The Posture Myth

By | 2017-12-23T10:43:43+00:00 June 17th, 2016|Categories: Conditions|Tags: , |

I am constantly coming across information that supports either active use of muscles or the need for constant stretching, in order to maintain good posture.   The theories seem to make sense:  If you're body isn't in the position you want it to be, why not push or pull it into place?   The issue ...

Making Alternative Healthcare More Affordable

By | 2017-12-23T10:45:15+00:00 May 25th, 2016|Categories: Classes & Groups, Community Partners, Empower Team|Tags: , , , , |

Naturopathic Medicine for 1/2 the price! Our  Integrative Health Assessment Process is already in full swing!  Naturopathic Interns from the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine are completing their clinic competency requirements through Empower Health Clinic, under the direct supervision of licensed naturopathic physician.  You get more heads on your case, additional research and no compromise in quality ...

Empower Health Vancouver MELT Method Class Calendar Now Live!

By | 2017-12-23T11:06:47+00:00 January 4th, 2016|Categories: Classes & Groups|Tags: |

Our 2016 MELT Calendar is now live! We have 3 Intermediate Series planned this year, for February May and October! Intermediate MELT expands on the lower body compression and lower body length sequences, and well as introduces MELT NeuroStrength, which uses neuromuscular reintegration and repatterning techniques to stabilise the core pelvis and shoulder girdle release tension in these areas ...

MELT Method Drop-in Class Schedule

By | 2017-12-23T11:06:59+00:00 January 4th, 2016|Categories: Classes & Groups|Tags: |

More changes to our regular Drop-in Class Schedule! Drop-in's are GREAT ways to keep up your MELT Practice, refine you moves, and even learn new sequences. Reserved only for those who have completed the Beginner Curriculum, and can be tailored to suit your needs and focus. Wednesday drop-ins are now CANCELLED permanently, but never fear, we have ...

Learn to Teach the MELT Method!

By | 2017-12-23T11:07:29+00:00 January 4th, 2016|Categories: Classes & Groups|Tags: , , |

The foundation of MELT professional training is a 21-hour course that examines the latest scientific understanding of the human body as it relates to alignment, stress, chronic pain, and the negative effects associated with aging. Join MELT creator Sue Hitzmann to gain an understanding of the neurofascial system - the interconnectedness of the nervous system and the ...

Using Breathwork as an Amazing Complement to your MELT Method Practice

By | 2017-12-23T11:08:02+00:00 January 4th, 2016|Categories: Classes & Groups|Tags: , |

As you know if you've taken classes or private session in the MELT Method, we talk a lot about the Auto-Pilot, which is intricately connected with the Diaphragm.  We can access this amazing muscle through Breathwork practices. What is the Auto-Pilot? Its the part of the body that: keeps you upright in the face of ...

Start 2016 With a Bang

By | 2017-12-23T11:09:15+00:00 December 11th, 2015|Categories: Empower Team|Tags: , , |

2016 is full of new classes and offers! View the full calendar here.  Monthly "Nervous System Reset" Series:  Taught by Jane Courtney, Resident Trauma Specialist, using techniques in TRE (Tension & Trauma Release Exercises and Somatic Experiencing) Wednesday Evening "Nervous System Reset":  the first 3 Wednesday's of each month Thursday Morning All Women's TRE Healing ...