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Monthly Archives: October 2015

This Week at Yellow Gazebo: Friday, October 30th, 2015

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Halloween is upon us!!  All of us here at YG wish you safe and happy Halloween. Now let’s do a quick recap of all the posts we shared this past week.

 10 of The Best Yoga Poses for Sleep By Carolyn Gregoire

Sleep deprivation and stress can be a vicious cycle. We often have trouble falling sleep because we’re worried and anxious, and in turn, the fact that we didn’t get enough sleep makes us stressed the next day.  Here are 10 yoga poses that can calm the mind, relieve body tension, and lower stress levels to help provide you a well deserved sleep!

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CoupleSleepingTogetherMindfully-825x496 (1)CoupleSleepingTogetherMindfully-825x496 (1) Lessons Learned From Trends in  Insufficient Sleep Across the United States By Rosie Osmun

How well did you sleep in the past week? If you’re like many Americans, busy schedules, sleep troubles, families, stress and other things may have kept you from getting enough rest at least one or two days, possibly even more. Read on to learn about the implications of lack of sleep, who is most affected, and how to get better rest.
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We carry Vega products at YG, from Vega Protein Smoothies and Vega Protein Energy Bars to Vega One nutritional Shakes, made from real, whole food ingredients. Vega One All-in-One Nutritional Shake has the good stuff you’d choose if you had the time—all in one delicious scoop. Build your busy day on this foundation of plant-based whole food protein, Omega-3s, probiotics, greens, antioxidants, and more. Come in and get one today!!

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Remember that we have lots of great natural health care services here at Yellow Gazebo, including acupuncture, massage therapy, physiotherapy, chiropractic, and naturopathy. And recently we even added facial aesthetics! Click here to book your next appointment.

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This Week at Yellow Gazebo: Friday, October 23, 2015

We carry Spoonk at YG. Spoonk is based on the principles of acupressure and Japanese Shiatsu massage. The mat stimulates specific reflex points throughout the body, releases blocked energy, eases tense muscles, and creates deep mental and physical relaxation. Come in and try one out today!!

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Let’s do a quick recap of all the posts we shared this past week.

8 Tips on Waking Up Without Caffeine  By Richard Lobbenberg

If you’re not a morning person, you probably have some sure-fire ways to get you going each day. And if your routine involves caffeine, you may be interested in learning some ways to avoid that crutch. This video tutorial gives some easy tips on dodging that caffeine need and embracing the day more naturally.

 

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CoupleSleepingTogetherMindfully-825x496 (1)CoupleSleepingTogetherMindfully-825x496 (1)How Mindfulness Improves Sleep By Adam Hoffman

recent survey found that 85 percent of U.S. workers lose sleep due to work-related stress. And if we’re not sleeping well, it’s easier to get derailed at work and elsewhere. A new study suggest that even a small amount of mindfulness meditation can help calm our hyperactive minds and improve our sleep.
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YG is happy to announce the addition of doula services to our roster of care, and what makes this new service so special is that our clinic doula, Dr. Mai Heath., is also a naturopathic doctor! http://goo.gl/jkPwfA
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Remember that we have lots of great natural health care services here at Yellow Gazebo, including acupuncture, massage therapy, physiotherapy, chiropractic, and naturopathy. And recently we even added facial aesthetics! Click here to book your next appointment.

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October Natural Health Newsletter

 

 

This month’s theme: Sleep                                 



 

Introducing Margotte Kaczanowski, MSW RSW

Yellow Gazebo is proud to announce its newest team member, Margotte Kaczanowski. A registered social worker, Margotte is now practising psychotherapy with YG, and will be available Thursday evenings and Sunday mornings. Margotte brings with her over thirty years of experience, and will be available to see individuals, couples, or families.

Meet Margotte here.

 

Podcast: Acupuncture and Sleep

This ancient medicine has been helping people sleep for literally thousands of years. Listen to this short podcast by registered acupuncturist and TCM practitioner Richard Lobbenberg on how acupuncture works, and what it can do to improve your quality of sleep.

 

Have You Used Your Massage Benefits This Year?

It’s that time of year when many of us realize we still have a lot of unused health benefits (most health plans expire on December 31st). Luckily, Yellow Gazebo offers registered massage 7 days a week, and we even offer direct billing so that you don’t have to worry about taking the extra step yourself to get your money back. Not sure how much you have left, or think you might have untapped benefits for other therapies? Stop by and spend ten minutes with one of our admin staff, and we’ll give your insurance company a call for you!

Contact us.

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Yes, We’re 3 Years Old!

Let’s celebrate the great community that we’re building.

In only three years we’ve seen a tremendous outpouring of support from the St. Clair West community, and we just want to say thanks! Check out our Community Support page to find out what exciting project we’re working on right now, and check out our new Objectives video to see how we define our past, our present, and (with great anticipation) our future.

 

Video Interview: Occupational Therapy CBT for Insomnia

Nearly one third of Canadian adults will experience insomnia in any given year, which left unresolved can become a worrisome condition. Treating insomnia with medication is fine for the short term, but a true cure is often best left to natural health care methods. Watch this great video interview with occupational therapist Judith Mendoza about how Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) just might be the drug-free approach that you need.

Watch and learn more.

 

Video Tutorial: 8 Tips on Waking Up Without Caffeine

If you’re not a morning person, you probably have some sure-fire ways to get you going each day. And if your routine involves caffeine, you may be interested in learning some ways to avoid that crutch. This video tutorial gives some easy tips on dodging that caffeine need and embracing the day more naturally.



Relax and enjoy.

 

NEW! Naturopathic Doula Services

Yellow Gazebo is happy to announce the addition of doula services to our roster of care, and what makes this new service so special is that our clinic doula is also a naturopathic doctor! This means not only that your insurance will pay for her care (providing you already have coverage for naturopathic medicine), but that your doula care will be top notch. Check out:

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This week at Yellow Gazebo: Friday, October 9th, 2015

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We just turned 3!!! In only three years we’ve seen a tremendous outpouring of support from the St. Clair West community, and we just want to say thanks! Check out our Community Support page to find out what exciting project we’re working on right now, and check out our new Objectives video to see how we define our past, our present, and (with great anticipation) our future.

5 Tips to Create an Evening Routine for Great Sleep By Dr. Paula Watkins

The first step toward a good night’s sleep is establishing a healthy pre-bedtime routine. This article features tips on how to create an environment that will allow your mind and body to relax and ease into a sleepy state

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CoupleSleepingTogetherMindfully-825x496 (1)CoupleSleepingTogetherMindfully-825x496 (1)5 Sleep Problems Nobody Talks About  By Meghan Rabbitt

There are a handful of problems that can cheat you out of quality slumber, leaving you feeling more exhausted in the morning than you were when you went to bed. Find out what could be going on between your sheets and how to catch more restorative z’s, starting tonight in this article.
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Introducing Margotte Kaczanowski, MSW RSW

Yellow Gazebo is proud to announce its newest team member, Margotte Kaczanowski. A registered social worker, Margotte is now practising psychotherapy with YG, and will be available Thursday evenings and Sunday mornings. Margotte brings with her over thirty years of experience, and will be available to see individuals, couples, or families.
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Remember that we have lots of great natural health care services here at Yellow Gazebo, including acupuncture, massage therapy, physiotherapy, chiropractic, and naturopathy. And recently we even added facial aesthetics! Click here to book your next appointment.

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