I love being a massage therapist. Massage therapy has been my career for many years now, and it never fails that I learn something new. I am an independent practitioner. My clients do not always purchase monthly packages in advance with set appointment times. There are times when people see me … Read more about Valentina, Massage Therapist
Yoga or Pilates?
This is a reprint of a post written by fellow exercise and massage therapists, Julie. 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 … Read more about Yoga or Pilates?
The Pilates Method
Today, our post has been written by Julie Klutinoty. Julie has been training and giving classes in Yoga and Pilates for years. In fact, we started working together in both of these disciplines for a number of years. This post is about Pilates, what it is and the history of it, and how it can help … Read more about The Pilates Method
A Day In The Life Of An Outcall Massage Therapist
I mainly work on people in their own homes. I carry my table with me, and my supplies. Other massage therapists only work out of an office. It's all in what we are comfortable with. I have done both and neither one is better than the other, just different. Today I want to share with you just one of … Read more about A Day In The Life Of An Outcall Massage Therapist
More About Pilates
Another great guest post by Julie Klutinoty When discussing Pilates, one of the areas it's important to understand is your Iliopsoas. The iliopsoas muscle is a long muscle which originates on the lumbar spine. It attaches into the pelvis and the top of the thigh bone. The … Read more about More About Pilates
The Pilates method of exercise has made its’ reputation as being a physical exercise modality that focuses on the strengthening of the core, the muscles that surround the spine. Evolving through a system he called, “Contrology”, Joseph Pilates created his technique from a genuine interest and belief … Read more about Pilates
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 Therapy and the Muscular System
As a Massage Therapist in Brevard county for many years now, I have become the go to person for questions about the body. Specifically how it breaks down and what can be done to help get our bodies back in working order. … Read more about Massage Therapy and the Muscular System
Massage and Pilates
Massage and Pilates, what does one have to do with the other? While it may seem as though they have nothing in common, let me present you with these words and we will proceed from there. One relieves pain and the other helps to prevent injury in the first place. During my career as a masseuse, I … Read more about Massage and Pilates
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
I was taking a walk down memory lane looking at some old photographs. It's funny how people take so many pictures now and back in the day that just wasn't the case or maybe it was just my parents that wasn't the case with I don't know. I found a photo of myself wearing a beautiful dress my mother … Read more about Fixing Ourselves
Massage Therapist and Voice Actor?
As a massage therpaist, a practitioner in The Healing Arts and a caregiver, I have spent most of my time doing what I think should be done or what I have to do. I love my work and I've enjoyed being helpful to people I've taken care of, but I'm at a point in my life where I want to start doing … Read more about Massage Therapist and Voice Actor?