EMPOWER Blog: Mythbusters Edition

How often have you thought to yourself, “I really need to go workout.”? Now, how many times have you said, “I could really use a personal trainer.”? And finally, the myth we’re going to be discussing today, how many times have you said, “I should probably get in shape before I ask that personal trainer […]

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Nutrition Tip of the Month – Pumpkin Black Bean Soup

Looking for a way to spice up the traditional Thanksgiving spread? Serve this festive Pumpkin-Black Bean Soup as the first course! Pumpkin-Black Bean Soup Ingredients: 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil 1/2 cup red onion, chopped 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon each cinnamon, allspice 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 cans low […]

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Men, Stress and Massage

I have asked some of my male clients why they get a massage. All of them said stress, pressure of life, and work. Stress can cause headaches, migraines, chronic muscular tension, and lowered immunity, as well as play a large role in the quality of sleep. Acute and long term stress can also lead to […]

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Men, Stress and Massage

I have asked some of my male clients why they get a massage. All of them said stress, pressure of life, and work. Stress can cause headaches, migraines, chronic muscular tension, and lowered immunity, as well as play a large role in the quality of sleep. Acute and long term stress can also lead to […]

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Massage and Aromatherapy

Have you ever walked into a room and immediately felt relaxed, stress free, or a burst of energy because of a particular fragrance or smell a certain scent that triggered an old memory from the past even from your childhood? It is interesting how an aroma can evoke memories or just a whiff of a […]

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Meet Empower’s New Massage Therapist

Empower is excited to welcome Jennifer Lantry, our new massage therapist, to the team. It is our mission to integrate a variety of lifestyle wellness services together under one roof – and many of you know massage is an integral component! If it has been a while since youíve gotten a massage, if youíve NEVER […]

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