Pesticides and Detox

I was recently researching the level of toxic chemicals I am transmitting to my second-born through breast milk and I was happy to know not as much as I detoxed over to my first-born 12 years ago (ugh). Some of the information out there from scientific journals and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention…

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Filet Mignon AKA the Psoas

Several people have commented on the photo of the psoas muscle in our last newsletter. It is quite an impressive muscle, the thickest muscle in our bodies and the only muscle that connects our thighs to our trunk. It originates from the front of the lumbar and last thoracic vertebra (transverse process of T12-L5 and…

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Become part of a Village

This week’s blog is a little different, over the last month I’ve been introduced and incorporated into “villages.” These are wonderful communities popping up all over DC to help members with a variety of things from giving rides to recommending a plumber. I’ve always enjoyed being a part of the Elements community and seeing the…

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What is good posture?

This has been debated for centuries… Posture is how we hold ourselves up against gravity whether standing, sitting or laying down. We want to maintain an elongated spine without stress or tension; this requires that our bodies be efficiently aligned and balance. You may notice as you stand at a museum or sit at your…

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