What is Kundalini Yoga?

Kundalini Yoga is named as the Yoga of Awareness. It’s a beautiful style of yoga that is designed to expand one’s awareness through posture, sound, breathwork, meditation, and relaxation. Kundalini…

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Happy New Year!

Hello again, dear friends. We’re glad to see you on this side of 2020. Since we reopened in our new location this October, business has been great! We have all of…

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Influenza & Corona Virus- Herbal Remedies to the Rescue

Herbal remedies for respiratory viruses and tips to keep healthy during flu season.

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Of Course Your Body is Weird- You Should Still Get a Massage

Hey friends, Breanna Kinman here. As massage therapists, we hear from people who want massage all the time, but say they’re too self-conscious. Here’s my rebuttal to the most common…

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Winter Solstice, New Year’s Resolutions, and Manifesting with the Moon

Winter Solstice, the shortest and darkest day of the year, is on December 21st. On this dark day, observed by people all over the world, we celebrate light. We remind…

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Can I Offer You a Radish? (How I Cut Sugar Successfully)

  Hello, my name is Breanna, and I am a recovering sugar addict. Alright, there are no AA-like meetings for sugar addicts as far as I know, but I was…

We Went to Asheville to Learn Fire Cupping and Gua Sha!

As massage therapists, we’re always looking to improve our craft and add new tools to our bodywork tool belts. We’re always looking for new and interesting ways to help you…

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Guest Blog: ANAMCHARA ASTROLOGY

Hey y’all! My name is Nate and I’m a traditional astrologer and spiritual director here in Lexington, and I’m also the organizer of the Bluegrass Astrology Meetup. Charley has invited…

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Plant Communication Circle – Starting March 2018

Whether you’re a gardener, an herbalist, interested in making your own tonics, self care products, or simply just to strengthen your spiritual connection with plants, this circle will provide you…

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New Massage Therapist! Meet Brandon Caudill, LMT

We are so happy to announce the arrival of our new team member, Brandon Caudill. Brandon is a licensed massage therapist and also practices energy work and leads guided meditations.…

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Walk WITH your feet, not ON your feet

Do you ever look at a cheetah and think, “Man, I hope that little guy doesn’t hurt himself, running without the proper shoes.” Of course you don’t, because you’re not…

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How to Survive the Holidays: A Guide for Introverts

So you’ve made it through Thanksgiving. For an introvert, no easy feat. It was loud. It was messy. It was sensory overload! Aunt Gertrude told the same story for the millionth…

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The Psychology of Folding Your Pants

What do you do with your clothes when you take them off to get bodywork? The answer may say a lot about your personality. Or it might not. We’re massage…

New: Acupuncture in house!

We’re excited to announce the newest addition to our healing team. Bluegrass Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine is now located at White Willow! Holly Christiansen, board-certified and licensed acupuncturist, is available on Tuesdays,…

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Charley’s Summer Salsa Recipe

One of the best things about summer is the abundance of fresh veggies and herbs. When it’s too hot to cook in the kitchen, try this salsa for something fresh…

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Crafty Night at White Willow

We had our first craft night last month and it was a blast! If you missed it, don’t fret, we’re doing it again this month. Until then, you’ll have to make due with…

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Journey of a Frantic Girl: Meditation

Several months ago I wrote a blog post titled On Being Present: Struggles of a Frantic Girl. Since then, as promised, I’ve continued to walk to work, which takes me…

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Breanna Sees The Grandest of Canyons

Last month, my husband and I decided we wanted to see the Grand Canyon. This was a little bit fueled by the fact that two of the characters in my…

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Charley’s Winter Salad Recipe

This salad is great for when you need some fresh seasonal fruits and veggies in your diet.  I recently made the best salad in the world! Okay, I’ve got to…

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Let Your Cares Float Away…

Have you ever felt like your daily stresses are actually weighing you down? What if I told you that there is a therapy out there that can and will dissolve…

Charley’s Winter Salad Recipe

Feb 1, 2016

This salad is great for when you need some fresh seasonal fruits and veggies in your diet.  I recently made the best salad in the world! Okay, I’ve got to give a little credit to my brother, Brandon the chef, who gave me the idea of using seasonal produce rather…

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Let Your Cares Float Away…

Jan 27, 2016

Have you ever felt like your daily stresses are actually weighing you down? What if I told you that there is a therapy out there that can and will dissolve your stress so deeply that you feel like a brand new person afterwards? Well, it exists, and it is called Sensory…

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Beat the Winter Blues!

Dec 9, 2015

So far, December in the bluegrass has been mostly warm and sunny. Soon, however, the clouds and cold will move in. Seasonal depression is not uncommon at this time of year. Many people experience mild winter blues, while others feel like they can hardly get out of bed.   This year,…

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Massage Therapy for Cancer Patients

Nov 10, 2015

To say that cancer is hard on the patients and their families would be an incredible understatement. A terrifying disease whose treatment can be even more brutal than the disease itself, just hearing the diagnosis can leave devastating impacts on a person’s mental health and wellness. Physically, cancer and chemotherapy wreaks havoc on…

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On Being Present: Struggles of a Frantic Girl

Oct 29, 2015

It’s hard to believe that it has been nearly four months since the official opening of White Willow! It’s been great. Now, at the end of October, I’ve hit a good routine. I feel settled into my treatment room and happy in our office. It’s all perfect, really. A couple of weeks…

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Self care: Preventing A Breakdown

Oct 15, 2015

Image source: Society for Psychotherapy Do you ever have those days where you feel like all you do is run, run, run and still feel like you’re behind? Maybe you skip lunch one day or only get a few hours of sleep another day. Or maybe you don’t realize that you…

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Massage Therapy for Multiple Sclerosis

Oct 10, 2015

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease that is currently incurable, but treatable. The symptoms range from mild to severe, coming and going, while never going away for good. Like any chronic disease or syndrome, it can be hard to cope with the constant pain, fatigue, and variety of other…

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Spotlight: Charley Caudill, Licensed Massage Therapist and Professional Birth Doula

Oct 2, 2015

When is your birthday? December 28th, right in between Christmas and the New Year.  Where are you from?  I’ve lived in Lexington for a while, but I’m originally from Viper, a small town in southeastern Kentucky.  What is your favorite massage modality to practice? I’m especially drawn to the subtle…

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Spotlight: Breanna Kinman, Licensed Massage Therapist

Sep 24, 2015

When is your birthday? My birthday is September 25th, which is just in a few days as a write this. My husband’s is, oddly enough, the 26th. This year we’re going out of town for a weekend trip.  Where are you from? I’ve lived in Lexington since I was 3,…

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