Treading softly

Why I changed the way I walk and why you shouldn’t follow suit. The following is neither intended to convince nor advise.I am simply sharing my experience and some of my reasoning. There are so many things I take for granted. Being able to walk is one of them. Nobody taught me how to do it,…

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Word of Mouth

It is intensively satisfying to have my clients walking out of a session smiling and or deeply relaxed, with ease of movement where there was tension and ache before, connected to themselves and at home in their bodies. I love working with people, and I am glad that what I do is making a difference….

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Well-being hack *1

In one of my blogs, I talked about relaxation and massage, what it is, and what it is not, in my view. Important aspects of my work involve empowering and inspiring clients to create more well-being for themselves, which is why I would like to begin sharing some well-being hacks that have become regular habits…

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Bones go where muscles put them

What we can we as massage therapists add to the work of a chiropractor? A question that I was asking myself when I began working at a chiropractic clinic. In massage therapy we predominantly work with the soft tissues of the body, but also with joint mobilisation and sometimes bone stimulation. Simply put, much like…

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Doing nothing is not the same as relaxation.

Few of us understand relaxation well enough to access it regularly, and at will to reverse the heightened nervous system response we call stress. That is because we have forgotten how to relax. It no longer comes naturally to us in particular when our environment is not optimized for well-being and health. And we might…

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Celebrate your body

Stop judging your body, how you look, move, or feel. It does not judge you. It serves you beautifully, no matter what and only does what you ask it to do. It is time to celebrate it for that reason alone. Celebrate it for how well it responds to what you do, think and believe…

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Soft is the new strong.

Not many people know that I have been practicing martial arts for over 20 years because it is not as relevant for anyone else but me. It has, however, influenced the way I work as a massage therapist. What I learned in the dojo is that a relaxed body, a body that can sense its…

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Are good intentions enough to embody change?

Are you feeling bombarded with good advice and suffer from information overload about what to do, eat and how to move, how to stick with resolutions? It is often very difficult to decide which way to turn, where to start. Unfortunately, there is no magic bullet and no quick fix to be had and good…

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What is Lomi Lomi?

In summer I attended a six-day professional training course in Lomi Lomi massage which I am now offering to all my clients. Some of you might be familiar with that type of massage and some of you might not. Lomi-Lomi can be translated as rub-rub and is a massage practice or style that has developed…

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Connecting with yourself

Have you ever wondered why it is so difficult to create and stick with good habits? Sleeping, eating and moving well are key factors to leading a healthy and more fulfilled lifestyle. Knowing this, however, is not enough to motivate change. We are becoming increasingly disconnected from our bodies when using modern technology and negotiating…

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