Dry Skin Brushing

Dry Skin Brushing. Its more than just skin deep!

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Foggy

The water temperatures were in the 50's and the 70 degree warm air was descending upon the marina as the day was awakening. I caught a glimpse of the fog as I walked the pier that morning noticing how it hovered just above the water line. It looked as if it was coming up from … Continue reading Foggy

Close door to past, Open door to future

Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone

I decided.....it's time.... to take the step.....and just DO it. Just 14 days ago the opportunity came my way as an open door to a possible life change. What I wanted for so long was now staring me in the face. Do I move forward or do I stay right where I am? I'm sure, dear … Continue reading Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone

Blessings!

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!

Fragile

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

Body Image Risk and Reward in Massage

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

Massage and Myofascial Release

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

Benefits of Regular Massage

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