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What I’ve learned about treating trigger points.

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Lucky So & So’s

A wise woman once told me that the spouses and significant others of massage therapists are lucky folks. A couple weeks before going back to school, I felt off-center and ID’d my saudade as- the desire to give a massage. … Continue reading

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Tai Chi Massage (but not really).

Having enjoyed my introduction to Tai Chi in general in Jet Li’s “Tai Chi Master” (http://smile.amazon.com/Tai-Chi-Master-Blu-ray/dp/B003M9ZACY/ref=tmm_blu_title_0?ie=UTF8&qid=1386515413&sr=8-1) I was intrigued to hear that there was massage that incorporated the redirection of energy into its practice. The savvy reader might wonder how Tai Chi … Continue reading

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Simplicity

* Story of Giotto and the Pope, taken from Vasari (https://play.google.com/store/books/details?id=jmBJAQAAIAAJ&rdid=book-jmBJAQAAIAAJ&rdot=1 Page 7): Pope Benedict sent one of his courtiers into Tuscany to see what sort of a man he was and what his works were like, for the Pope was planning … Continue reading

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Harnessing Ki

As someone with lifelong ambitions of being involved in theater, I’ve always wished I were not just a theater practitioner but also a Jedi. The stage “wizardry” would be ordinally higher if I could Force-push or pull set pieces and … Continue reading

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How to get a good nights sleep!

Originally posted on Catherine Hughes – Chiropractic:
What is going on when you just cannot get comfortable lying down? A nagging lower pain in your back is preventing you from finding a restful position to lie in – and depriving…

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Got Stress? Get Snakes!

Originally posted on TheWannabeSaint.com:
There are a lot of ways to relieve the stresses of life, but covering oneself with snakes? The New York Post article reads; “A masseuse looks on as pythons slither over Indonesian customer Ferdi Tilukay,…

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