In Person Yoga is Back!
We are so excited to see your faces! Yoga classes are going to be resuming in person on Saturday, April 17th! Click on the link below for details, and check back soon for more information on our safety measures. MORE INFORMATION
We’ve added Shiatsu and Hot Stone Massage!
Looking for a new way to relax and rejuvenate? Shiatsu Shiatsu therapy is a Japanese form of bodywork that brings the whole body into balance. “Shiatsu” means “finger pressure,” and pressure is one of the main techniques this modality uses. Additionally, it involves kneading, tapping, and stretching. Shiatsu is based on Traditional Chinese Medicine, like […]
Health Benefits of Being Outside
With the days getting shorter and the weather turning colder, it can be difficult to find the motivation or time to get outside. Even thinking about the numerous layers of clothing required for a short walk outside in the frigid temperatures can be daunting. However, taking a winter walk or even just spending time outside […]
Yoga for First Responders
A first responder is an individual who is the first to respond when there is a crisis, accident, emergency, or — most recently — a pandemic. Professions that are categorized as first responders can include: Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs), medical workers, paramedics, firefighters, school resource officers, and police officers. During the COVID-19 pandemic, first responders have […]
In-person office visits: What you should know
At OIC, we are looking forward to being able to see our clients, patients, and colleagues in person once again. It has been a long time, and we miss the experience of being face-to-face and in the same room, sharing space and energy with each other. However, as health care providers, we are also cognizant […]
What you’re feeling might be burnout — here’s what you can do about it
I’m seeing a growing trend in therapy sessions lately. A number of my clients are reporting feeling exhausted, unmotivated, apathetic, unproductive, and have become harshly judgmental of their actions (or inaction) and their feelings. “Sounds like burnout,” I tell them. “What’s burnout?” is the most common response. The second most common response has been, “I […]
Inviting in a Mindful Eating Practice
Think back to the last meal you ate: Can you describe it? Did you enjoy your food, or quickly finish the meal to return to your day? Without judging, take a moment to reflect on your personal approach to mealtimes. Multiple factors can influence sub-optimal mealtime experiences: distractions from family members, feeling bored, experiencing repetitive […]
How Yoga Helps with Trauma
The word “trauma” comes from the Greek word meaning “wound.” When we think of trauma, we often think of a horrific event such as abuse, PTSD, or a car accident. The truth is that there are many different types of trauma and various treatments offered to heal from it. What is trauma? The definition of […]
Responding to Anxiety with Collective Support
Anxiety has come to our communities in a big way recently, with the onset of community spread of COVID-19. We are no longer just responding to our personal anxious thoughts, emotions, or somatic experiences; we are also reckoning with themes of uncertainty and overwhelm in parallel processes — our own experience and those of the […]
Easing your Zoom burnout
In the wake of COVID-19, many of us have turned to alternate ways of communicating and conducting business. Zoom is a widely popular platform, and boy are we grateful! For many of us, Zoom is how we are teaching, connecting, and maintaining our work obligations! Moving forward, many of us may continue to work from […]
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