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

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

Yoga For Lower Back Pain

Today we have another guest post by Holly...enjoy.. Yoga For Lower Back Pain By Holly Garrett     There’s no doubt about it—lower back pain is a stinger. Thankfully there are some things we can do in yoga to alleviate the pain naturally and effectively. Marjariasana (Cat Pose) is … Read more about Yoga For Lower Back Pain

Yoga: An Ever-Evolving Journey

Over the many years I have been in practice, I have learned new ways to relieve pain and stress and I have shared those disciplines with people all over the state of Florida. This young lady, Holly Garrett is one of them and she offered to guest write a few blogs for my site this month. Thank you … Read more about Yoga: An Ever-Evolving Journey

A Family Exercise Plan

I think it's time we start a movement. I am going to call it the Family Exercise Plan. In my previous post I mentioned the side effects of poor posture habits and what they can do to our bodies.  Last time I addressed the couch potato syndrome, and I would like to add to that today. Let's … Read more about A Family Exercise Plan

Staying Strong While Managing Your Pain

  During my journey as a massage therapist, I longed to find ways to help those of my clients who were in pain. As part of that quest to help my clients, I learned more about body structure, how as certain parts of our bodies become weak from over use or from lack of use, other parts of the … Read more about Staying Strong While Managing Your Pain

Gentle Exercise For Men and Women With Chronic Illness

Most of us are fortunate, we get an ache or a pain, take a pain pill and voila, we are fine the next day. Now, just try to imagine that same pain, perhaps even intensified, and it's there 24 hours of the day. No matter what type of pain pill you take, it's never stops hurting and there is no relief. … Read more about Gentle Exercise For Men and Women With Chronic Illness

Testimonial for Valentina

  "When Valentina first approached me to exercise in my forties, I was resistant at first.  However, as Valentina worked with me and taught me  to lift weights, climb on boxes,do squats and lunges with The Firm videos, I became convinced that regular exercise was a huge investment … Read more about Testimonial for Valentina

Flexibility and Movement Class

I am excited to report the results of our last workshop to increase flexibility and movement. I recently enjoyed seeing a dear long-term client for her massage appointment. She thanked me for our workshop and told me she kept practicing the exercises she remembered. When I worked on her neck, her … Read more about Flexibility and Movement Class