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
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
"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.
Massage chose me. During the darkest and scariest times of my life it was this beautiful teacher that showed me my value when I struggled to see it in myself. Through the gift of massage I am able to pass the healing I received to others.