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Body Techniques

Energetic Grounding

June 20, 2011
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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Lemonade Stands . . . Summertime Fun or Illegal Activity?

June 17, 2011
Children with lemonade stand

It’s starting to get hot, and maybe where you live it’s been hot, it’s summertime and who doesn’t enjoy an ice cold lemonade.  Buying lemonade at a local children’s lemonade stand brings back great memories.  Do you remember having your own little lemonade stand?  The creativity in making your homemade signs, setting up shop, hand...
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Posted in Body Techniques, Chronic / Acute Conditions, Community Service, Ethics, General Massage, Health & Wellness, massage research, Other Topics, Pediatrics, Research | 5 Comments »

In The Afterglow…

May 27, 2011

One week after the first ever American Massage Conference, and I am still trying to wrap my mind around what happened last week! In Atlanta, Georgia, there was a shift…A shift in thinking, a shift in doing, a shift in energy, and a shift in being. The weekend was filled with amazing education with...
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Posted in Body Techniques, Business, Education & Seminars, General Massage, marketing, Marketing / Office / Staff, Pediatrics, Self care | 7 Comments »

Is Autism Rate 1 in 38 Children?

May 12, 2011

    We keep talking about the growing number of children diagnosed with Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders.  Now, a new research study published in  The American Journal of Psychiatry, suggests about 1 in 38 children have traits of autism, higher than a previous U.S. estimate of 1 in 100 (or 1 in 80...
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You Are What You Eat

April 29, 2011

Put down your Coke and start reading.  Yes, everyone has the morning when cheesecake or cold pizza seems like the best breakfast option.  I am no exception, and cheesecake is my favorite, but I also know that if we don’t take good care of ourselves now we will pay for it in the future.  So,...
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Raw Material Costs on the Rise

April 21, 2011
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Some might say, “So What, Angie? I am not a manufacturer, this will not impact me!” Ahhh,… not so! It impacts everyone, even in places you weren’t expecting! Let me share with you a quick snapshot of some of the manufacturing landscape and how it might impact your bottom line. Raw materials are the...
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Money Saving Stuff

April 13, 2011
Money Saving Stuff

It is a natural fact. If you are in business, you use stuff. To use stuff, you must purchase the stuff you use from someplace. You have to pay for the stuff you get from someplace with some method of payment. And the cost of the stuff you buy may vary for different people...
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More Myths of Massage

April 11, 2011

Last week I wrote a post on Facebook about some of the myths of massage. My statement on this issue was and continues to be that I am not accusing anyone of telling a deliberate lie, nor am I attacking the character of any teacher who has helped to perpetuate these myths. I choose...
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Hug a Bully!

April 11, 2011
Free Hugs

 So much of our media today is flooded with the increase of awareness around bullying in our schools.  What used to be a few names called in the school yard has turned into viral videos exposing  our children to hate on the internet.  With YouTube and Facebook usage at an all time high, children...
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The Scouts are really on to something

April 4, 2011

I just presented my latest workshop “You are Your Business” to a group of therapists in Calgary that I am teaching at the American Massage Conference, this May.  The premise of the Workshop is synonymous with the Scout motto always “Be prepared”.  In the workshop the context of the statement “You are Your Business” does not mean that...
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