101 Things I’ve learned from my Massage Therapist- Day 8 Imagery is such an amazing tool; as a man thinks so he is. This week I have been writing a presentation for students of massage therapy. I was called to share my gratitude with them. How lucky are we to know the muscles and bonesContinue reading “Fluid Bones”
101 Things I’ve Learned from my Massage Therapist-Day 7 This week my patients are once again dictating the education. I found my self clarifying the difference between plantar fascia and plantar faciitis. After all our thoughts create our reality. In the book “The Genie in your Genes by Dawson Church, PHD we are reminded thatContinue reading “My Plantar Fasciitis”
Trapezius commonly referred to as the traps, are really just hungry for some love. Most of us think of this muscle as the “Hulk”, or a small triangle that runs from the side of our neck to the shoulder. You probably know this muscle well; feel like your walking around with your shoulders hunched upContinue reading “Day 6- H.A.L.T (Hungry Angry Lonely Trapezius)”
Tooth Pain I Woke up this morning with pain in my teeth. My first instinct was panic; I took a deep breath and cradled my face. The “heat” from my hand felt so good. The exhale that followed brought me back into the moment. I was in a panic; Two or three of my teeth wereContinue reading “101 Things I’ve Learned from my Massage Therapist-Day 5”
Breathe Just take one breath. Is your instinct to inhale? Reread the header and pay attention. Does your stomach move when you breathe? Does your rib cage move from the bottom to the top or from the top to the bottom? Does it feel relaxing? Is there an equal in and out to your breath?Continue reading “101 Things I’ve Learned from my Massage Therapist-Day 4”
Eye Exercise As we sat at the dinner table reading cards and opening gifts a pair of family reading glasses were passed around; we also have several pairs at the front desk in the clinic. Many of us know if we are near sighted or far sighted. We might have a pair of glasses forContinue reading “101 Things I’ve Learned from my Massage Therapist-Day 3”
Pelvic floor strength and mobility is the key to happy and healthy back and hips. Eric Franklin explains how the pelvic floor works and he also shares some lovely strengthening exercises https://www.youtube.com/shared?ci=3pSUGukbngI
Try some of these excellent exercises while you walk to activate your core. Eric Franklin gives us a lovely education in muscles of the core and how to activate them while you walk
Keeping your heart happy can change your mood. It begins with “slouch proofing” your body. Watch this amazing video from Eric Franklin and transform your day!
We spend all day on our feet! Start the day off by waking them up!