Have you ever felt so blessed that you wanted to cry because the amount of joy in your heart is overflowing? Life hasn't always felt this way. These blessings I'm receiving are the result of years of letting go of the past, forgiving those who have hurt me, and being generous to everyone that I … Continue reading Blessings!
How I feel today. Fragile, breaking down, letting go of the past, making room for something new. Like a peach or a banana, able to be easily bruised. What makes us fragile? Is it allowing oneself to be vulnerable, pliable, open to criticism, but yet maintaining the ability to remain intact? Revealing our dark side … Continue reading Fragile
Almost everybody has something about their body that they don’t like. For many people it’s a minor issue, no big deal. But some people have a major issue with their body image. It affects how they live and their happiness. When I tell some people that I’m a massage therapist it can cause a strong … Continue reading Body Image Risk and Reward in Massage
Did you ever have a dream about doing something to help someone only to have the dream demolished because the inevitable is going to happen no matter what you think you can do to stop it? There is this place that I really like. I like it for its flavor, its essence, and the way … Continue reading Just The Way Things Are
Have you ever wondered why you lose range of motion as you age? Did you ever ask yourself what really happens inside your body when you have surgery and why the scar afterwards is so tight and affects other areas of your body? Under our skin, our bodies have a continuous connected network of myofascial … Continue reading Massage and Myofascial Release
Maybe you are wondering, "What are the benefits of massage, let alone regular massage?" or your thoughts may be, "Why have a massage at all if I'm feeling pretty good?" A research study analyzing eight clinical trials and is entitled: Massage for Low Back Pain - Will It Benefit My Patient? from the Journal of … Continue reading Benefits of Regular Massage