Category Archives: Massage

High tech vs. High touch

One day, I was telling a client about the luxury of taking a nap on my own massage table between clients using an eye pillow. She thought I was talking about an application CALLED iPillow and was wondering what it did so … Continue reading

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After thousands of massage therapy sessions, I’ve noticed something. When the client’s breath is established, the mind gets quiet and the body relaxes. The breath is foundational.  A quiet mind and relaxed body appear in whatever order, after that. The … Continue reading

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The Eagle

J.M. was a WW II veteran, my first paying client, and I considered him a surrogate grandfather until the day he died. His wife spoke to me, at the local YMCA, and thought massage would help him deal with physical … Continue reading

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