Dry Brushing: What it is and Why it’s Important

You probably brush your teeth and your hair every day, but have you ever brushed your skin? Dry body brushing is something quick and easy you can do every day that would have major health benefits for your skin, circulation, and lymphatic system.  Skin brushing is done by applying smooth brush strokes on dry skin […]

Posture Perfect

What is posture? When you start talking to people about posture, many will subconsciously begin to stand taller- shoulders pushed back and head held high. For years moms everywhere have been instructing their kids to “sit up straight” and “stop slouching”. This has led most people to think of posture as describing only the positioning […]

Bending without Breaking: A Look at Hypermobility

When I was a young girl, I joined a pee-wee cheerleading team. It seemed like a great fit because I was outgoing, loud and full of energy.  It wasn’t very many practices in that the coach started calling me out because my arms didn’t look “right” in the High V. The coach would tell me to […]

Dip Your Hands In This

One of the most common questions I get asked as a massage therapist is– “Do your hands hurt?” Well the answer is yes (but only sometimes! All muscles eventually get tired with use.) However, that’s why I have an at-home Paraffin dip that I use as a part of my self-care routine. I use it […]

Muscle Cramps, Charley Horses, or Spasms: Here’s how to beat them.

Just about everyone has experienced a muscle cramp or Charley horse. If you have, you probably still remember the sudden tight and intense pain caused by a muscle locked in a spasm. It can happen while you sit, walk, lift weights, or even sleep. Sometimes the slightest movement that shortens a muscle can trigger a […]

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