A muscular therapy massage is a relaxing experience that creates an overall sense of well being, decreasing the effects of physical, mental, and emotional stress on the body, including:
- Deep and specific massage
- Tension releasing exercises
- Body care techniques
- Postural awareness/realignment
Muscular Therapy is an intentional and skillful application of touch by a trained practitioner. It is a system of treatment and education which includes a series of techniques and exercises designed to break down tension and keep it from returning.
Muscular Therapy is good for:
- Chronic pain
- Acute Injuries
- Musculo-skeletal Dysfunction
- Athletic Training and Performance
What to Expect:
- A professional therapeutic massage specifically designed for your physical and/or physiological needs
- Complete privacy, your safety and modesty are always respected
Polarity Therapy is a holistic, energy-based system that includes bodywork, diet, exercise, and liefstyle counseling for the purpose of restoring and maintaining proper Energy Flows throughout the body. Polarity therapy unblocks and recharges the flow of life energy and realigns unbalanced energy. Manipulation, using light touch and medium and deep pressure, is used to release these energy blockages and restore balance to the body and mind. Polarity therapy works with the body's energetic system to balance and facilitate healing. Polarity bodywork creates a deep feeling of relaxation and well being.
Reiki is a Japanese form of energy work that cleanses and balances the energy system in the body. As a result, the body's natural self-healing mechanisms strengthen, helping to establish optimum health. During a session, I work directly with your energy field to remove blockages, detoxify your system, and restore your vital life force energy. Reiki utilizes a gentle laying on of hands to conduct the necessary energy force between us. The benefits of Reiki range from the release of habitual mental/emotional stress to alleviating chronic pain.
In addition, I am also trained and available to pass attunements for all three Reiki degrees, including Reiki Master Teacher.
Please contact me directly for more information about class offerings.
Face Toning Rejuvenation Massage feels absolutely amazing. The face responds very quickly to massage stimulation and the results from this fabulous face toning treatment are many. Support your desire to look younger and feel refreshed.
Clients love how incredibly relaxing it feels!
Sessions can be comprised of one modality or a mixture of massage, polarity, reiki and/or face toning rejuvenation massage. Choose what and how long you want your session to be!
30 minutes $40
60 minutes $80
75 minutes $90
90 minutes $110
If you are a massage and/or polarity therapy student, please ask about the student discount.
Dear Massage Therapy Colleague:
If you are anything like me, you chose a vocation in massage therapy for the love you have for what it brings to others and yourself. Few careers are as rewarding as this one. Over time, though, no matter how much we love it, there are periods when we experience aches, pains, and boredom, and know deep down that we cannot do this work in that state of being. Over the past 25 plus years my experiences have run the gamut, with plenty of highs and lows. Self-reflection has led me to the important realization that how we use our bodies while doing this work can make all the difference in the quality and longevity of our profession.
We are massage athletes, spending a significant portion of our days (and working life) standing over a table, nurturing others with our hard earned skills. Unless we are vigilant, it is natural to develop and unintentionally reinforce a few bad habits. No matter how technically skilled we are, if we aren't moving correctly, nothing really gets better. And, as long as our bodies hurt and we feel locked in boredom, we cannot possibly experience the joy that led us to this beautiful profession in the first place. When our bodies hurt, we want the time to go quickly. When our bodies hurt, we become focused on the pain and become less present to what is happening with the person on our table, unavailable and inattentive to the the subtle energies that are part of the magic of massage. Unaddressed, this can lead to a career ending situation.
My BodySaver Body Mechanics Workshop is an opportunity to share in new and exciting possibilities!
This workshop is designed to help participants:
* Develope a deep kinesthetic awareness of proper body mechanics
* Learn new techniques that emphasize these proper body mechanics and reduce pain and injury
* Create more enthusiasm for being a massage professional
And finally, the benefits of solid and proper body mechanics are many!
* Create ability to work deeper
* Prevent injuries (for both client and therapist)
* Resolve MT's chronic aches and pains associated with doing massage work
* Facilitate the intuitive connection with client
* Bring more enjoyment to working
* Have more energy at the end of the day
* Prevent burnout
* Keep you in good shape
* Create career longevity
* Enhance the creative flow of the work
If you are interested in attending this workshop please contact me. I have workshops in the Greater Portland area. If that is not convenient, I will come to your facility and present this workshop to a group of massage therapists, or I will share this information in a private lesson in my office with 2 or 3 participants. And I am open to other ideas!
My years of experience enable me to help other massage therapy and bodywork professionals in many aspects of their new or existing practice. I offer professional help and advice on topics ranging from marketing to body mechanic adjustment.
Please inquire about single sessions, or package offerings.
In 1997 I discovered the practice of Macrobiotics. I took many lessons, studied and spent countless hours cooking. Since 2000, I have been assisting and teaching cooking classes in the Greater Portland area.
I call myself a Natural Foods Enthusiast. I absolutely love to cook, garden, shop and create beautiful food for my busy life and family.
I offer individualized cooking services and cooking lessons as well as classes for the public at "your venue" for whole foods fare including:
- Vegan & Vegetarian
Please contact me for more details and rates.