What a long journey from the ancient healing traditions of massage to an hour of blissful care at the spa down the street. Massage has been intertwined for so long with the way we live, work, and play that a history for massage in its own right has emerged only in the last century. InContinue reading “10 Ways to Help you Feel and Heal”
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Our Wellness Rx for 2012
This brand New Year gives us the opportunity to begin anew in many ways. From a holistic perspective we like to take the opportunity to renew our mind, body and spirit. “Don’t live in the past, thinking about mistakes or changes you made. Think of your life as a book, move forward, close one chapterContinue reading “Our Wellness Rx for 2012”
Massage Therapy and Diabetes!
So how does massage therapy come into the picture of diabetes treatment? What are its benefits for the diabetic? What does the diabetic need to know about massage? What does the massage therapist need to know to successfully and safely treat the person with diabetes? Because of my personal experience as a diabetic and asContinue reading “Massage Therapy and Diabetes!”
Awakening the Senses – Rediscovering Ourselves
It is through our bodies that we experience life. It is through our physical self that we can awaken to whom we truly are. How do we do this? Through our senses. Sight, sound, smell, taste, touch — each sense is a doorway inviting us to rediscover the pleasure and rewards of being in ourContinue reading “Awakening the Senses – Rediscovering Ourselves”
Nourishing Body and Soul – Healing Our Hunger
My family’s history is one of lack — not of money, food, or possessions — but of self-love. This history has manifested in heart disease and related conditions, as this lack of self-love was compensated for by food, taken in abundance or denied in extreme. Our hearts ached as our bodies became ill, yet weContinue reading “Nourishing Body and Soul – Healing Our Hunger”
Asking for What You Want is Key to a Great Massage!
Receiving a massage is a time to rest and rejuvenate as you experience the deeply nourishing effects of skillful touch. As your muscles relax and your mind unwinds, do you ever wonder how to talk with your massage therapist or bodyworker? Here are some guidelines about what to expect regarding verbal communication before, during, andContinue reading “Asking for What You Want is Key to a Great Massage!”
The Benefits Of Massage
What exactly are the benefits of receiving massage or bodywork treatments? Useful for all of the conditions listed below and more, massage can: Alleviate low-back pain and improve range of motion. Assist with shorter, easier labor for expectant mothers and shorten maternity hospital stays. Ease medication dependence. Enhance immunity by stimulating lymph flow—the body’s naturalContinue reading “The Benefits Of Massage”
Help us help you . . . What Your Massage Therapist Needs to Know
What Your Massage Therapist Needs To Know One of the benefits of regular massage is the sense of camaraderie and familiarity you develop with your therapist. You know your way around the office and your therapist knows that certain spot that holds your tension, so you may not have to complete the customary intake procedureContinue reading “Help us help you . . . What Your Massage Therapist Needs to Know”
Cultivating Wellness – How Does Your Garden Grow?
Cultivating Wellness – How Does Your Garden Grow? When I go into my garden with a spade, and dig a bed, I feel such an exhilaration and health, that I discover I have been defrauding myself all this time in letting others do for me what I should have done with my own hands. —Continue reading “Cultivating Wellness – How Does Your Garden Grow?”