In my professional massage practice, I specialize in therapeutic massage for pain relief. My practice is not really the place for gentle relaxation massage or the foo-foo-fluff like a swanky day spa. There are no body treatments or seaweed wraps. If you are looking to fall asleep or have just a light touch relaxation massage, … Continue reading Therapeutic Massage For Pain Relief
The are some harsh realities in the massage industry. You could call it the dark side of the bodywork business. I've been in this business for 12+ years now, and I've seen my share of inappropriate client behavior and misconceptions about the industry overall. I'm sure any business has their shadow sides, and it's very … Continue reading Zero Tolerance Policy
Before I begin any massage or bodywork session, I will ask the question "what would you like to accomplish today?" This sometimes seems silly to clients. But it's an important question, and not one I hear a lot of therapists ask. Obviously, if you are visiting a massage therapist or healing practitioner, you probably want … Continue reading What Would You Like To Accomplish?
Most people have heard of lymph nodes, but say a term like Manual Lymphatic Drainage Technique or Lymphatic Drainage Massage and most don't have a clue what that even means.. sometimes their eyes even sort of glaze over. So... what is Lymphatic Drainage Massage, anyway? Basically, this specialized massage technique works to activate and cleanse the … Continue reading Lymphatic Drainage Massage
I love my holistic wellness career, but my roots are in Sports Massage. I've got nearly a decade of massage experience, and not just that fluffy, relaxation type stuff. I might sound "woo woo" sometimes when I speak, and maybe I even seem kind of "weird" with my energy and crystal therapy work... but did y'all know? I'm a former seasoned endurance athlete, and I hold an advanced diploma in Sports Massage.