As part of my training in the Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy®, we were taught about the amazing benefits of castor oil used on the belly in order to promote circulation and soften the tissues in the lower abdomen. When appropriate, I have been using castor oil packs in the office prior to the massage session. I simply cover the belly with lots of castor oil (from my oil warmer-pictured below-this helps make the oil less sticky and easier to work with, but is unnecessary for at home use).
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Hello lovely readers!
I spent this past week learning a beautiful abdominal massage therapy technique know as, Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy®.
When these massage techniques are applied, they guide the internal abdominal organs back into their proper position. The techniques work by relieving congestion and blockages in order to improve flow in the circulatory, lymphatic and nervous systems. This results in improved organ function and therefore improved gynecological, digestive and urinary health.
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I recently took a course through Steamy Chick with the lovely acupuncturist/herbalist that works with the company. She had all sorts of wisdom to share in terms of how women can take care of themselves, particularly during their ‘moon time’ (when they’re menstruating). One of my favorite practices offered in the course was making and consuming ‘Moon Juk.’ It’s super easy to make, tastes amazing, is and extremely nourishing for a women to consume during their period.
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