Is Stretching Useful?

Stretching, huh yeah What is it good for? Well maybe something, oh hoh, oh (Sorry for the bad song reference, it's stretching it.) Over the past year or so, and especially the last few months, I've been thinking about the concept of stretching and have read a number of research articles,…

Summer 2015

Among other adventures this summer, I spent an intensive week near Jackson Hole, Wyoming learning Ashiatsu, taught by the wonderfully talented Brenda Blakesley of Southwest Ashiatsu. This fantastic modality is now fully integrated into my practice and in early fall 2015 I installed beautifully crafted custom bars in my studio. Towards the summer’s…

Thai Massage

Thai massage incorporates a traditional combination of point pressure, energy meridian work, and yoga-like stretching for a revitalizing and balancing experience. There is no oil used and clients remain comfortably clothed throughout the experience. Anyone can benefit from Thai massage though athletic individuals and people who hold static positions for…

Reflexology

Reflexology is the application of pressure to areas on the feet, hands and ears. It's relaxing and stress relieving. The theory behind reflexology is that these areas correspond to organs and systems of the body and that pressure applied to these areas affects the organs and benefits the individual's health and well-being.…

Handling Stress

Everybody experiences stress. You can't get rid of all of it: if you are alive ,you are going to experience some amount of stress. However, many of us enlist ourselves in an endless bucket brigade of it. A lot of this arises from our frame of reference, often our own self-created sense of…