I’ve been practicing massage therapy for 20 years now. Over the past few years, and especially in 2020, I’ve noticed that while my clients come to me with the sole purpose of relaxation and rejuvenation, they often bring up anxiety provoking subjects. This is why I want to talk about the value of mindfulness practice […]

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What was once seen as an indulgence, self-care activities such as mediation, taking a personal day off of work, or getting a massage are not only acceptable but as research now shows, a recommended part of leading a more positive and healthy life. Especially now during the pandemic, caring for your mental and physical wellbeing […]

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Whether it’s due to work, relationships, or health issues, we all deal with different degrees of stress throughout our life. Add a pandemic on top of all that and you might be feeling a little more pressure or anxiety these days than you would typically experience. What can you do about increased strain? First thing, […]

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Did you know that one single massage can produce immune-boosting effects? Now more than ever, people are looking for preventive ways to stay healthy and support their immune system. Eating right, physical activity, and taking care of your mental health are just some of the measures we can take to increase our chances of not […]

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For many individuals, the winter months bring with them an increase in seasonal illnesses like colds and flu, sinus infections, congestion, respiratory complaints, and more.  Lymphatic drainage therapy (LDT) is a way to reduce the incidence of these complaints. Administered as gentle massage therapy, LDT helps to remove toxins and generally improves overall health and […]

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Growing up I did not have any pets.  To be honest, I always thought pet people, dog people in particular were kind of weird.  I never thought I was going to get a dog.  I was told I was allergic at an early age so I didn’t think it was an option, unless I paid […]

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As a massage therapist, 95% of my clients come in reporting pain somewhere on or very close to the spine.  I have spent many years studying modalities to provide the best bodywork I can, but it will take much more than a massage to get rid of the pain.  I became a certified STOTT PILATES […]

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I have thought about this for months going back and forth on whether or not I should increase the prices for my manual therapy services.  Why would I do such a thing?  I have been practicing massage therapy since 2001.  Did you know that manual therapists learn most of their skills and specialties in the […]

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In January of 2018, I attended a workshop at Kripalu called Your Body Keeps the Score.  I thought it was going to provide me with relaxation techniques to help manage my symptoms of PTSD.  Boy was I mistaken!  It was a great informative workshop and it opened my eyes to how little progress I was […]

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