Allowing Healing to Happen

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Understanding a bit about how our bodies heal can help us support this process so we can recover faster and more effectively. I’m going to talk about traumatic injury–an injury due to physical damage–what our bodies do about it, and the important ways we can help or hinder them. Continue reading

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What is “Deep Tissue” Massage?

April 27

A big misconception in the massage field today is about the definition of “deep tissue” massage. Even massage therapists continue to make this confusing, either because they are trying to work with their clients’ expectations, or they were taught differently than I. At the end of the day, this misunderstanding isn’t a big deal as long as people get the therapeutic service they are hoping for. However, I’ve met enough people who did not get what they were looking for that I would like to share what I know on the subject. Continue reading