Gina

Gina Flores

About Gina Flores

Gina Flores, BA CA CST LMT, holds a BA in Dance Education, performed professionally, taught ballet, modern dance, and rehabilitative exercise, before embarking on her career as a New York State Licensed and Nationally Certified Massage Therapist. She is a Certified Newborn and Infant Massage instructor, and an Upledger Institute Certified CranioSacral Therapist. Before opening her private practice in 1997, Gina was one of the massage therapists for New York City Ballet and American Ballet Theater. In the years that followed, she has been honored to work with a multitude of companies as therapist to their dancers, musicians, singers and stage hands, from companies both nationally and internationally known, on site at her practice, as well as offsite on location. Her private practice includes, and invites, people from all walks of life, all ages including children, and is not exclusive to performers. Since receiving her certification as a Clinical Aromatherapist both in the USA and Canada, Gina is nationally recognized by the National Association of Holistic Aromatherapy, and internationally recognized by the Alliance of International Aromatherapists and the Canadian Federation of Aromatherapists. Gina has created the unique line of AUM AROMAS, based on Curriculum AUM’s Atmatypes, which are available at Studio Anya and Essential Body Wisdom.

AUM on the GO: Palo Santo Oil – the “holy wood”

Gina Flores of Essential Body Wisdom talks about the essential oil, Palo Santo - the "Holy Wood" in this AUM on the GO video.

By |August 23rd, 2013|AUM on the GO!|4 Comments

AUM on the GO: Subtle Aromatherapy (video)

Gina Flores of Essential Body Wisdom talks about Subtle Aromatherapy.  Subtle Aromatherapy is the art & science of using essential oils as energy medicine. Learn more:

By |August 17th, 2013|AUM on the GO!|0 Comments

AUM on the GO! Homemade Kitchen & Bath Spray Recipe (video)

Gina Flores of Essential Body Wisdom gives us the recipe for a simple, homemade kitchen & bathroom counter top all purpose spray in this AUM on the GO! video.  Using simple ingredients and essential oils, you can make this D.I.Y. recipe at home!

What you need:
Distilled Water
White Vinegar
Lemon Oil
Pine Oil (Balsam Fir & Spruce may be substituted for Pine Oil)
16 oz [...]

By |August 9th, 2013|AUM on the GO!|0 Comments

AUM on the GO! How to Make a Homemade Skin Serum

Who doesn't love a good DIY Beauty Recipe?  This week, Gina Flores of Essential Body Wisdom gives us the recipe for a homemade skin serum in this AUM on the GO! video.  Take a peak for the full recipe and how-to instructions:

Homemade Nourishing Skin Serum Ingredients:
Coconut Oil
1 drop Ylang Ylang Oil
5 drops Lavender Oil
1 drop Rose Oil
5 drops Geranium Oil
Mix and enjoy!
 

By |July 11th, 2013|AUM on the GO!|0 Comments

AUM on the GO: How to make a Homemade Skin-Healing Face Mask

The wonderful Gina Flores of Essential Body Wisdom is back again, and this time she is giving us the recipe for homemade beauty!  In this week's AUM on the GO! video, Gina gives us a step-by-step recipe for a homemade skin healing face mask suitable for all skin types.  Take notes, and share your results with us!

By |June 4th, 2013|AUM on the GO!|1 Comment

AUM on the GO: What are essential oils and aromatherapy?

Gina Flores of Essential Body Wisdom talks about what essential oils and aromatherapy are. Many essential oils have proven to be anti-bacterial, fungal or viral, making aromatherapy one of the fastest growing fields in holistic medicine.  Ancient Egyptians, Indians & Chinese have documented the healing benefits of essential oils for over 6,000 years and modern science is catching up.

Essential oils [...]

By |May 28th, 2013|AUM on the GO!|0 Comments

AUM on the GO! Lemon…

Gina Flores of Essential Body Wisdom talks about Lemon as an uplifting and handy essential oil.  Concentration, focus and joy are just a few things this oil brings us. Uplifting and clarifying to the mind, it assists in dispersing confusion.

Grab some lemon for yourself with Gina's unique AUM Aroma 5 in Lemon - leaves, woods and resins round out this [...]

By |May 17th, 2013|AUM on the GO!|0 Comments

AUM on the GO: Lavender!

Let's talk about Lavender!  With lots of perks, Lavender is the go-to essential oil.  Lavender is great for stress and tension, alleviating headaches, digestion issues, and so much more.  Gina Flores of Essential Body Wisdom tells us more in this week's AUM on the GO! video.

Want to bring Lavender into your life?  Gina Flores created 19 essential oil blends inspired [...]

By |March 29th, 2013|AUM on the GO!|0 Comments

AUM on the GO: What is Patchouli?

Patchouli is the aroma for Faculty 19, The Student.  But what is Patchouli?   Patchouli has lots of benefits: it's skin healing, grounding, cooling, supportive in meditation and helps as an insect repellent!

Gina Flores of Essential Body Wisdom chats about Patchouli in this week's AUM on the GO! video.  Want more?  Check out Gina's original AUM Aroma inspired by Faculty 19, [...]

By |March 18th, 2013|AUM on the GO!|1 Comment

AUM on the GO: What is “smell”?

Gina Flores of Essential Body Wisdom talks to us about our sense of smell in today's AUM on the GO! video.  What is smell and how does it work?

By |March 13th, 2013|AUM on the GO!|0 Comments

AUM on the GO: Where Do Essential Oils Come From?

What parts of a plant actually make essential oils? Gina Flores enlightens us and teaches us about the many ingredients of essential oils, and what their benefits are in this week's AUM on the GO! video.

By |November 20th, 2012|AUM on the GO!|0 Comments

Aum and Alchemy

The first time I set foot into Studio Anya  I thought wow, what is this place? ANYA ~ Applied Neo Yogic Awareness ~ yes please, I will have some of that! The header of the webpage says "A Yoga and Pilates Sanctuary".......but for me, this place felt like a sacred sanctuary, as if I had journeyed to some far away, [...]

By |November 9th, 2012|Anya Ambassadors|0 Comments

AUM on the GO: Spiritual / Atmosphere Room Cleansing

To begin, focus your mind on the job at hand, and invoke that which is the source of your spiritual strength. Pray that the cleansing will bring light and peace. Place a tablespoon of salt in a bowl of water, wetting the fingers lightly flick the salt water in all direction in the room. Careful of delicate fabrics. Then open the window/s to circulate the air. Pour the remaining water out, rinse bowl and add fresh hot water. [...]

By |November 1st, 2012|AUM on the GO!|0 Comments

AUM on the GO: How to Use Aromatherapy Benefits Daily

Gina Flores introduces us to Essential Oil and Aromatherapy.  Check out this week's AUM on the GO! video to learn about how to incorporate Aromatherapy and it's benefits into your daily life.

What's your favorite Aromatherapy benefit?

By |October 8th, 2012|AUM on the GO!|0 Comments