I preform a lot of deep tissue massage and I pride myself on the amount of pressure and depth I'm able to achieve. It takes a lot of work and nuance to really sink into the tissue, to soften the outer layers and get deep into where the adhesions and muscle tension tends to hide. … Continue reading Sinking into Deep Tissue Massage
Valentine's Day is a great time to focus on giving yourself the love you deserve, whether you're flying solo or happily involved with another. Because taking the time to love and appreciate yourself, helps not only you, but those around you. When we fully accept and love ourselves it's easier to give love to others. … Continue reading Love yourself this Valentine’s Day
Welcome to 2020! I'm a little behind for a post about New Year's resolutions and that's okay! One of my resolutions is to give myself the time and space I need without feeling let down for not being on a "proper" timeline. I have a few others that I'll share in this post and maybe … Continue reading New Year's Resolutions
A lot of people, including yours truly, struggle with seasonal depression. Even if you don't have any mental health conditions, the cold months and lack of sunlight can have a profound effect on your mood and productivity. Historically, humans would gather together during the winter months, cozy up around a warm fire, tell stories and … Continue reading Overcome the Winter Blues
Trauma informed massage is a massage therapy practice that approaches each session with the knowledge that everyone has experienced trauma. Trauma can be from physical, emotional, sexual or mental abuse. It can come from loss or betrayal. Trauma can be caused by war zones or car accidents and doesn't have constraints or restrictions. What is … Continue reading Trauma Informed Massage Therapy
"Self-care is healthcare"is a mantra I find myself frequently repeating in my life. As a massage therapist, I feel that massage is one of the best ways to take care of yourself and I also recognize that it's not the only tool you should have in your tool belt! Self-care isn't about pampering yourself of … Continue reading At Home Self-care
If you've ever had the joy of experiencing a massage then you know what it's like to be on the receiving end. Have you ever wondered what it's like from the therapists perspective?
Being a mom is hard work. Day in and day out at the beck and call of a tiny, or not so tiny, human(s). In the early days of motherhood there's a lot of lifting, a lot of bending, a lot of stress and very little sleep. If you're a nursing mama, there's the added … Continue reading Moms Need Massage
If you attend concerts you know all too well how your body can feel in the days following an amazing performance. The body aches and neck pain can be awful.
Fortunately, for both migraine and tension headache sufferers massage can bring relief and support the healing and treatment of these conditions.