Letting Go

We have become so accustomed to living with tension, restriction, and discomfort in our bodies we begin to falsely believe that this is our “norm”.  Our bodies can hold onto a tremendous amount of baggage (emotional, mental, physical, spiritual) and can accumulate tension in every fibre of our being.  It is a very liberating moment […]

Covid-19 Re-Opening Safety Plan

Re-Opening June 1,2020 In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, please review the “new normal” practices and procedures that I will be adopting to keep us all safe. Some measures that I will be taking to mitigate risks and maximize safety: Enhanced cleaning and disinfecting practices. Daily screening for myself and every client. Staggered appointment times. […]

Fascia

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.   […]