Whether you are someone struggling with chronic pain, someone hoping to ease discomfort brought on by longer-term postural or movement pattern problems, or merely someone who is dealing with long-standing discomfort – even without a clear cause – a new realm of bodywork may yield helpful results. An expansion of massage therapy, the Anatomy Trains […]
How Pain Relief Massage Supports Injury Recovery
Runners – and any athlete, for that matter – well know the frustrating disappointment when a good training week is rudely interrupted by some new ache or pain. The repetitive motions that athletes put their bodies through inevitably take a toll. Back pain, joint stiffness, shin splints: all injuries that put a definite damper on […]
The Wisdom of Thai Yoga Massage in Lafayette, CO
The Wisdom of Thai Yoga Massage in Lafayette, CO Written by Lucy Kay Thai Yoga Massage is a 2000 year old holistic therapy where the human being is seen and treated as an ever-changing network of physical, mental, emotional and spiritual aspects that all influence and inform each other. As an attentive, skilled practitioner of […]
Receive Massage Therapy to Boost Your Immune System
A growing body of research supports massage therapy for health and wellness. Studies have documented how massage reduces pain and anxiety, improves mood and sleep, and is an effective adjunct for cardiovascular and oncology care. These massage benefits can enhance our lives throughout the year. Massage, Viruses, and the Immune System The use of massage […]
Breast and Chest Massage for Wellness
-Vicki Catalina I’m passionate about helping people recover from health challenges and surgery—and also stay healthy—through massage. Over the years I’ve seen clients with all sorts of health issues and conditions, many of them related to the chest and breast. I pursued additional training to expand my ability to help clients through chest and breast […]
Low Back Pain? Relief is Possible!
Low back pain (LBP) is one of the most common conditions I see in my office, and if you have low back pain, you are not alone! Achey, stiff, sore at best, and burning, spasming, shooting at worst– a hurting low back can affect all aspects of your life. The low back is the […]
What is Phenomenal Touch Massage?
Imagine receiving a massage that feels like resting in the ocean. The massage therapist’s hands flow seamlessly from one area of your body to another. Like waves, the stokes flow around your limbs embracing both sides. The movements crest and fall, lifting your body from the table, the tension draining out as you slowly sink […]
The Art of Receiving Massage
How to Enhance Your Bodywork Experience At first glance, receiving massage seems pretty straightforward. I mean, you just lay there, right? Well that’s one approach. But there are ways you can get even more from your sessions. Turns out, how you receive can radically enhance your experience of massage. The secret lies in how […]