Reflection

With my birthday fast approaching, I always try and take this time to reflect on the things that have put me where I am, and contemplate what direction I would like my life to go in the upcoming year.     One of my favorite quotes is from Leslie Knope from the great show Parks … Continued

Mother’s Day 2019!

Is there a woman in your life who is always taking care of those around her?  Mother’s Day is a perfect opportunity to give back to the women in your life who deserve a little R&R for all of the nurturing, providing, and loving they do in this world. Click here to purchase your Mother’s … Continued

Can Massage Therapy Flush Lactic Acid?

As an evidence-informed massage therapy center, we are devoted to eradicating much of the misinformation and myths surrounding massage.  This is part of our mission statement, and it’s not only important, but also ethical, to provide our clients with sound information that is supported by science. Let’s talk about an unsubstantiated claim that comes up … Continued

Pregnancy Massage for Relaxation

For the women out there that are wanting to become a mother, already on their journey to motherhood, and the ones that have had the incredible joy of becoming a mother, this blog is for you. I feel motherhood is one of the most amazing and beautiful chapters that a woman can experience. The structural … Continued

When to Reschedule Massage in Cold Season

It’s that time of year again, the time when everyone is busy with bringing out hats, scarves and mittens, and bundling themselves with things that are warm and comforting. As the temperatures get cooler, everyone becomes increasingly aware that cold and flu season is lurking around the corner, and healthy habits are at everyone’s top-of-mind … Continued

Self-Care: More Than Ever in the Information Age

I have a few friends overseas who are really into stretching, strength training, nutrition, massage and bodywork.  We keep in touch via webcam and texts, and often tell each other about informative, enlightening things we come across.  I’m thankful for these relationships because they inspired me to take my physical health more seriously. Years ago … Continued

Thai Herbal Poultice Massage Tuesdays ALL SUMMER LONG!!!

  Have you experienced a Thai Massage before? If not, you’re in for a treat! This gentle massage style incorporates light movement, stretching and massage therapy to create a truly unique experience. Normally a $10 enhancement, the addition of steamed herbal poultices will enhance your massage, leaving you feeling relaxed, open and ready to move … Continued

Your Body is (probably) Not as Broken as You Think, pt 2

6 min read In my last blog post, I touched on some of the complicated misconceptions about how pain is dealt with in manual therapy professions, as well as the complexities of the pain experience within the structure of the biopsychosocial model of understanding. The biggest thing that I have observed is that as a … Continued

Take A Few Moments For Yourself

I feel like these days (especially with the new year) we tend to start putting more pressure on ourselves to be the “best self” we can be. If this is the case for you, trust me, I’m in the same boat as you are. If it so happens to be trying to get more fit/healthy, … Continued

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