The OMA Blog

Faces Of OMA: Jamieson Cochrane

Jamieson has been visiting Oma since 2005. Over the years, both he – and Oma – have grown and evolved in profound ways. “Before coming to Oma, my mind was completely disconnected from my body,” he says. “But over time, coming [to Oma] regularly for adjustments – and learning to pay attention to certain things…

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Summer Wellness 2017

Summertime is such a fleeting season, so it’s no wonder that we’re itching to get outside and make the most out of the warmest weather of the year. Whether you’re checking out Toronto’s many festivals or keen on camping or going to the cottage outside the city, here are a few of our favourite tips…

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The Importance of Filling Your Well

So many of us aren’t taking good enough care of ourselves. We’re busy parenting, working, tending to aging parents, and fulfilling other commitments. It feels like there isn’t time. But we need to MAKE time. You may have heard the saying ‘you can’t draw from an empty well’ – and it’s 100% true. You will…

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A Natural Outdoor First Aid Kit, by Dr. Lisa Watson ND

Summer for my family means lots of time spent outdoors.  Local playgrounds and splash pads, the beautiful Toronto Beaches and our annual trip to Algonquin provincial park.  With all this activity we are sure to experience our share of scrapes, bumps and bruises.  But as a naturopath and a momma, I like to be prepared!…

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What is Prenatal Yoga All About?, by Amy Proszowski

Prenatal yoga is a form of non-strenuous exercise that allows you to prepare physically and mentally for birth and beyond while maintaining a flexible, healthy body and disposition. It’s time to steer focus from the busyness of everyday life to a more mindful time. It’s time to stop, listen and connect to what your body…

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Summer & Essential Oils, with Karen Kinch

Summer is here! Road trips, camping, hiking, swimming, gardening, outdoor sports and activities… Here we come! Our Ontario summer is short so we have to make the most of it. My family and I like to keep busy with lots of fun outdoor activities and runs to the ice cream shop. When I am planning…

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Menstrual Cycle 101, by Dr. Lisa Watson

One of the most important things you can do when optimizing your fertility is to learn about your menstrual cycle – the ebb and flow of hormones that allows for pregnancy to occur! Many women have little to no understanding of the events that lead up to their period. Many women don’t even know when to…

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