Celebrating 10 years of massage & bodywork in Auburn California

The beginning of 2019 marked my 10th year of practicing massage in Auburn California and my 9th year of earning my NCBTMB massage and bodywork certification. I thought this would be a good time to reflect on this important milestone and share a bit of my story. I began my bodywork career after earning my… Continue reading Celebrating 10 years of massage & bodywork in Auburn California

How CranioSacral Therapy can help PTSD

How CranioSacral Therapy can help PTSD What is PTSD? Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a complex condition involving the body, mind and spirit. Though most often associated with our military veterans, PTSD is an anxiety disorder that can affect anyone with a history of trauma.  Trauma can be the result of childhood injury or abuse,… Continue reading How CranioSacral Therapy can help PTSD

CranioSacral Therapy for children and Youth

Supporting the whole Family CranioSacral Therapy for Children and Youth Some of the most touching and moving experiences I’ve had as a bodyworker have been practicing CranioSacral Therapy for children and youth in Auburn, CA. I will never forget seeing one young person who has autism reach up and gently touch my colleagues face in… Continue reading CranioSacral Therapy for children and Youth

Emotional Pain and Trauma: How does Bodywork Help?

Trauma and Emotional Pain: How does Massage and Bodywork help? Most people don’t seek out massage and bodywork until they get sick or start hurting. What they may not realize is that it is usually emotional and mental challenges that underlie the onset of physical pain and illness. Body centered therapies such as therapeutic massage and CranioSacral… Continue reading Emotional Pain and Trauma: How does Bodywork Help?

Intuitive Massage and Bodywork: The Winding Road to healing

Intuitive Massage and Bodywork: A Winding Road to Healing “Well, that was a hoot!” *Joan said as we wrapped up her first session with me.  She gave no other indication of how she felt about the work before she paid my fee and left. She did not reschedule and I did not know if she had gotten much out of the treatment.… Continue reading Intuitive Massage and Bodywork: The Winding Road to healing