Muladhara Chakra Therapy by Dr. Christie

The first of the primary 7 chakras is the Muladhara chakra. In English it is referred to as the root chakra. In Sanskrit, Muladhara is divided into two terms: mula meaning root and adhara meaning the basis or foundation. This chakra is symbolized by four red petals representing the four compass directions of north, south, … Continue reading Muladhara Chakra Therapy by Dr. Christie

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Puruᚣārthas – The Four Aims of Life by Dr. Christie Smirl

In yoga philosophy there are four aims of human life called the Puruᚣārthas.  Puruᚣārtha means an "object of human pursuit". The four puruᚣārthas are Dharma (duties), Artha (prosperity), Kāma (pleasure) and Mokᚣa (liberation). The  Puruᚣārthas are important to evaluate and measure to live a balanced life. If these four aims are looked at like a … Continue reading Puruᚣārthas – The Four Aims of Life by Dr. Christie Smirl

CHAKRAS – Your Subtle Body by Dr. Christie Smirl

Higher levels of health and wellness can be obtained when we realize that we are so much more than just a brain and physical biochemical body. For thousands of years, Ancient scholars and physicians from civilizations across the globe knew about the subtle energy systems and that are integral to our existence and health.

Aroma Therapy for Mental Health by Dr. Christie

Aromatherapy is the ancient practice of using plant oils for physical, emotional, mental and spiritual health. The use of aromatherapy is an ancient health practice traced thousands of years back to Greek, Egyptian, Chinese, Persian and Indian cultures.  The mechanism of action takes only 8 molecules of aromatic substance to trigger the sense of smell … Continue reading Aroma Therapy for Mental Health by Dr. Christie