of the way their bodies feel, from the rhythm of their breath to the sensation of their feet touching the ground. The program is recommended for people with stress due to work, relationships, or health-related issues.
Chiropractic care, once not taken seriously, has been rising in acceptance as a serious treatment as study after study has found it to change patient outcomes. The conclusion of a study in the Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, undertaken in order to determine the results of chiropractic care—both in time and expense—versus other treatments for back pain, concluded:
Today, Chuck, partners with the Greenville County School System and introduces his entourage of mammals, snakes, reptiles, and amphibians to children in grades Pre-K-8th grade. His presentations focus on the unique characteristics and habitat of the animals as well as the importance of conservation of all species.
If adoption is not an option for you, PAWS is always in need of volunteers and supplies, including canned cat food to prepare for spring kittens, and blankets, towels, canned dog food and peanut butter.
With regards to acupuncture, Berry points out that the process is not just for treating pain. “We often see people with high stress and/or emotional trauma. The world moves so fast that people have come to see stress as normal. This style of acupuncture is helpful because the practitioner gets to tap into pain that’s related to emotional disturbances. Using practices unique to Five Element Acupuncture, the pain is relieved—but the person can also see an emotional improvement.”
“Looking back, my grandmother Della placed me on the path of natural well care at a very early age. Her mother was an herbalist and my grandmother’s approach to wellness was food-based and very simple.” So began the conversation with Tawana Hamby, creator and owner of Good to Go Juice Bar. It is interesting to note that many of our grandparents’ and great-grandparents’ solutions to health were based on using the natural world around us. In some countries, this is still common, but in the U.S., it’s just recently gaining ground again.