Post Tagged with: "Washington DC"

Muscle Testing Workshop

Muscle Testing Workshop

June 27, 2017 at 11:26 am

Muscle Testing 101 There are a lot of modalities out there to help diagnose what is going on with your clients. There are lab tests, palpation, imaging, thermography, range of motion, history, gait analysis, and many more. These can, at times, help you to hit the nail on the head […]

 
Seasonal Shifts and the Waters of the Body

Seasonal Shifts and the Waters of the Body

September 1, 2016 at 12:31 pm

by Leah Barr, Clinical Ayurvedic Practitioner Autumn:  Time to Check in  Minding the transition of Summer into Fall is one of the lesser known, but very important things we can do to lay the foundation for our overall health and happiness throughput the year.  The Ayurvedic premise– that our bodies […]

 
The Body Type Spectrum & Why it Matters

The Body Type Spectrum & Why it Matters

May 8, 2016 at 12:06 pm

by Leah Barr, Clinical Ayurvedic Practitioner Remember that 5 minute middle school science lesson— the one where you learned about the three body types: Ectomorph (the slight frame), mesomorph (the moderate frame), and endomorph (the larger, stockier frame)?  While we may be taught a vague notion of different body types […]

 
Q&A with Leah Barr, CAS

Q&A with Leah Barr, CAS

January 10, 2016 at 3:01 pm

What inspired you to study Ayurvedic Medicine? I have always been passionate about the connection between food and health, both physical and mental.  After years of exploration and experimentation, I decided to study Ayurveda because of the potency and specificity of the application of just the right food and medicine […]

 

Q&A with Ashley Greenfield, LMT

October 20, 2015 at 1:31 pm

What inspired you to become a massage therapist? I started with energy work, Reiki, in Quantico.  I met a lot of military families and discovered touch is a key component to healing.  Especially the women who were staying at home taking care of their families needed a hug or touch […]

 
Let off Some Steam

Let off Some Steam

October 8, 2015 at 4:31 pm

  Now is time to get excited. Holy moly, Pekoe has a STEAM SHOWER!! I had been interested in building a sauna or steam room since we moved to Shaw. We had this really shoddy bathroom downstairs where the vanity wasn’t even attached to the wall, the toilet rocked on […]

 

Help Our Friend With Love Triangle

June 16, 2015 at 10:23 pm

Cancer is just about the worst thing in the world. We can say that with confidence. It’s an insidious, creeping, disease that kills people. It’s painful, and treatment is expensive, especially here in the States. We are big fans of Obamacare. We really are. It made it a lot easier […]

 
We Support the Pride Parade. You Should Too.

We Support the Pride Parade. You Should Too.

June 13, 2015 at 1:36 pm

This month marks the Pride Parade in DC and a lot of other cities, both major and minor, and we here at Pekoe happen to be big fans of both the parade and the sentiment. The Pride Parade happens in June for a very good reason. Back in June of […]

 

Help Pekoe Help Disabled Washingtonians

May 16, 2015 at 11:30 pm

It is difficult for the majority of us to imagine life in a wheelchair. Most of us probably think about things like navigating curbs or stairs, or not being able to play basketball, or dance, or turn on the faucet in the tub with our toes. But there are thousands […]

 

Working on Weight at Pekoe

May 16, 2015 at 11:14 pm

“Obesity” is a word that keeps showing up in the news lately, and there are a few things that bother us about all the coverage. Most of the articles seem to take the position that obesity in America is something that just fell from the sky, or that it’s something […]

 
 
 
 
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