Holistic Massage School: Nutritious Breakfast Smoothies

Holistic Massage School: Nutritious Breakfast Smoothies
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Holistic Massage School – Sponsers

Healing Hands School of Holistic Health Acknowledges the following Generous Sponsors – for our Holistic Networking Potluck – Nov. 13, 2016

stronglite

Stronglite has been providing massage equipment to the bodywork community. Over those years massage has become increasingly more mainstream, expanding its roots into the medical, sports, health, and beauty industries. With this growth, massage continues to prove its validity and massage therapists show how they are making a difference. Our goal is to continue to supply innovative massage tables, massage chairs and massage accessories at competitive prices, so that massage therapists can continue to make an impact on the people, companies, and communities around them.

sacred-earth

SacredEarth Botanicals’® mission is to promote a line of professional massage therapy products with a focus on certified organic ingredients, environmentally friendly packaging, and sustainable business practices. We offer our customers peace of mind knowing their massage products have been thoughtfully developed with the health of the therapist, client, and the environment in mind. Our facility is certified organic by the Oregon Tilth and the USDA.

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Massage Envy Spas of Orange County – Whatever life throws at you, it’s the daily wear and tear that takes its toll on your body. Massage does more than just relax the body and calm the mind. Regular treatments give you the time to check in and tune up to help you be ready for more of this wonderful thing we call living.

burke

Burke Williams Beyond the Spa – Burke Williams created the original urban day spa in 1984, elevating the spa experience to a new art form. Drawing inspiration from world-class European day spas, we combine the finest traditions with nourishing innovations to transport you from the stress of everyday life. Our dedicated, professional therapists will treat you to the ultimate in relaxation and renewal. We are a sanctuary, a place of wellness and beauty, inspiration and optimism.

Healing Hands School approval listed on the CAMTC website!

 

Dear Graduate,

The CAMTC website is finally updated listing Healing Hands School’s approval. 

Their process has been long and drawn out; my patience with this ran out months ago.

Your patience must also be at the end of the rope. I want to explain some of the CAMTC’s background as to why this took so long.

One of the CAMTC’s board members, Dixie Wall, is a Healing Hands graduate. I taught many of her classes and think very highly of her. Dixie called me about 4 years ago to discuss a topic I find disgusting and very difficult. Dixie told me that the CAMTC had discovered that there were several establishments in LA that were calling themselves Massage Schools, but were, in fact, actively engaging in human trafficking. They were signing up Asian women as ‘students’ but actually forcing them to live and work in massage parlors of less than reputable intent. Dixie asked me if I knew about these schools and what I thought about it.  I am very Healing Hands focused and knew nothing about it, but I felt very strongly that yes, Dixie was right, our industry needs to make 100% sure that even the term ‘Massage Therapy’ is never used in such a harmful way.

In order to ensure California’s massage therapy training was adequate and at professional standards, the CAMTC adopted the policy of conducting on site inspections of every massage school in the state. At the time of the Council’s decision, there were 300 schools. The CAMTC has ONE person to do these site visits. This process, while having the best of intentions, has in effect, crippled us since July. Never, in my wildest dreams, did I think that encouraging the CAMTC to take human trafficking seriously, would put my school in the crossfire of this battle. 

I very much hope that the above explanation will bring you some solace; that your long wait for your certification was for a good cause.

In Peace and Health,  

Paula Curtiss

Director
Healing Hands School of Holistic Health

Butternut Squash & Spicy Sausage Stuffing

 

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Looking for a low carb alternative to traditional stuffing this holiday season?  If so, try this heart healthy recipe that replaces traditional breadcrumbs with sweet, nutrient rich Butternut squash.  Just one cup of cooked Butternut Squash has only 83 calories yet provides 437% RDA of Vitamin A as well as 52% RDA of vitamin C, and 582 mg of Potassium, to boost your energy, facilitate weight loss and promote a healthy complexion. 

Butternut Squash & Spicy Sausage Stuffing
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  1. Prepare Squash as follows: Cut Squash in half length-wise then place in a shallow baking dish, cut sides down. Pour 1 cup water into dish around squash halves. Bake at 350 degrees for about 1.5 hours until squash is easily pierced with a fork. Let cool, then cut into ¼ -inch cubes
  2. Add cubed Squash into a rimmed baking sheet
  3. Sprinkle squash with 2 tsps Olive Oil, then Sage, Thyme, Basil and Oregano
  4. Bake Squash until heated through and tender (about 10 minutes) then set aside.
  5. Add chopped onions to a deep skillet and saute over a medium heat until clear
  6. Add sausage to skillet, mix with onions and cook on the stove-top until browned (approx. 10-12 minutes), breaking meat up into small bite-size pieces
  7. Add Squash to the Sausage in the skillet and stir to mix
  8. Mix in Cranberries, Walnuts and Apples and continue cooking for another 5 minutes or until all flavors combine.
  9. Remove from heat, season with Salt and Pepper to taste, and ENJOY!
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Berry Slimming Smoothie

 

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Berry Slimming Smoothie
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  1. Place all of the ingredients into a blender and mix until smooth. Makes 2-3 servings
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Palette Pleasing Pumpkin-Pie Bread

 

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Palette Pleasing Pumpkin-Pie Bread
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  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Pour flour, Sucanat, Baking Soda, and spices into a large mixing bowl and whisk to combine
  3. Pour lightly whisked eggs and egg white into another mixing bowl
  4. Add Pumpkin, Milk, and oil to the egg mixture and whisk until thoroughly blended
  5. Pour wet ingredients into the flour mixture and stir gently until blended
  6. Coat a non-stick bread pan with Pam
  7. Transfer mixture into pan and bake in the center of the oven for approximately 50 minutes or until the top and edges are browned
  8. Transfer bread pan from oven to a wire rack and let cool completely
  9. Slice the bread loaf into 12 slices and keep at room temperature in an airtight container
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