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Sommerfly Weighted Blankets Provide Quality and Calm

Our mission here at Sommerfly is to produce Weighted Blankets that are designed for safety, comfort, and function. Based on our research and weighted blanket studies our designs incorporate quality materials to create blankets that provide gentle pressure to ease anxiety and stress. The pouches on our blankets are securely stitched into our blankets and provide evenly distributed weight. The non-Toxic, inert PET pellets that we use in the pouches are free of BPA, phthalates, and lead and have undergone rigorous safety testing. In addition to safety, we have also focused on comfort and incorporated a unique curved neck contour...

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Sacred Roots Healing Restorative Yoga

Restorative Yoga is a gentle, soothing space for helping the nervous system shift into rest and reset mode. Along with typical props, we will use Sommerfly weighted blankets and compression tubes for sensory-rich, deep relaxation. This grounding practice will nourish the somatosensory system, integrating deep pressure proprioceptive touch with conscious awareness of body sensation. A trauma-informed approach will create a supportive environment where safety, choice, respect, and trust are valued. Where: Sacred Roots Healing Eastworks116 Pleasant Street Easthampton, MA When: Fridays (Ongoing)Time: 4-5pmCost: $15 per classClass limit: 6 www.sacredrootshealing.com (Accessibility: participants need to be able to move independently between standing,...

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Tips For National Children's Dental Health Month

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We all know how important good dental hygiene is for our health. This is true for everyone, but especially for children. Regular dental visits help children get a good start on a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums. Going to the dentist, however, can cause anxiety and stress for some children. So what can a parent do to help their children get the care they need and also ease their stress about the dentist?  Ask About Their Fears Knowing what it is about going to the dentist that makes the child fearful is the best place to start. Identifying fears...

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Sommerfly Waterproof Weighted Blanket Covers

Spills or accidents don’t have to cause stress when it comes to the care of your weighted blanket! Weighted blankets are a necessary tool for Sommerfly’s buyers. Protecting this investment is important...and thanks to our waterproof duvet covers for the Sleep Tight™ Weighted Blanket, this protection can be beautiful as well as functional. Covers make Incorporating the blanket into a decorated room easy as the bright, waterproof blue fabric can be incorporated into any room’s color scheme.   While all of our products are washable, covers make caring for your Sleep Tight™ Weighted Blanket especially efficient and easy. Our covers are...

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Yoga with Sommerfly

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Yoga with Sommerfly

Have you experienced calm and relaxation with restorative yoga? Does your body respond well to the deep pressure touch of weighted items? If so, this post may be just for you. Restorative yoga poses and weighted items work with the “rest and digest” pathways of the nervous system. When we light up  these pathways through mindful breathing and movement, muscle tension can soften and the breath can deepen. In this post, we share how Sommerfly weighted and sensory products can be incorporated into a restorative yoga sequence. *This information is intended for adults in good health, without injury, who have...

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