Looking for ways to keep the romance alive? What makes a relationship stand the test of time? How do couples stay and grow together and still maintain that initial love spark? Whether you’re in a long term relationship and looking for inspiration, or are starting a new relationship, these 10 ..Continue Reading
I sometimes get the question “What is fascia?” Being the anatomy nerd that I am, I find fascia one of the most fascinating elements in the human body. So let’s dive right in. Fascia (Fa-Sha): A thin sheath of fibrous tissue enclosing a muscle or other organ. Think about a ..Continue Reading
We, as bodyworkers, need to be especially aware of the transference of energy from our clients to us. Ever help someone with a headache, and they walk off the table relieved while later that evening you find youself with a horrible headache? Perhaps you just feel absolutely wiped out after ..Continue Reading
#1. Eases Anxiety and Depression. A study published in the Journal of American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, found that patients who were depressed and anxious were much more relaxed and happy, and had reduced stress levels after a massage. #2. Improved Sleep. This benefit goes hand-in-hand with the ..Continue Reading
For some, receiving a massage may be putting them at the edge of discomfort. Perhaps the thought of another person seeing them “naked” is horrifying. What about my pimples!? Cellulite!? Body hair!?Funky toes!? Skinny legs!? You name it, a massage therapist has seen it. And we seek to honor, heal, ..Continue Reading
We all know we need to practice self-care in order to feel our best and be able to help others. (You know this, RIGHT?!) Yet, things like massages, facials, yoga classes, pedicures, and spa days cost $$$$. While there is no real substitute for getting regular, actual massages, you don’t ..Continue Reading
[wpdevart_youtube]k966XC9o5qo[/wpdevart_youtube] I’m showing here a couple techniques for slow, deep tissue massage on the glutes, hamstrings, and IT band, using mainly forearms and elbows. Mahalo for watching!
[wpdevart_youtube]UM27wm3OyA[/wpdevart_youtube] In this video I’m demonstrating some deep tissue techniques for the gluteal muscles (a.k.a. the butt), using mostly forearms, fists, and a little knee action!
[wpdevart_youtube]4_IlOBuyQCs[/wpdevart_youtube] Who doesn’t want to be able to give an epic massage? In this video, I show an example flow of a massage that can be done easily on the bed. I offer couples massage classes in Kona, Hawaii. I also offer therapeutic massage in a beautiful setting in Captain Cook, Kona ..Continue Reading