Massage Therapist

I have been a Licensed Massage Therapist for over 20 years now,  long before it became mainstream. Along the way, I also learned that preventing injury is nearly as important as helping to heal injuries. I have worked with top athletes, physical therapists, chiropractors and health … Read more about Massage Therapist

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

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

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

Testimonial For Valentina’s Caregiving

Valentina Boonstra was very instrumental as a caregiver to me.  Her dedication to listening and evaluating what I needed to solve my immediate problem meant the world to me. Also, her empathy and compassion led to getting me help faster than the doctor who’s care I was under.  Valentina … Read more about Testimonial For Valentina’s Caregiving

Infants, Touch and Massage

Recently I was asked about the benefits of infant massage. Most people understand infants of all species need some affection and touch. When it comes to our human infants it’s a proven fact their ability to thrive depends upon  touch. Infant massage is a way to sooth babies and also to let them … Read more about Infants, Touch and Massage

Massage Therapy After Exercise

Whether you are just getting back into a regular exercise program, or you are preparing to run a marathon, massage therapy can be another tool in your health toolbox. Studies have shown that getting a massage after exercise can help by reducing the tensions in your muscles and it also decreases the … Read more about Massage Therapy After Exercise