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10 Steps to Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer

Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer:  10 Steps Every Woman Should Consider by Dr. Pia Martin DC, CCN, CWC, CHC Last year over 200,000 new cases of invasive breast cancer and 60,000 cases of non-invasive breast cancer were diagnosed.  A woman’s risk of getting breast cancer has jumped from 1 in...

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Healthier Skin in Four Steps

By Sophia Parmenter, Lead Esthetician at Spa Gregorie’s Though spa treatments are both effective and relaxing, not everyone has the time or the money to devote to regular spa sessions.  But no need to worry; you can achieve great skin at home by using quality skin care and remembering...

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The 411 of Heat and Ice for Pain Management

By Lani-Ann Matsunaga, Licensed Massage Therapist at Spa Gregorie’s Del Mar The application of an ice pack reduces the flow of blood to the injured area, which in turn causes a reduction of local inflammation. By helping your body reduce inflammation, there is less pressure on the region, which...

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Girlfriend Time = Healthy Time

They Teach It at Stanford In an evening class at Stanford the last lecture was on the mind-body connection – the relationship between stress and disease. The speaker (head of psychiatry at Stanford) said, among other things, that one of the best things that a man could do for...

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Hair Rejuvenation Recipe

  For stressed out hair, stylist Heidi Bennett of The Salon at Spa Gregorie’s in RSM recommends bringing a little spa and relaxation to your everyday shower with Kerastase’s Forcintense Vita Ciment conditioning treatment. Directions: 1. Light ‘Paper White’ scented Archipelago candle before showering.  It’s fresh like clean laundry...

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A Rumi Poem – The Guest House

The Guest House This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all! Even if they’re a crowd of sorrows, who violently sweep your house empty of its...

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Favorite Yoga Asanas

Massage Therapist Lani-Ann Matsunaga at our Spa Gregorie’s Del Mar location recommends taking part in yoga for achieving a healthy lifestyle.  The benefits of yoga exercise are tremendous, including improved flexibility, more strength, better concentration, improved posture, and better breathing, just to name a few. Lani shares one of her...

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