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Tag: Stress

July 26, 2017

Stress-Fix Saturday Yoga and Fitness Fusion

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Meet in the Street for Stress-Fix Saturday!

Join Aveda Institute Denver and FitLo Denver for two FREE fitness and yoga fusion classes, hosted on the 16th Street Mall (outside the Paramount Cafe) from 7:30 – 9 am. Enjoy the ambiance of downtown Denver with the Sound-Off Experience and the teachings of certified yoga instructor, Alicia Rae (@aliciarae_yoga) from Aveda Institute Denver, and certified fitness instructor Tricia Olson (@fitlodenver) from FitLo Denver.

Bring your workout shoes, dress in layers for cool and hot weather, sunscreen, water and don’t forget your yoga mat! Alicia and Tricia will blend the best of fitness and yoga techniques for a fusion guaranteed to Fix your Stress and get you ready for a Stress-Free Saturday!

Enjoy samples and network with presenting sponsors like …

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February 19, 2017

A Journey into Healing Presentation

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Ayurveda: Roots of Aveda
A Journey into Healing Presentation
NEW ! Wednesday 2/22 hosted by Namaste Salon
Thursday 2/23 hosted by Alicia Christus

Aveda professional use products for salon and spa services are rooted in Ayurveda. The aroma blends for customizing a guest experience create balance by targeting the dosha (guest’s current state of being) that is out of balance and bringing it into homeostatis through breath and touch. The aroma blends balance Vata, Pitta or Kapha.

8:30 – 10:30 am
Presented to Aveda Institute Denver team, students, graduates and the Aveda Network

 

Ayurveda means the science of life and is a medical system rooted in ancient tradition. It has influenced many modalities of medicine, health and wellness today. Aveda is also rooted in this …

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August 11, 2016

Save Your Hands Master Series with LoraLee

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LoraLee Kautz, Aveda Massage Coach and educator for Aveda Institute Denver has created an inspiring Master Series for our spa students that teaches techniques to help improve posture and increase longevity for estheticians and massage therapists.

“The goal is for you to feel better in your body years and years down the road than you do today. This workshop will teach you how to keep your body working well so you can be successful in your spa career for a long, long time – and feel great at the same time,” shares LoraLee.

Currently, the average massage therapist or esthetician in this industry is only able to last about five years before the body begins to respond to the physical demands through aches, pains …

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January 24, 2016

Balancing Beauty and Wellness during Kapha Season

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Aveda is rooted in the traditions of Ayurveda, an ancient healing system originating in India. Ayurveda has influenced all forms of modern and alternative medical and healing practices and involves the art of balancing mind, body and being. Fast-forward to today, Aveda’s products and services are inspired by the idea of it’s founder, Horst Rechelbacher, that beauty and wellness work well together. Horst’s vision is also rooted in the Ayurvedic tradition. Products should be healthy and made of pure ingredients rather than toxic petrochemicals and synthetics. Products can be a part of the wellness process.

Ayurveda focuses on balance of the three doshas: Vata (air/infinity energy), Pitta (fire/water energy) and Kapha (water/earth energy). Each of us has a blend of all three of the doshas …

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June 20, 2015

Take 10: The Science of Stress-Fix

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Every wonder how the Aveda Stress-Fix aroma of certified organic lavender, lavandin and clary sage from the French Alps actually works in the body? Here are also some valuable facts from Aveda Institute Denver EC Team Lead, Yogi, and Ayurveda guru, Alicia Christus, that you can use to educate guests while offering them a Stress-Fix ritual of renewal.

First, understand these systems:

1. Sympathetic Nervous System (SNS) = “fight or flight” response = increase heart rate, body temp and blood pressure. This means that the body/mind is stressed. These days more and more often we live in the SNS which means we are constantly under stress.

2. Parasympathetic Nervous System (PSNS) = “rest and digest” response = once SNS is activated, PSNS comes back in to play once the …

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