Getting Older and Stronger

Getting Older and Stronger

Today (December 16) is my birthday.  I'm 45 years old today and wanted to do something at 45 that I couldn't do at 25.  That something is a chin-up without having to use my pull-up assist thingy (or crap my pants in the process).  If you have seen my chin-up journey...

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My 15.5 Pound Head!

My 15.5 Pound Head!

“For every inch of Forward Head Posture, it can increase the weight of the head on the spine by an additional 10 pounds.” -Kapandji, Physiology of Joints, Vol. 3 The image below is an x-ray of my neck. The blue line is where my head is supposed to line up, the red...

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My Approach To Healing

My Approach To Healing

A central philosophy in my practice is to work in partnership with my clients. I'm a facilitator, not a healer. Calling myself a healer implies I have authority over someone else's healing which puts the client in a helpless or victim role.  My goal is to support and...

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Flower Essence Therapy

Flower Essence Therapy

Flower Essence Therapy is a vibrational therapy, not to be confused with aromatherapy or essential oils. While there is no fragrance to the flower essences, a vibrational essence is a liquid that holds the vibrational imprint of a flower.  The essences are...

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Clavicle Position and Neck Pain

Clavicle Position and Neck Pain

Before I started Restorative Exercise™ my clavicles formed a V formation. V formations help boost the efficiency of migrating birds and in aircrafts in military flight missions. However when it comes to clavicles, a V formation negatively affects your neck, shoulders, breathing mechanics, upper body, and core strength. This is how my clavicles were mal-aligned last year (see photo below).

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Margo’s Book Review of Alignment Matters

Margo’s Book Review of Alignment Matters

The following is a review of Katy Bowman's book, Alignment Matters: The First Five Years of Katy Says.  As the title implies it's five years of her blog posts nicely organized into a book. Pros: Everything is indexed in the back of the book, so it's easy to find what...

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How You Get There

How You Get There

I was fortunate enough to write a guest post a couple of years on Katy Bowman's website. I've reposted it here.... A note from Katy: This is the first guest post ever on KatySays, which has allowed me to get some extra family time with the new baby. Each post is...

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Can The Uterus Be Trained To Stay?

Can The Uterus Be Trained To Stay?

One in 10 women misses one to three days of work each month because of debilitating menstrual cramps. “Sound Medicine” field producer Andrea Muraskin was one of those women. After trying every recommended medical treatment, Muraskin finally found relief from a massage therapist. Megan Assaf of Bloomington, Ind., specializes in the Arvigo Techniques of Mayan Abdominal Therapy®, which focuses on the idea that a displaced uterus can impede circulation, compromise nerve pathways and block the flow of energy through the body.

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Fibroid Management

Fibroid Management

A compiled list of natural fibroid treatments. Also addressing less known causes of fibroids such as mechanotransduction of extracellular matrix. ECM stiffness has a direct effect on fibroid formation and growth…

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About Me

About Me
Hi, I'm Barbara Loomis. I specialize in several forms of abdominal therapies for reproductive and digestive health. What lights me up is to see people connect with the inner beauty and wisdom of their bodies.

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