The Synergy & Magic of Community Acupuncture

Blog post by Allyson Schurtz Over the course of my 5+ years as an acupuncturist, I’ve worked in a variety of environments. I spent several years in Texas where there is no insurance coverage and access is limited to those in the community with disposable income. Then, for several years during the pandemic I worked…

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It’s Time For Non-Heated Yoga To Start Trending

Blog post by Lukman Awad Have you ever wondered why Current Wellness doesn’t offer hot yoga?  We strive to offer a variety of yoga classes: from movement-based Flow classes, to slower, meditative Restore classes, and this summer’s Yin series!  At the Current, we hope everyone will choose a practice that feels good in their body…

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A Runner’s Story of Growing Beyond Diet Culture

If you had to compare running to a recipe, what would be key ingredients? Blog post by Adwoa Asante I first learned about diet culture and disordered eating on my way out of a 10K race with one of my dear friends, Lizzie. It was a cloudy fall day in October 2017. I could tell…

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How Diet Culture Impacted My Family

Blog post by Debra Buchanan   I was very careful not to use the word, ‘diet’, as my three children, now spanning early teens through age 20, were growing up. I strongly felt that for them to have a healthy relationship with food, we should focus on how to “eat healthy” as opposed to what…

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Yoga for Eating Disorder Recovery

The power of moving slowly There is a wide variety of yoga styles and it can be confusing about which ones are right for you. One major distinction is fast-paced versus slow-placed. Fast-paced (power yoga) can often feel more like a workout, while slow-paced yoga allows for more intentional connection to your breath and body.…

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Meet Maggie Perkins: A Health at Every Size Dietitian

Meet Maggie Perkins, a registered dietitian who will be working with Current Wellness! We are so excited to introduce her work to our community. Read more about her unique perspective on nutrition and how she uses Health at Every Size principles with her clients. How does nutrition support wellness? Humans must eat to live. We…

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What is Health at Every Size®?

Health at Every Size® (HAES) is a paradigm shift in the health and wellness field, that is often misunderstood. For one, the name is slightly confusing. HAES does not directly mean you can be healthy at every size. Secondly, we’ve been so accustomed to the narrative that thin people are healthy and that “obese” people…

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Weight is not a Measurement for Health: BMI is Bulls*$!

The “War on Obesity” was intended to promote health and has actually done the exact opposite. Using BMI to measure health has infused weight stigma into the medical profession, fitness profession, and has been a major contributor to diet culture. (Think of diet culture as that sneaky message telling you that if only you’d lose…

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