The “No Pain, No Gain” Mindset Won’t Serve You in Bodywork

By |2019-11-26T15:54:55+00:00April 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized|

Every now and then, I come across a client, who wants a really deep massage during their bodywork treatment. They want it as deep as I can give it. Some tell me, I can’t go hard enough. Let me preface that manual therapist work with a wide spectrum of pain thresholds. Some clients can handle only a very light gentle touch, while other's are on the other extreme and have a much higher tolerance. Often [...]


By |2019-11-20T17:51:36+00:00February 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|

When we start receiving bodywork and initiate the release of tensions held within our body, that we've probably been building up for quite some time; we  cannot always be certain of what will come up for you. To be felt, both during and after your treatment.  I never could predict what you will find and what will result. It's an adventure.  The ONE thing you CAN be certain of on this journey is CHANGE. A [...]

14 Ways to Love and Protect Your Body – #4 Be Your Body’s Advocate

By |2018-04-07T20:32:35+00:00February 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Having a small grasp on how your body functions and what nourishes us (#3 Understand Basic Human Physiology and Nutrition) is just the beginning of loving and protecting your body. You must also be able to walk into any health care practitioner’s office and make informed decisions. While navigating the healthcare system, you will at times need to ask some serious questions and take the necessary time to research. You may have to defend yourself against the [...]

Phoenix Not Failure

By |2019-05-05T05:15:23+00:00April 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|

After six years of practicing massage, and two failed attempts before, my dream of creating a wellness center finally manifested. For years, I had entertained the idea of a coming together with a group of holistic health-care providers to form a one-stop-shop wellness community. I envisioned a single location where a person could experience high-quality, personalized, alternative care. Not only would a client be able to have a team of people supporting them on every level [...]

Alleviating Headaches Naturally with Bodywork

By |2018-08-30T16:23:55+00:00March 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|

There is a certainly a time and place for consuming pain-relieving drugs to alleviate headaches quickly and easily. And then there are times when it is wiser to allow for a different, more involved choice; one that travels deeper than just the superficial symptoms. What greater way to give respect to the intelligence of our bodies than to explore and to discover what messages our bodies are really relaying? Especially when these pains reoccur, or are [...]