The Skinn on Sunscreen

Over the last twenty years, the FDA has gained new information based on scientific studies that now show changes need to be made to all sunscreen formulations. Read more about what they found out and how this will impact us all.

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Brooke Bateman
The Breakdown on Sunscreen

The U.S. FDA has approved both physical/mineral and chemical sunscreen active ingredients, deeming them safe and effective, until earlier this year. First, let’s learn about the two main types of sunscreen.

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Brooke Bateman
All about the acid mantle

Many commercial cleansers and bar soaps are highly alkaline.These typically give you that squeaky clean feeling which is associated with optimal cleanliness however it is the removal of the acid mantle that you're feeling as the soap has stripped the protective barrier away.

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Brooke Bateman
August Promotions

We've come up with some fun promos for the month of August below! All promotions are valid through August and then we'll be switching gears to get ready for some fun fall specials and back at school promotions. Stay tuned for more on that later....

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Brooke Bateman
Mother's Day Contest

So this Mother's Day I want to hold a little contest.


I want to give away a series of gift certificates and the only thing I ask in return is for you to shout it to the mountains: WHY DO YOU LOVE YOUR MOM

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Brooke Bateman
EVENT: Gong Meditation

Sound is a potent, powerful energy that can express love and concern (the gentle hum your mother used to lull you to sleep), or cause great pain and destruction (car horns honking). Human consciousness has begun to accept the possibility that we live in an energetic world where the powerful vibrations made by music, positive thoughts, and words of love and harmony produce peace and beauty while vibrations lacking this positive energy produce distortion.

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A BEAUTIFUL SHARE : gEM Yoga

I am not going to tell you that the first class is where all of my emotional troubles were soothed, or that I saw the light and it transformed me forever. But I remember that I felt the warm flicker of a flame ignite in me, so much so that I never stopped unrolling my mat and doing the hard work of sitting with myself, observing and accepting my breath, body, emotions, and thoughts.

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SHAMANIC HEALING SESSIONS

Work together to clear imprints in the energy field that can manifest mentally, physically, spiritually and emotionally. Rick will create sacred space to allow spirit to engage in healing. Healing can be dramatic and instantaneous. Disruptions in our physical and emotional health can be traced back to imbalances on an energetic level. Each person is unique and will experience different results from Shamanic Energy Healing. Examples of different types of healing that may occur are: Illumination, Soul / Destiny Retrieval, Extractions, Divination, Chakra / Energy Balancing, Psychopomp
"Stay open to possibility and the spirit world will conspire on your behalf for your good. All you have to do is ask."

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Spring Energy Cleaning

As a child, I am sure I was many things but one thing that stood out a lot was how awkward I felt - frequently.   There were times people mistook me as a boy due to my short haircut and my dominantly direct nature which was deemed as masculine. I remember sometime after college at a gathering ……

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