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Author Archive

Natural Defense for Bodyworkers During Cold and Flu Season

September 2, 2012
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Natural Defense for Bodyworkers During Cold and Flu Season

The time is upon us once again where clients are coming for bodywork and bringing with them their congestion, coughs, sneezes, and sore throats. Though it’s but a mere symptom to them, what is worrisome for practitioners is that we see multiple clients with multiple symptoms day in and day out during cold and...
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Getting to the Root of a Chronic Pain Disease

June 1, 2012
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Getting to the Root of a Chronic Pain Disease

As a Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Health Counselor, and Internationally Certified Aromatherapist, I had an idea of where to start looking for natural treatment ideas when my dad and uncle were both diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis two years ago. There are several factors that play a role in creating an environment where this disease...
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Prenatal Massage Essentials

April 1, 2012
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Prenatal Massage Essentials

Recently, as I watched my best girlfriends prepare for their first (and second!) babies, I decided I really want to take the confusion out of essential oils for use in massage during pregnancy. As an Internationally Certified Aromatherapist and a well-educated “hippie” when it comes to safe, natural alternatives, I am very passionate about...
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Give Yourself the Gift of Self Care this Holiday Season

December 19, 2011
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Give Yourself the Gift of Self Care this Holiday Season

With the holiday season now in full swing, you are probably putting in the extra effort – staying up late writing e-newsletters, upping your marketing and advertising, taking last minute appointments for clients,  visiting relatives, and booking your schedule solid because your own holiday bills are mounting. During this time, it’s very tempting to...
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Investing in Your Health

October 24, 2011
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Investing in Your Health

In our practice, my partner and I are often met with an answer of “I wish I could afford to… receive massage more regularly/use essential oils/buy nutritional supplements, etc”. In the past we subscribed to this same mentality in our personal lives and in our business, but we chose to shift our paradigm concerning...
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Dollars and Scents

August 29, 2011
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Dollars and Scents

As you know from my other posts, I have a very client-centered approach to my practice. However, when it comes down to it, we are all in business and must, at some point, begin to think about our “bottom line.”  If you have considered adding aromatherapy to your service menu, you may have thought...
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Remembering the Simplicity

August 1, 2011
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As you know, the massage school curriculum, especially in New York State where I am licensed, can be quite challenging. There is an intense amount of information to learn, absorb, and integrate on a level which most prospective students aren’t usually prepared for (did I accidently sign up for pre-med?). From ganglions and myelin...
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Energetic Grounding

June 20, 2011
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Energetic Grounding

In school, we were taught the importance of focusing on the client and to be careful to not let our minds wander off to our grocery list or our weekend activities while we were releasing a TP or petrissaging a gastrocnemius. A colleague of mine, an Usui Reiki Master who I encountered at my...
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Setting the Best Example

April 25, 2011
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Setting the Best Example

Along with our framed state license and our crisp new business cards comes a staggering amount of responsibility when we enter the world of professional massage. Once the doors open to your new practice, your phone rings for your maiden mobile appointment, or your first day of work rolls around at the spa, you...
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Amplifying the Energetics of Touch

February 28, 2011
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Amplifying the Energetics of Touch

Most of us who have studied massage therapy have had our minds opened to the incredible world of energy healing such as Reiki, Healing Touch, and Polarity Therapy. These subtle therapies each connect with the life force energy, or chi, within us all. As energetic beings, we resonate at a measurable frequency of 62-68...
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