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Saturday
12
MAY

Self Care Massage Workshop with Jennifer Waters

10:15
12:15

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Do you ever feel that your abdominal area is just feeling stuck? Congested? Do you suffer from menstrual cramps or wish you could just feel more connected to yourself overall?
Then this could be a perfect beginning or addition to your self-care rituals.

In this introductory class, you will learn the benefits of Arvigo Self-care massage and how to do it. Taking care of oneself is the least selfish thing one can do! If you fall apart, then how can you benefit others?

WHAT IS IT?
The Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy® are founded on an ancient Maya technique of ABDOMINAL MASSAGE. This technique is performed externally by gently guiding and supporting organs back into their optimal position, allowing for improved functioning for optimal health and wellness. Arvigo® Therapy is best known for addressing misalignment or congestion in the reproductive organs of both men and women, as well as many common digestive disorders. The techniques effectively alleviate tissue congestion and organ constriction to improve the vital flows of energy, blood, lymph and nerves in the abdomen. They address and can release emotional and energetic tension from the abdomen. This assists to prevent the progression of chronic disease symptomology while improving the body’s ability to SELF REPAIR AND BALANCE. The Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy® support and enhance health and wellness throughout the life cycle for women, men, and children.

The following are the most common symptoms and conditions that Arvigo® Therapy may help address:

FOR EVERYONE (infancy to elderly)

Digestive disorders (Crohn’s, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease, Gastritis, Constipation, Indigestion, etc.)
Muscular Tension
Urinary System (incontinence, frequent urinary infections, etc.)
Varicose Veins
Fertility Enhancement
Post Surgical (scar tissue, recovery, etc.)
FOR WOMEN

Menstrual disorders (painful/irregular periods)
Pre-conception through postpartum
Discomforts of pregnancy; labor and birth preparation
C-section/hysterectomy surgery recovery
Menopause
Pelvic organ congestion (endometriosis, cysts, fibroids)
Polycystic ovarian syndrome
Chronic bladder/yeast infections
Pelvic organ prolapse
Fee: $25

About Jennifer:
Jennifer Waters, L.Ac., Dipl.Ac knew that she would eventually study Traditional Chinese Medicine while living in Mainland China where frequently locals asked her if she were Chinese? Funny question to a blonde American who regularly made up Chinese words. She later studied at the Oriental Medical Institute of Hawaii Honolulu, HI, a perfect excuse to move to Hawaii. Jennifer’s study of health began in 1986 when she found out through the Macrobiotic community that chewing your food 100 times per bite does not necessarily bring you closer to God. She loved the diet and philosophy however, and has been a fan of excellent nutrition since then. She has been fortunate to study under highly qualified teachers such as Shinge Roshi Sherry Chayat who invited her to babysit her son, stay in Syracuse for awhile and practice Zen Buddhism. That was 1990. Consequently, she had the good fortune to become a student of the Venerable Kyabje Domo Geshe Rinpoche in the Gelugpa lineage of Tibetan Buddhsim. Knowing that she needed to learn as much as she could in order to authentically benefit herself and others, she started an interview column,”Talking with Masters” for Acupuncture Today. She was able to travel to meet and interview experts within their field, all related to TCM. This is how she met her primary acupuncture teacher, Zion Yu. In honor of his teachings, she and the talented Tori DeAngelis authored his compelling memoir, “Welcome The Pain”, published by Balboa Press in 2013. Additional modalities she has adopted include Maya Abdominal Therapy and Light. In 2005, she became a Certified Arvigo Maya Abdominal Therapist under the tutelage of Rosita Arvigo, who represents this Shamanic influenced lineage from Belize. In 2010, when she met Tinka Smith and Wesley Burwell, renown experts in the field of Light. For years, Jennifer traveled with Wes teaching classes to Acupuncturists and other practitioners. She has seen hundreds, if not thousands, of people recover their full health and emotional well-being through these timeless practices of healing and self-care modalities.
When you take a class with Jennifer, you will benefit from the many decades of her studies which have included some of the best teachers available to us today.

www.LifeSourceAcupuncture.com

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O Yoga