Michelle Alva Blog / 22.02.2015

Click Below To Watch Michelle Alva Being Interviewed on "HOW TO LOVE OUR BODY MORE" by Mia Saenz Boniardi at The Supreme Feminine Essence Summit. What is your Divine Feminine Essence? Your Divine Feminine Essence is the creative life force energy that flows through all of nature. We have both Feminine and Masculine energies within us just as we see occurring in Nature, because we ARE nature. According to Mia Saenz Boniardi, Self-love Teacher and creator of The Supreme Feminine Essence Summit, our Supreme Feminine Essence is made up of the gifts we are innately born with. She calls her summit Supreme to make individuals aware of our sacred and divine nature. That we are so loved and blessed to have been born! Every single one of us is truly a miracle! There is a mysterious and conscious creative force that brought us here in this moment...

Michelle Alva Blog / 01.08.2014

Nurture Our Breasts, Heart, Lungs and Lymph Yoga Series CLICK HERE to LISTEN TO FREE GUIDED AUDIO MEDITATION "DEEP HEALING AND TRANSFORMATION" by Michelle Alva, Holistic Physical Therapist, Intuitive Healer and Yoga Therapist The experience of combined breathing exercises, yoga asanas, conscious rhythmical movements, and meditation facilitates in you the feeling of your whole-integrated human being.  We learn how to quiet and calm the mind and body through these exercises which eventually leads to an even deeper and fuller experience of our true Divine Nature that is always whole and complete. Healing is most efficient when we are present and connected to our authentic self. The following exercises are opportunities to connect to your multi-dimensional Human Being while also enhancing your body-mind-spirit connection, especially to improve the flexibility, circulation, awareness, healing, and overall health to your chest, heart, lungs and lymph. Bring a loving intention to nurture, heal and honor your...

Michelle Alva Blog / 22.10.2012

  Do you sit for at least 6 hours or more per day? Have you ever noticed how sitting still at a computer for an hour causes your neck, back and hips to feel stiff and tight? Movement is so important for our overall health. Our mind, blood flow, energy and hormones work better when we move. Watch the video above that will teach you these four powerful pelvic movements. It was filmed in Hollywood, Fl at the recent WITI Women In Technology International Networking Event. Michelle Alva, Licensed Physical Therapist, Yoga Therapist and Belly dance Teacher has created Nurturing Moves¬Æ, an approach that teaches you safe and healthy pelvic movements to counter act the negative effects of sitting for too long at a computer or desk. No doubt, the advancements of technology have drastically simplified and improved the way we live, work, and manage our daily chores. Television, computers,...

Michelle Alva Blog / 05.09.2012

  [embed]http://www.youtube.com/v/co391PR7eZw[/embed]   Dance and music have been an important part of my life since I was born. I remember my dad would get us ready for kindergarten to the rhythms of samba, salsa and Olivia Newton John. As an adult I still use these to start off the morning right to get my daughter ready for school and for me to feel more energized. Seventeen years ago, I began my career as a physical therapist working with infants and children and realized the power of music and dance to get my young clients motivated to do their physical therapy and have fun with their parents. I also used dance and music as a yoga teacher and chose specific tracks to evoke a certain mood. I loved guiding my yoga students through a rhythmical vinyasa flow with a touch of empowered femininity. I learned how to belly dance about 10...

Michelle Alva Blog / 06.06.2012

If you sit in a chair for more than 6-8 hours a day, you reduce your life span by 33% according a recent report by the National Cancer Society. According to a 2009 study published in Clinical Psychology Review, one out of every five individuals experience some form of sexual abuse. Too often we hold emotional and physical tension, pain and stress without knowing how to let go, heal and increase pleasure in our bodies. When we move, our bodies are happiest and healthiest! Daily exercise ensures optimal mental, emotional and physical health.  Belly Dance is a great way to have fun and exercise. Side to side pelvic and hip movements lubricate your hip joints and the muscles around your hips to help stimulate bone density. These rhythmical movements stimulate circulation of your hip joints, lymph fluid, blood and energy meridians. Your abdominal corset, low back and...