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Happy Mothers Day!

Whether you are a mother, have a mother, or know a mother, Mothers Day is time to honor those who've filled this important role – step-mothers, birth-mothers, and godmothers too. While there are as many ways of being a mother as there are moms in the world, one thing...

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6 Healthy Activities You Can Do at Work

Do you sit at a desk for eight hours (or more) each day, with little to no intermittent movement? If you answered yes, then you have a sedentary job. You’re part of the more than 80% of the American workforce who have their butts glued to office chairs each day. And...

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Should I cancel my massage if I’m sick?

Short answer: Yes, please. Long Answer: Yes, please! Massage is great. You know this. But it’s not always a great idea. Whether we are in the midst of cold and flu season or not, it’s important that you know when it may be necessary to cancel your appointment. Why?...

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Body image – risk and reward in massage

Body image. Almost everybody has something about their body that they don’t like. For many people it’s a minor issue, no big deal. But some people have a major issue with their body image. It affects how they live and their happiness. When I tell some people that I’m...

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Do I need to get undressed?

Short answer: No. Absolutely not. Long answer: I’ve found many massage therapists and bodyworkers say, “Undress to your level of comfort.” I think that’s way too vague. And people new to massage have no idea what that means. Heck, I’m not even sure what that means...

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What should I expect at my massage session?

Before your appointment, I’ll have a brief intake form for you to fill out. You can fill out the intake form when you arrive at the wellness center, or beforehand at home. (I recommend beforehand.) We’ll talk about why you’re coming in for a massage and what you your...

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