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What's in Your Wallet? - Be prepared.
Added by Les Sweeney on November 30, 2011 at 6:44pm — No Comments
Added by Krystal Slonackey on November 29, 2011 at 8:15pm — No Comments
Prying the knees apart to stretch the groin goes in direct violation of the stretch reflex. If we push past the set point of a muscle, the brain will re-contrat the tissues to bring it back to the set point.
Since we know stretching is bad for us and science has moved on. What other methods or means can we use to lengthen those recalcitrant inner leg…Continue
Added by Eduardo Barrera on November 29, 2011 at 1:43pm — No Comments
Energize Your Practice
Would you like to add even more value to your massages? And to your life? Would you like to increase your earnings? And have even more customer satisfaction?
With so many in need of more than relaxation and easing of injuries, people are paying a lot for Access Consciousness Bars sessions. Imagine your own professional satisfaction if you…Continue
Added by Debera Jensen on November 28, 2011 at 1:13pm — No Comments
Acupuncture at Work. East meets West…
Added by Tree of Life Acupuncture on November 26, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments
Rick Rosen, MA, LMBT, Founder and Executive Director of the Alliance for Massage Therapy Education, announced last week that he will be stepping down from that position effective November 30.
In his letter to Alliance members, Rosen stated that he is returning to his full-time duties at the Body Therapy Institute in Siler City, NC. He founded the school in 1983 and has co-owned and co-directed it his wife, Carey…Continue
Added by Laura Allen on November 26, 2011 at 7:26am — No Comments
That's what we love about somatics exercises. Quite often those counter-intuitive approaches ring true after we've experienced something for our self.
As an avid exerciser who overcame fibromyalgia only to have a sports injury take me out of the game, I had to make a complete paradigm shift to learn how simple, easy movement using the brain took me through the looking glass and allowed for an…Continue
Added by Eduardo Barrera on November 23, 2011 at 11:47am — No Comments
Gratitude - Gracias.
Added by Les Sweeney on November 22, 2011 at 6:35pm — No Comments
I, for one, have horrible posture and not-so-great body mechanics. I found some information about how massage can improve posture and I'm hoping this will help me as well as my clients :)
Body positions are vital to your health. Becoming aware of how you're sitting or standing is the first step in taking care of yourself. And it's important to realize that postural problems, over the years, can lessen your quality of life and, if ignored, are likely to worsen as you…Continue
Added by Jennie Degen on November 22, 2011 at 8:49am — No Comments
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Added by Vanessa Hazzard-Tillman on November 21, 2011 at 12:45pm — No Comments
April 21, 2012 Sea Otter Classic - Monterey CA
June 2, 2012 - Best Buddies Hyannis Port, MA
June 23 - Cape Cod Getaway - Buzzards Bay, MA
Sep 7 & 8 Best Buddies Hearst Castle CA (Registration in Carmel CA on Friday)(End of Ride on Sat. Hearst Castle)
Oct 20 Best Buddies, DC
Contact me for additional Info.
Added by Cynthia Sykes on November 20, 2011 at 1:53pm — No Comments
On January 6th through the 8th there is a Spinal Reflex Therapy Class in Woodbridge Virginia taught by Jennifer Sovine that is a instructor for Spinal Reflex International out of Durango Colorado. This is a Basic Certification Course that has 64 CEUs. If you need more info go to www.spinalreflex.com and read about this wonderful class and how your practice can change tremendously!
If you have any questions email me at…Continue
Do you use fliers to advertise your business? In this age of Internet marketing, you’re probably overlooking the humble flier as a way to get the word out. Don’t count it out!
Fliers are cheap and easy to produce. You can make them yourself using Word, Publisher, or many other programs. You don’t have to be an artist to make a professional looking-flier. Follow a few simple rules and you’ll come up with the perfect one for your business.
First, you want the flier to attract…Continue
I love this article so much that I decided to share it with you! This information is taken from Massage Today, one of the leading Massage Therapy magazines in the industry. It discusses a study conducted on the "Benefits of Massage - Myofascial Release Therapy on Pain, Anxiety, Quality of Sleep, Depression, and Quality of Life in Patients with Fibromyalgia".
This article, authored by Castro-Sanchez and colleagues,…
Simple, easy somatics exercises can give us back pain relief.
Use these moves to help your clients and yourself in case a back goes out.
The question is, where did it go…Continue
Added by Eduardo Barrera on November 16, 2011 at 12:04pm — No Comments
Many times in the past I’ve marveled at a blind person’s ability to read Braille. I’ve passed my fingers over the raised characters many times while waiting for an elevator, etc., and wondered how a person can develop the sensitivity to distinguish those small dots to create meaning.
Then, this morning, I was working with a therapist who was in town for my Myofascial Mentoring Program. We…Continue
SMRT is a concept that begins with passive contraction of muscles, ligaments, connective tissues, and bones simultaneously to allow spontaneous release of these structures. SMRT stimulates lymphatic flow and creates a natural unwinding of connective tissues, which allows the joints of the body to realign effortlessly, re-establishing correct posture. While doing all of this, SMRT also quickly alleviates soreness in tissue, permitting you to…Continue
Added by Dawn Lewis on November 14, 2011 at 6:34am — No Comments
What's it take to be Fit Over 50.
Well, I had this dream of bringing together some of the top athletes over 50 on a phone call together.
I wanted to interview them on how YOU can use their techniques to enjoy whatever activities you're engaged in.
I've used their strategies to win some gold and silver medals at the Washington State Senior Games and U.S. National Soccer Veteran's Cup (Being a former fibromyalgia patient, now 14+ pain free years, I no longer need a…
Added by Eduardo Barrera on November 13, 2011 at 11:08am — No Comments
Embracing & Honoring The Seasons
Fall is the time we start to reflect inwards; as the summer fades we look back at the events that transpired in our lives during the year. It is a time where we begin to reap the harvest we had started in the spring and put away for the winter. This is true in our personal and professional life.…Continue
Connecting to Earth
Your earthen body forms the sacred container that gives you the ability to experience life in the physical realm. The container of your body holds your connection to the other elements, Air, Water, Fire and Spirit. Earth gives you the capacity to stand on your own as an individuated being, an individual, yet connected, spark of spirit expressing in this world. The developmental task with the element of Earth involves honoring this connection of…Continue
Added by Dolores on November 13, 2011 at 9:13am — No Comments