Fascia is the tough connective tissue that spreads throughout the body much like a spider web giving the whole body shape, support and protection.   Fascia envelopes our muscles, bones, nerves, organs and blood vessels and reaches from the largest structures right down to the cellular levels. There is no beginning or end to the […]

Less is More with Cranial

CranioSacral Therapy : Subtle but Powerful   Photo Source – Facebook

Tension Headaches: Massage Can Help

Headaches are more likely to occur when you’re stressed.  Stress is the most common cause of tension-type headaches and can trigger other types of headaches or make them worse. . .Taking simple steps to manage your stress can help keep your headaches at bay.   Mayo Clinic (read the rest of the article) Tension or stress […]

Preventative and Maintenance Massage

“Brush aside any thoughts that massage is only a feel-good way to indulge or pamper yourself. To the contrary, massage can be a powerful tool to help you take charge of your health and well-being…” Mayo Clinic Massage as Prevention Most of us are familiar with going for massage to help resolve chronic headaches, low […]

Tech Neck: 21st Century Epidemic

                                                                                                    Tech Neck: What is it? Tech […]

Massage Cupping: Stationary vs Gliding

  Michael Phelps brought so much publicity and awareness worldwide about “cupping” during the summer Olympics.  When an athlete as decorated as Michael Phelps relies on a therapy to achieve his success it warrants attention.  My last blog article, “Michael Phelps:  Cupping Spotlight” introduced cupping therapy and also debunked some of the myths about “cupping […]

Michael Phelps: Cupping Spotlight

Millions of viewers worldwide watched Michael Phelps’  make history at the Summer Olympics in Rio 2016.  Being the most decorated Olympian of all time, he was not only headlined in the news for winning 28 medals over four Olympic Games but also for the unusual looking marks on his body that he exhibited throughout the […]

3 Easy Ways to Reap the Benefits of Essential Oils

Pure essential oils derived from aromatic plants have been valued for thousands of years for their health-giving properties and for their wonderful fragrances.  Each oil has its own distinctive chemical composition which determines its aroma, color, and the way in which it affects the system, giving each oil its unique set of beneficial properties.   […]

The Snow is Here – Shovel Safely

With record snowfalls this week, I thought  the following article would be timely. Snow shoveling is one of the more common causes of back injuries during the winter months. However, this type of injury is preventable if you know the best ways to remove snow without straining the back. The following snow removal tips can […]

Top 5 Reasons To Buy a Massage Package

  Kelowna Massage Packages consist of a series of massages that are pre-paid at a discount price. The Top 5 Reasons to Buy a Massage Package are:   1.  It  helps you commit and prioritize your well-being.  Even with the best intentions to look after yourself something else always comes up, calls your name, and […]