What Wellness is to Me -Brittany Pastorek RMT

This past September I attended a Can-Fit conference in Toronto and with the many courses I took while there, I had one with Tosca Reno, the well known fitness leader and author of the “Eat Clean” diet series. Her lecture was on the 3 E’s of wellness Eat Clean Exercise Emotional Wellness Eating clean and […]

What is Cupping Therapy?

Cupping therapy has become the latest fad after the Rio Olympics. You may have noticed that many Olympic athletes, including swimmer Michael Phelps and US gymnast Alex Naddour, had some large purple circles on their backs, shoulders and arms. Those marks were the result of cupping. Cupping is a lot like the inverse of massage […]

The Benefits of Massage Therapy for Children

The holistic benefits of massage are not confined to patients of any particular age. In fact, the ancient practice of massage has been shown to improve overall health in people at every stage of life, regardless of their background, age or occupation.  The medical community is increasingly cognizant of the particular ways children may benefit […]

Invest in Rest -The importance of adding rest days to your workout routines.

REST -Repair, Eat, Sleep, Time -It is part of the program and so often overlooked. Especially by those of us who can be pretty extreme and try to fit 3483984 things into our day. Did you know that exercise can have the same affect on the brain as heroine? It’s addicting. The more we do […]

Give the gift of the Senses this holiday season!

We have the perfect gift idea for family and friends with our Essential Oil Gift Baskets!   For the Christmas season we have put together some of our teams favorite essential oils to share with you. The Wellness Box contains 4 essential Oils that will help with everyday aliments at $29.99 Eucalyptus- For the cold […]

Massage Therapy Health Benefits- Don’t leave your health unclaimed for 2016

Survey after survey finds Canadians want more vacation time and better health benefits at work.  While most of us have some extended health coverage, few of us are actually making use of the benefits we have. With job-related stress accounting for an estimated $16 billion in Canada ($300 billion in the United States) and repetitive […]

Why Drink More Water? Top 10 Benefits!

Commit to drinking more water!  There are so many health benefits to drinking water and it’s so easy so free yet so overlooked.  Water makes up about 60% of the body there for you need water to function properly.  We begin to show signs of early dehydration (thirst, dry mouth, fatigue, headache, etc.) as soon […]

Self Massage home care with Yoga Tune Up balls

At Core Elements Registered Massage Therapy we believe that continuing your care at home is just as important as a massage itself.  A little home work is good for everyone:) We sell many therapy products that help with the home care exercises your Core Elements therapist may give you.  YTU (yoga tune up) therapy balls […]

Other Lifestyle Changes that Can Help with Stress Management

Below is information I found on a website that has wonderful suggestions on how to manage and/or reduce your stress. A key component to any stress management program is to incorporate lifestyle changes, not only dietary, but physical and mental/emotional activity as well. Exercise and some form of mental/emotional outlet can significantly reduce the disruptive […]

Massage Benefits for Stress

Continual or excessive stress can lead to problems involving sleep patterns, headaches, digestive issues, high blood pressure, anxiety, muscle tension and aches, sexual dysfunction and weight gain among others. Massage Benefits for Stress Massage is able to relax your muscles by reducing the tension that occurs in them from the stress response.  All muscles hold […]