5 Tips for Active Aging

Everybody talks about active aging, but not everybody knows what it’s supposed to look like. Working to stay happy and healthy as we get older shouldn’t be a drag, something done to slow an inevitable decline into decrepitude. Some things get better and better with age! While the grocery store magazine rack offers all kinds…Continue Reading

4 ways to improve your sleep

March is fun for a few reasons. Exciting basketball, green beer, and a confused body clock. Wait, that’s not fun. March is when we attempt to shake off the winter doldrums and see the light at the end of the tunnel in the form of forsythia and Kid’s Day Fundraising efforts. Daylight Savings Time robs…Continue Reading

3 ways teens can benefit from massage

Adolescence is a unique stage of life. In between childhood and adulthood, teens go through massive changes on both a physiological and a psychological level. Naturally, this means that teens also have unique health and wellness issues. While nothing replaces regular physical exams with a physician and an active lifestyle, massage therapy can be a…Continue Reading

I am not a runner

I am not a runner It pains me a little bit to actually write that down. But it’s true. I’m not a runner. And I’m never gonna be. I’ve tried to be a runner. I have the gear. I have the playlists. I’ve had spurts of motivation over the past 4 years, fueled alternately by…Continue Reading

The undressing issue

The most Frequently Unasked Question in massage: Do I need to get naked? Short answer No. Absolutely not. Long answer In massage school it was suggested we say to clients, “Undress to your level of comfort.” I found that’s way too vague. And most people have no idea what that means. Heck, I’m not even…Continue Reading