Breast Cancer, Breast Love, and everything in between I’m considered high risk for breast cancer and a few weeks ago I (reluctantly) heeded my doctors advise to finally go and get a mammogram for the first time in over five years. As I imagine many women are, I was absolutely terrified about this decision. Having your breasts… Continue reading Loving up the Ladies
I am honored to now offer Craniosacral work in Auburn CA By witnessing the healing journeys of my clients and myself, I am learning that being fully present with what is happening is the fastest road to recovery. CranioSacral Therapy is a very gentle form of bodywork known for it’s deeply relaxing effects. It is said to… Continue reading Craniosacral Work
“Someday, after mastering the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love, and then, for a second time in the history of the world man will have discovered fire” ~Pierre Teilhard de Chardin During this special month of your birth I’d like to give you a… Continue reading Happy Birthday Leos!
Board Certified Massage Therapist in Auburn California Board Certification is the highest voluntary credential attainable in the massage therapy and bodywork profession with a distinct level of achievement beyond entry-level licensure—including completing more education, hands-on experience, and a background check. I’ve met the following requirements for national board certification. Pass the BCETMB exam 750 hours… Continue reading Why Choose Board Certified?
My first glimpse of Lake Tahoe at sunset took my breath away. Although I live relatively close by, I’d never before approached the lake from the East and it was stunning. On this particular day, I was driving home from a craniosacral training near Reno, Nevada and was excited to see Lake Tahoe on my way. I… Continue reading Can I get a Witness?
One of the questions I hear most often is, “How long should my massage be? There are several factors to consider when deciding how much long your next massage should be. I encourage you to take a few minutes and just tune into your body with the following questions in mind. How does your Body &… Continue reading What length of Massage do you Need?
Today, of all days, is a day to awaken your senses. Drop whatever you are doing and go outside, and feel what you feel. Transitions are potent and rich. Something has changed, and our bodies respond intensely, if we are paying attention. Today, the weather has changed. The air has cleared. A deep, full breath feels fresh and cool,… Continue reading Awaken your Senses Today
Only when the psoas is free to move, can the energy of the body flow smoothly, the emotions balance, and our thoughts be integrated”. -Liz Koch The psoas (pronounced so-as) muscle is the deepest and most central of your core muscles. It attaches at the 12th thoracic vertebrae and to each of the 5 lumbar vertebrae,… Continue reading Release your Psoas for Freedom
When I tell people I do massage and bodywork for a living I usually hear one of two things. “Oh, if only I could justify that kind of frivolous luxury”, or “I tried that once. It didn’t help!” These comments usually stem from a lack of knowledge about the vastly different forms of bodywork available.… Continue reading Intuitive Integrative Therapy