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Do You Hear What I Hear? – Exploring New Gateways To Healing With Sound

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For centuries, healers have intuitively used the therapeutic powers of sound. In the native traditions of ancient cultures, examples of sound and vibration — as elemental in creation and to wholeness — abound. Whales, for example, are clairaudient: they can … Continue reading

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Grief and Degrief, Part 4 – Releasing Grief with Somatic Techniques

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The use of somatic treatments to address grief is both the unique factor and the integral part of the success of the Degriefing process. Treating the physical body is what differentiates Degriefing from other therapies that rely solely on talk … Continue reading

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Grief and Degrief, Part 2 – Degriefing the Body & Mind with Psychosomatic Semantics

The language of our culture is full of sentiments acknowledging how we feel after a loss. The term “heartache” and the phrase “I’m so sad, it hurts” immediately come to mind. Grief is the body’s response to loss, and we … Continue reading

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Free the Body of Sadness – Putting the Pieces Back Together After a Life-Changing Event

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Job loss, death, divorce, break-ups, financial strain, and the many challenges life presents are painful and tramautic. Sadness is stored within our bodies, sometime long after we think we’ve moved on. Addressing the issues in the tissues can in fact … Continue reading

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Massage as a Wellness Strategy – Partnering with Your Therapist Key to Best Results

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Every now and then we all need a special treat. Here are some of my favorite indulgences, and I’ll go out on a limb to suggest that I’m probably not alone on some of these: – A big piece of … Continue reading

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Your Body Remembers – Childhood Issues Affect Adult Bodies

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When your massage therapist sees you for the first time, it is likely that he or she may take a medical history. Over time, as you become more familiar with your massage therapist, there may be issues affecting your body … Continue reading

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Getting the Most from Your Massage – And Making the Most of Your Time

Initially, a stiff neck or an even stiffer schedule may have sent you to a massage therapist. But chances are your repeated returns will be a result of the overall sense of well-being you experience from this healing bodywork. At … Continue reading

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Benefits of Massage – Good Medicine

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As you lie on the table under crisp, fresh sheets, hushed music draws you into the moment. The smell of sage fills the air and you hear the gentle sound of massage oil being warmed in your therapist’s hands. The … Continue reading

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Dimensions of Holistic Massage – Beyond the Nuts and Bolts of Swedish, Part II

Before The Massage Remember that the session really begins at the moment the client walks through the door, at the first contact with you and your environment. Do you welcome the client warmly? Do you call him by name as … Continue reading

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Free the Body of Sadness – Putting the Pieces Back Together After a Life-Changing Event

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Job loss, death, divorce, break-ups, financial strain, and the many challenges life presents are painful and traumatic. Sadness is stored within our bodies, sometime long after we think we’ve moved on. Addressing the issues in the tissues can in fact … Continue reading

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