Yoga Class Schedule January 2019

I’ve posted the yoga classes for January.  I designed the lunch time Energizing Vinyasa Flow class as a midday revitalizer.  Undo the stress knots and muscle aches then return to your day activities refreshed.  The evening Vinyasa Flow + Restorative class soothes aches and stiffness then prepares you for evening time wind-down and relaxation.

Yoga Classes Taught by Desiree Merulli L.Ac., EAMP, RYT
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Lunch Hour Energizing Vinyasa Flow Yoga-FREE

Enjoy a fun, energizing, flow class rooted in power Vinyasa to enhance your fluidity & strength. Use your breath to build heat, release toxins, & regain focus.

 

1/2 12:45-1:45 Wednesday Energizing Vinyasa Flow Yoga
1/9 12:45-1:45 Wednesday Energizing Vinyasa Flow Yoga
1/23 12:45-1:45 Wednesday Energizing Vinyasa Flow Yoga
1/30 12:45-1:45 Wednesday Energizing Vinyasa Flow Yoga

 

Evening Vinyasa Flow + Restorative Yoga-$15

This class begins with an energizing power flow to enhance your fluidity and strength. We transition with breath work to revitalize as we encourage your fascia to release and heal your connective tissues. Then relax with gentle supported poses to free up body-mind tensions so you may fully relax for an extended Savasana.

 

1/8 6:00-7:00 Tuesday Vinyasa Flow + Restorative Yoga
1/15 6:00-7:00 Tuesday Vinyasa Flow + Restorative Yoga

 

All levels & everyone welcome! Feel free to invite a friend.

Where: 
All Classes are held in Winter Garden Atrium at the Medical Dental Building, on the 3rd floor

As space is limited, Please Reserve Your Space Here!

 

 

Take Time For Your Wellness In December!

This month, take time for yourself at Merulli Acupuncture & Wellness.

I’m offering two specially priced self care packages during your busiest time of the year. Give As Gifts Or Treat Yourself!

Both packages are offered for a limited time. Available for pre-purchase online only until December 31, 2018. Not combinable with other offers or insurance. First come, first served.

Thank you for being a part of my practice.

Peace and health,

Desiree

 

Himalayan Salt Stone Therapy 60 Minutes + Scalp Massage $130 ($150 Value)

Book Your Self Care Now!Himalayan Salt stones are incorporated into gentle bodywork, targeting the power of the meridians to relax and restore the body. Your luxuriant treatment integrates Eastern Medicine, Thermal, and Salt Mineral Therapies + a scalp massage infused with organic essential oils.

 

 

Cosmetic Acupuncture Facial Rejuvenation + Celluma LED Light Therapy $145 ($165 Value)

Lift & sculpt the face while revitalizing your body from within. Promotes collagen production & reduces acne, wrinkles & stress in the face. Includes indulgent, face massage + Celluma LED Light Therapy session. Upgrade your skin and wellbeing!

 

 

NEW! Celluma LED Light Therapy at Merulli Acupuncture & Wellness

 

 

 

ACNE • ANTI-AGING • PAIN

What is Light Therapy?

 

Light Emitting Diode (LED) phototherapy is the application of light energy to tissue to obtain therapeutic benefits.  The energy is used to improve cellular performance.  

Phototherapy is known for its healing and anti-inflammatory properties and has a variety of applications across many medical fields.  Research has shown that phototherapy can: increase circulation, accelerate tissue repair, decrease wrinkles, decrease inflammation, improve skin tone and wrinkles, texture and clarity, ease muscle and joint pain, stiffness, spasm and arthritis and kill acne bacteria, and much more.

 

How Does Light Energy work?

Specific wavelengths of light energy, when properly absorbed, up-regulates compromised cells. The light (photons) energy is absorbed by photoacceptors in the mitochondria and used to create adenosine triphosphate (ATP). The ATP produced then stimulates various metabolic processes which can result in the repair and regeneration of cell and tissue components. In an article, “Therapeutic Light” – by Chukuku S. Enwemeka, PT, PhD, FACSM, he wrote “other reported mechanisms of light-induced beneficial effects include modulation of prostaglandin levels, alteration of somatosensory evoked potential and nerve conduction velocity, and hyperemia of treated tissues. The resultant clinical benefits include pain relief in conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome, bursitis, tendonitis, ankle sprain, and temporomandibular joint dysfunction, shoulder and neck pain, arthritis, and post-herpetic neuralgia, as well as tissue repair in cases of diabetic ulcer, venous ulcer, mouth ulcer, fractures, tendon rupture, ligamentous, tear, torn cartilage, and nerve injury.”

 

What is Celluma?

Celluma is unique and quite unlike any other low-level light therapy device available today. Based on NASA research, Celluma delivers blue, red and near-infrared light energy simultaneously to safely treat a wide variety of conditions. Each wavelength is absorbedby different molecules that act as a signaling mechanism for different cellular processes. For example, some reduce inflammation and some kill bacteria, while others enhance localized circulation. 

Celluma LED Light Therapy is available as an add-on service to any treatment at Merulli Acupuncture & Wellness.  Ask How Celluma May Benefit You & Your Family

Bone Soup: Healing Broth

Fall has arrived and so has the cold and flu season. Several cultures have a version of this soup to take care of their families.  Here is a highly nutritious classic Chinese medicine recipe for bone soup.  The vinegar helps release the minerals and nutrition from the bones.  This broth is also helpful for people recovering from bone and skeletal injuries. Feel free to enjoy this anytime and use it as a base for any soup or gravy.

 

Bone Soup 

4 quarts of water

Bones from fish, chicken or beef

2 tablespoons of vinegar (this releases the minerals from the bones)

Slowly simmer broth for 3-6 hours until bones appear rubbery.  Strain and discard bones.

You may also add onions and/or ginger to the stock and remove before serving.  My favorite is to add fresh scallions and ginger just before serving.

This broth can be made in batches and frozen for later use.