I am now retired from the massage industry, however, in my former professional massage practice, I specialized in therapeutic massage for pain relief. My practice was not really the place for gentle relaxation massage or the foo-foo-fluff like a swanky day spa. There were no body treatments or seaweed wraps. If you were looking to … Continue reading Therapeutic Massage For Pain Relief
I have been a certified massage therapist for more than a decade. I love what I do for a living, and I'm pretty darn good at it, as referenced by my 5-star yelp reviews, my consistently booked appointment schedule, and the thousands of clients I've worked with over the years. Not to toot my own horn, … Continue reading Never Say This To A Massage Therapist
I've had my share of unexpected "stuff" happen in my life. I've been the recipient of unexpected trauma, heartbreak, violence, embarrassment, humiliation, failure, injury, dark times, and more. Everyone on the planet has random forms and varying degrees of trauma to deal with and work through at some point in their life. Despite these things that have … Continue reading Choose Empowerment
When you should reschedule your massage appointment...
After a massage or bodywork session, some clients may go home and potentially experience an emotional response. This is because touch is healing, and we store emotions in the body. Massage and bodywork can affect these emotions as they are stirred up and released. Depending on each individual client's situation, some have a strong … Continue reading Healing Through Journaling