Tips To Ease Sedentary Back Pain

A sedentary lifestyle is considered  one of the main  causes of back and neck pain in 65 percent of young adults aged 16 to 34, according to a British Chiropractic Association study. In the study, 40 percent of participants said they sit for most of the day at work and 32 percent said … Read more about Tips To Ease Sedentary Back Pain

Good Bye Alice

There is a saying about how rough times teach you the most. As cliché as it sounds, it’s pretty accurate in my case. Over the past 30 years, I have grown and changed.   Most of the time it was my choice. I have always been interested to learn new things, to experience how exercise could … Read more about Good Bye Alice

Massage Therapy Today

After I had already massage therapist for a few years, I received many phone calls from people who were considering entering the massage field. They wanted to know if I thought it was a good career field.   I would almost always say “yes, I highly suggest it because even if you don't start … Read more about Massage Therapy Today

How Massage Can Help With the Grieving Process

Grief might live in the heart, but it affects the body, too, contributing to pain and tightness. … Read more about How Massage Can Help With the Grieving Process

Having a Healthy Spine

Path Towards a Healthy Spine     The ancient yogis tell us ‘we are as vital as our spine is flexible ‘. From a broad perspective one can see the spine representing the body center.   On a whole, the physical body heals itself from the ‘inside’ or ‘center’ outward. One … Read more about Having a Healthy Spine

Massage Therapy and Back Spasm Relief

Bad backs run in our family. My brother has gone through several surgeries in an attempt to correct issues with his back. My sister has several degenerated discs and after seeing what my brother has gone through with his back and all of his surgeries, she is reluctant to consider surgery as an … Read more about Massage Therapy and Back Spasm Relief

Yoga Nidra – A Path to Peaceful Sleep

Another Guest Post by Julie Klutinoty- Yoga Nidra - a path to peaceful sleep If you practice yoga, you are among over 20 million people, in the U.S. alone, stepping on and off ‘the mat’ on a regular basis. With a rich history over 5,000 years old, Yoga is to the 21st Century what Jane Fonda … Read more about Yoga Nidra – A Path to Peaceful Sleep

Massage Therapy Brevard County

My name is  Valentina Boonstra and I have been an LMT, or Licensed Massage Therapist in Brevard County for more than 20 years. Over the years I have helped countless people in a number of different ways. It is so rewarding for me when I see people relieved of pain as I work on them.  The … Read more about Massage Therapy Brevard County

The Importance of Warming Up

    STRETCH FIRST! - All too often, clients come to me with pain that was caused by over doing an exercise regimen. Listen up. If you haven't been working out regularly, or even if you have, your ligaments and tendons will be tight. When you jump into a strenuous exercise routine, … Read more about The Importance of Warming Up

Massage Therapist, Caregiver

  Whenever someone has a career which spans multiple decades, they are bound to have things change and evolve over those years. Some of my  clients have been with me for all of those three decades. Others come and go, and then there are new clients who hear about me from the others. … Read more about Massage Therapist, Caregiver

How Massage Therapists Can Help to Prevent Falls

Once someone is in their  80's a serious fall can be traumatic. Actually a fall at any age can also result in decreased mobility and pain. One way to prevent falls is to use massage and strength building exercise to ensure your balance and stability. … Read more about How Massage Therapists Can Help to Prevent Falls