Movement & Nutrition
Endorphins play a vital role in maintaining good mental health and stabilizing moods. It promotes changes in the brain, reduces inflammation, and helps with calm and well-being. In addition to the positive mental health benefits, it also improves our physical health and appearance. Guiding Hands Healthcare has World-Class Personal Trainers, Yoga Instructors, Movement Specialists, and Registered Dieticians to help create a mindset and body built to last.
Yoga is an ancient practice that involves physical poses, concentration, and deep breathing. A regular yoga practice can aid with flexibility, endurance, strength, and well-being. Additionally, aside from the physical benefits, one of the most beneficial benefits of Yoga is how it helps people manage stress. Stress can reveal itself in many ways, anxiety attacks, depression, addiction, and more. Because of this, Yoga can be very effective in developing coping skills and reaching a more positive outlook on life.
Guiding Hands Healthcare believes that a regular yoga practice relieves chronic stress patterns; relaxes the mind; centers attention, and sharpens concentration.
Clients commonly have injuries, chronic stressors, and trauma in their shoulders, hips, back, and neck. Kimberly Lou works to make the fascia more flexible by breaking down scar tissue, adhesions, and underlying causes of pain and inflammation through Mind/Body Balance Techniques and Corrective Exercise.
- Repatterning old behaviors / Mind/Body Balance
- Tailored nutrition program to help reduce inflammation
- Assessment Tracking – Analysis of imbalances, chronic stressors, and injuries in the body
- Designed program to determine reconstructive techniques and corrective exercise to lay a solid foundation in the body
Healing Your Relationship with Food
Developing a healthy relationship with food takes conscious effort, but it is possible. This relationship includes relaxed eating as well as practicing balance and versatility in your eating. These principles will let you feel more at peace with food and help you recognize how to stop unhealthy habits.
“Your Goal and your Purpose are two different things. Goals are what you want. Your purpose is what is seeking to emerge through you.” -Kimberly Lou
Sometimes clients are hesitant about setting goals at the beginning of their program. “What’s the use?” they say, “I have the very same goals as last year, and the year before that, and the year before that. The only difference is now, when I set goals, I feel like it’s never going to happen.” Many do not realize that most goals fail because the person setting the goal usually doesn’t have a specific blueprint or plan, or the tools to achieve them.