Announcing a Temporary Suspension of Appointments

The decision about whether to continue seeing clients or have a suspension of appointments has been weighing heavily on me the last few days. The rapidly changing news, new information coming to light, and the changing of professional opinions — as well as my…

Massage & COVID-19

I’ve been chatting with my massage clients in recent days about concerns around both the influenza virus and COVID-19. I’m always concerned and careful about sharing germs, particularly in flu season. I see clients of varying ages and health levels and I want to…

Does Massage Equal Sleep?

Does Massage Equal 8 Hours of Sleep? There are stages of sleep that you’re not going to get from a massage. Even if you fall asleep on the table, you aren’t going to reach all these stages during a massage.

The Secret to a Great Massage

Wanna know the secret to a great massage? The secret to a great massage is pretty complicated… Are you ready? Do absolutely nothing. That’s right. Don’t. Move. A. Muscle. Think limp dishrag. Wet noodle. Just… hang loose. Okay. Granted, there are times when you…

Floating Away Stress

We live in a society of near constant stimulation. Even when you come in for a massage, there’s music playing, occasional light sounds of traffic, and voices of other people in the building, along with the sensation of the massage itself. Now, just imagine…