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Carrot Almond Salad

From newsletter #3, this recipe is worth reposting! Thanks to fellow holistic health counselor, Michelle Mahlman! A great way to encourage your body to make way for more lighter, immune-boosting foods – less heavy, wintery ones. Spring Recipe: Carrot Almond … Continue reading

A New Way to Eat – with Sound

Another example of the power of sound! Check out this article from Salon.com – How sound changes the way you taste chocolate: http://tinyurl.com/pcdvd2s

Happy Belly Book Launch!

logoLast night I went to a book launch by Ayurvedic practitioner and wellness expert Nadya Andreeva. I found her through a post on MindBodyGreen and was so inspired by her blog, Spinach and Yoga, and her take on healing with … Continue reading

Cymatik! Interactive Sound Event highlights

1015923_477580099014064_506271975_oLast night I went to a fellow sound/music practitioners event, Cymatik. He had set up an amazing interactive installation for people to experience the powerful effects of sound through Cymatics. Congrats Phillip on the successful event! Your browser does not … Continue reading

Thai Massage

thai yoga massae_image-26970024_std1Is there a different between Thai Massage and Thai Yoga Massage? Both of these terms can be used interchangeably, so be sure when you try Thai massage yourself, ask the practitioner’s background — do they have experience with yoga and/or … Continue reading

Entire stream of Black Classical History of Spiritual Jazz

DoctrineCover_thumbCheck out the entire 12 hour stream of “Black Classical History of Spiritual Jazz” from which the Somata Wellness newsletter subscriber mix was derived. It’s way out! http://archive.org/details/BlackClassicalSpiritualJazz19552012    

Fibromyalgia Blogs

Fibro_BUTTERFLYIn doing research for issue 9 of the newsletter, I ran across a couple blogs from some strong, inspiring women living with Fibromyalgia. Check ‘em out: http://chroniclesoffibro.blogspot.com/   — “I seek not to be defined by what I have endured, … Continue reading

Landfill Harmonic

music_and_medicine_by_dasterion-d37m4r2Please help spread the word about this film! Children in Paraguay who would otherwise not be able to afford classical instruments, use some made from trash found in a landfill. The trailer had me tearing up a bit. If the … Continue reading

More on Ragas

music_and_medicine_by_dasterion-d37m4r2In researching which raga to include on the newsletter mix (sign up to receive the next bi-monthly mix, only available to subscribers!), I found some amazing youtube videos of more ragas in the same vein. One could get lost in … Continue reading

Rockaways Benefit, Sat, Dec 8th!

Hurricane Sandy Relief Benefit!   Help me help you help others! Next Saturday, December 8th at Greenhouse Holistic, I’ll be offering 30 minute Shiatsu Massage sessions for $30! All proceeds go to benefit the  Rockaway Action Center. I’ll be there from … Continue reading