Working With SaraCare in Melbourne

Group Of Seniors Enjoying Fitness Class In Retirement Home In the past year or so, I have begun working at the SarahCare center in Melbourne, Fl. I met the owners of SarahCare a few years ago, and from time to time I would visit the center and keep in touch. I enjoy them and I really enjoy meeting … Read more about Working With SaraCare in Melbourne

Make Massage Part Of Your New Year’s Resolutions

Who amongst us doesn't resolve to lose weight, exercise more, earn more money and be a better friend, Mother, Father or Grandparent? Even if you no longer commit those resolutions to paper, somewhere in your head you have at least one of these goals swirling around in your head. How about making … Read more about Make Massage Part Of Your New Year’s Resolutions

The End of Another Year..Preparing to Say Good Bye to 2019

Another year is coming to an end. It's been a great year, and a hard year, and a year of changes. But it's been another year that I have been able to walk this earth. To be able to watch the amazing sunrises we have here in Florida and drive home while watching the sunset. It's truly beautiful here … Read more about The End of Another Year..Preparing to Say Good Bye to 2019

Give the Gift of Massage

It's the beginning of November.  Soon it will be Thanksgiving, then Christmas. The next couple of months are going to fly by. Before we know it, 2020 will be upon us and we will be wondering, where did 2019 go? I know that some of you have already started your Holiday Shopping. If you have … Read more about Give the Gift of Massage

Relief For Swollen Arms or Legs

My sister, Social Cindy, called me last week and said, "Val, my right leg is all swollen and so is my right arm, can you please come rub me?" And of course, I said yes. Cindy has some pretty badly deteriorated discs in her lower back, she has scoliosis, and now that she is turning 68, she is … Read more about Relief For Swollen Arms or Legs

Hints for Massage Clients

Helpful hints on how to be your massage therapist's favorite client. If you have someone coming to your house on a warm summer day to do any work, from house cleaning to making repairs, please turn the air to a cooler temp. Massage is physical labor and we get quite warm while we work. Have … Read more about Hints for Massage Clients

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

The Difference Between Yoga and Pilates

From time to time, my friend Julie Klutinoty shares some of her experience and expertise with us. Today, she is examining the differences between Pilates and Yoga.  As a Certified Pilates and Yoga Teacher for over 30 years, one of the most common questions I find myself answering is, “What is … Read more about The Difference Between Yoga and Pilates

Tips To Ease Sedentary Back Pain

A sedentary lifestyle is considered the cause 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 sitting for extended times … Read more about Tips To Ease Sedentary Back Pain