Lymphatic care for the breasts & chest

By | 2018-04-24T17:08:05+00:00 March 29th, 2018|Categories: Therapies|Tags: , , , |

Lymphatic breast massage is a nurturing way to enhance breast wellness and did you know that a session can be done over the sheets or directly on the skin? We hold a great deal of physical tension, emotional stress and personal history in our breasts, but we often overlook the fact that our breasts are ...

Synergy with voice therapy in an integrated health clinic

By | 2017-12-22T22:36:09+00:00 November 17th, 2016|Categories: Therapies|Tags: , , |

Voice therapy within an integrated health clinic setting works together with a variety of modalities to support health and wellness. A Synergistic approach to healthcare is one of the special attributes of Empower Health. Synergy is the creation of a whole that is greater than the simple sum of its parts. The term synergy comes ...

Massage Therapy FAQs Part 1: The Amazing Benefits!

By | 2016-08-24T15:22:24+00:00 August 16th, 2016|Categories: Health Education, Therapies|Tags: , , |

From simple relaxation to critical injury rehabilitation and everything in between, Massage Therapy is a powerful, proven method for helping people return to or maintain a healthy active life! Hi! I'm Tricia Lovegrove, a member of the Hands on Therapy team at Empower Health and I've been practicing Massage Therapy since 1998, treating over 5000 ...

Zumba Fitness hits the Drive!

By | 2017-12-23T10:40:39+00:00 August 3rd, 2016|Categories: Classes & Groups|Tags: , , |

Zumba Fitness Classes on Commercial Drive, East Vancouver! Dancing is the most fun way to move your body. Even those who claim that they cannot dance find themselves tapping their toes or bouncing their heads to the beats and even shaking it off in the privacy of their own living rooms. Everybody loves a dance ...

Yoga Nidra: A guided meditation.

By | 2017-12-23T10:44:21+00:00 May 26th, 2016|Categories: Classes & Groups, Community Partners|Tags: |

Yoga Nidra - A guided meditation Imagine a lying down meditation practice that brings about a deep level of rest that is at the same time pleasurable, rejuvenating and healing. Welcome to Yoga Nidra. I’ve found over the years that guided relaxation that includes breath work is one of the best overall practices available for ...

Creating Healthy & Happy Workplaces – Paola Ardiles

By | 2017-12-23T10:48:30+00:00 May 2nd, 2016|Categories: Special Events|Tags: , |

“We don’t have the answers, but we can collectively find the solutions,” … begins Paola Ardiles, social innovator, local visionary and founder of Bridge for Health, in her talk at Empower Health Clinic.  Paola’s credentials are long, and she is well known for her involvement in public health in this province.  She is also a ...

Stress – A 21st Century Epidemic (Dr. David Wang)

By | 2017-12-23T11:02:50+00:00 April 1st, 2016|Categories: Conditions|Tags: , , , |

Stress-related diseases are on the rise, warns Dr. David Wang. Dr. Wang, now considered a respected elder and pioneer in the BC naturopathic community, has helped thousands of patients journey from sickness into health.  Over the years he has experimented with many innovated therapies, but more and more he finds that the fundamentals of good nutrition and a ...

You can’t talk your way out of Anxiety!

By | 2017-12-23T11:06:37+00:00 January 28th, 2016|Categories: Conditions|Tags: , , |

Does this sound like you?   High anxiety.  Too many things to do.  Financial troubles.  Stress of deadlines or family pressures.  Recent accident or surgery.  Sleepless nights. Overly tight muscles or pain.  Think you might have PTSD? It may feel like your concentration is gone, and you can’t sleep. Your chest is tight or your throat feels ...

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 ...

Healing Breath: Moving From Stress to Inner Peace

By | 2017-12-23T11:08:20+00:00 December 23rd, 2015|Categories: Classes & Groups|Tags: , |

“Happy and aligned are those who find their home in the breathing.  To them belongs the inner kingdom of heaven.”   - Jesus from the Aramaic The Christmas Holidays are meant to be a time for connections, reflection and joy, however often this can be a time of elevated anxiety and stress. We move from task to ...