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Self-care for Bodyworkers

While demonstrating a massage technique, one of my students said, “Ruben, that looks like it feels really good in YOUR body, as a practitioner.” I replied, “Well, yes. That’s exactly the point of being a body worker. The more you … Continue reading

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Why Self-Care?

Why do I practice and promote self-care? Besides the fact that I like feeling strong and healthy, I want to be present for the celebrations, joys, and achievements of my young loved-ones.  If they face hard times, my particular brand … Continue reading

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Breathe your way to rest

Conscious breathing, during a massage, usually results in a quieting of the mind and relaxation of the body’s muscular system. One of my clients fights against this, saying she “doesn’t want to miss the massage, by dozing off.” Is fighting to … Continue reading

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