Mindfulness INVIVO Milwaukee TIna Romenesko

Meditating in India

Below is an excerpt from Tina’s November 3rd ‘Happy Diwali!’ blog post about her experience meditating in the Vasishta Cave in India. Our driver pulls off along the side of the road and motions toward…

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meditation in yoga

Soften your face…

Did it work? Did you relax your face when you read the title to this post? Oftentimes when I teach, I observe some fierce (and I mean, fierce!) yoga expressions. Thankfully, I am not intimidated!…

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INVIVO Milwaukee nutrition Dr. Axtell naturopath

A Healthy Gut Makes a Healthy You

As a naturopathic doctor, I talk a lot about poop. The status of your bowel movements reveals a lot about the status of your overall health. In fact, according to the International Institute of Nutrition…

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Wellness in Milwaukee

Be Well Aware of the Seven Dimensions

What comes to mind when you hear the word wellness? Most people think about our physical health, such as exercise and nutrition. However, wellness is much more than just the physical dimension. Through my experience…

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Regular exercise advice

How regular aerobic exercise will make you happy

First of all let’s address aerobic exercise. Aerobic exercise is physical exertion performed within the aerobic heart-rate training zone (70-80% Maximum Heart Rate). Exercise zones are generally determined by using the formula (220-age)*(Zone). For example,…

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Yin Yoga at Invivo in Milwaukee

Visualization in Yin Yoga

Of the many types of yoga I’ve practiced, Yin is my favorite. Yin yoga is a deep, restorative practice in which the connective tissues of the body are stretched and lengthened while holding poses for…

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Mindfulness INVIVO Milwaukee TIna Romenesko

Mudra Schmoodra

How Hand Gestures can Increase Awareness, Breath, and Alignment in Yoga & Meditation I will always remember the first time I was introduced to the science of mudra (pronounced moo-dra). I was two days into…

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Natural and holistic health in Milwaukee

What is a Naturopathic Doctor?

Naturopathic doctors (NDs) are trained as primary care doctors with a focus on restoring health and preventing disease. They look at you as a whole person, not as an illness. Naturopathic doctors understand that the…

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Thai Yoga Massage with Luk Pra Kob herbs

Luk Pra Kob…What?

Thailand has a long history of herbal medicine. Thai herbal compress applications follow the basis of all Thai medicine, the relief of stagnation in the Sen lines, or the energy lines of the body. Health…

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