Wellness

From food and healthy recipes to fitness exercises and research studies, the AHWC blog offers expert health and wellness advice.

Cupping: Ancient Wellness in Contemporary Practice

The art of cupping is an ancient physical health practice that has historical traces on nearly every continent of the world (except Antarctica). Cupping uses a device to create a vacuum that lifts the skin, creating space between muscles, skin, fascia, etc. The cups are commonly made of glass or plastic, but can be made…

A Mother’s Wisdom

One of our practitioners, Dr. Margaret Eagan, has shared this guest blog with us regarding the wisdom she learned from her mother, and how that influences her approach to health care and her patients here at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center. I love practicing medicine, and being part of the medical faculty at…

What’s Tuina?

What is “Tuina”? This classical Chinese method of external therapy (pronounced “twee-nah”) is a favorite of our new massage therapist, Cristóbal Roberto, LMT. In this video, he explains his approach to bodywork, which includes Tuina, as well as some of his inspirations. Cris is new to the center and now accepting new clients! Ready for…

3 easy ways women can improve health with purposeful rest

  If you work out much at all, you’ve heard about rest days and likely ignored or abused them. Rest days are those with a light workout, some relaxation techniques, or maybe some active recovery movements meant to improve form or range of motion. Here are a few activities you can work into your daily…

Shopping with Intention – Part 2

Read the first half of this article: Shopping with Intention You have bags of groceries after returning from the store and start to think of what meals you can make from this purchase. Perhaps there is a recipe book you refer to, or if you are a week planner, maybe a meal plan has been…

3 Reasons Sports Massage is for EVERYONE, Not Just Athletes

March is all about moving smarter, not harder, and one of the best ways to move smarter is to take care of your body with regular massage treatments. Think you’re too busy? Try sports massage! Despite its “athletic” sounding name, you don’t have to be Tom Brady to enjoy the benefits of sports massage—not even…

Wellbeing 360: Practical Mindfulness for Stress

Practical Mindfulness for Stress: Taming “March Madness” Feeling the full-court press and stress that springtime can bring? Join Dr. Liz Chamberlain for this interactive 45-minute Wellbeing 360 workshop to learn research-based strategies to tame the “March Madness” before a stress tipoff (or a bracket bust)! In this engaging workshop, you’ll learn: Why and how stress…

Shopping with Intention

  Arriving at the grocery store, you observe that the parking lot is full to capacity. The store’s sign in white and yellow lettering already gives you anxiety about stepping through the automatic doors. Before you even start shopping for tonight’s dinner, you can feel your heart starting to race and a surge of anxiousness.…

Wellbeing 360: Heart Health and Healing

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM (MST) We are not just our physical bodies. We are also made up of our emotional, mental and social selves all of which arise from our spiritual being. This event combines all four areas of our being and will provide you with simple takeaways to…

Practical Mindfulness:  Untangle Stress with LOVE

Feeling stressed? Tied up in knots? After the holidays have passed and we settle into our new resolutions and regular demands of our lives and our work, suddenly the stress feels big again. How can we get everything on our to-do lists done and manage the stress? The answer may seem counterintuitive or selfish, but…

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