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It’s a Balance Thang!

By: Jasmine Pickett When you hear the word balance, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Maybe you think about an acrobat or someone walking along a tight rope. Perhaps you think of a scale that’s perfectly even or maybe a fall prevention program. All of these things fall under the category of balance, especially balance in a physical […]

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The Secrets of Stress-Free Self Care

By: Angela Johnston Ryan Heath and Natasha Prybyla, owners of Sloco Massage & Wellness Spa set out to create their wellness centric spa so that San Luis Obispo locals could feel guilt-free about prioritizing self-care. The spa offers massage, facials, waxing, cryotherapy, infrared sauna sessions, foot soaks and even has a retreat space. Their business model emphasizes protection of our local community and education […]

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Summertime Development for Kids in Sports

Parents all over the county ask us, “What should my kids be doing over summer to help them in their sport?” We know practicing fundamental movements will help any young athlete gain confidence in their sport, increase their speed and prevent injury – these movements include: Sprint technique Changing direction Throwing/catching Squatting/hinging Pressing/pulling But before we get into what a […]

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What the HECK Are Adaptogens?

The word “adaptogen” refers to (in herbal medicine) a natural substance considered to help the body adapt to stress and to exert a normalizing effect upon bodily processes. While Chinese medicine and Ayurvedic medicine have been using these substances (specific herbs, roots, tonics) as preventative and treatment approaches for thousands of years, it is generally accepted that the term and […]

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