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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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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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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In this month’s blog, Grief and Growth Coach Gabi Gilliland, CPC, ACC,  speaks about the grieving process and the benefits of cranio-sacral therapy (CST) in grief recovery. CST is a gentle, yet powerful treatment modality that helps reverse the negative physical effects grief can have on the body. It allows stresses, strains, and tensions brought […]

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This is the third blog in a series about the benefits of Lymph Drainage Therapy (LDT). The holiday season is a joyous time filled with cherished traditions, get-togethers, gift giving, and delicious treats. But if you’re like most, you probably ate and drank a little too much, which can put a strain on your liver […]

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This month, I thought I would give one of my respected colleagues, Kyle Arsenault from Top Fitness, an opportunity to be a guest blogger on my site.  I have been working with the Top Fitness team for four years and could not be happier with the fitness results! Kyle has written some insights on gluten […]

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