fascia

Massage for Active People and Sports Enthusiasts

It’s summer and the courts, golf courses, and pools are busy with children and adults playing hard. People, jogging, walking, biking, hiking, playing volleyball, soccer, tennis and more.  Because of our passion, sometimes we play a little too hard. We become plagued by aches and pains or even an injury. We reach for the pain relievers and Read More

Gluteal Amnesia – Your Butt Is Why Your Back Hurts

Our increasingly sedentary lifestyles are leading to what experts are calling “Gluteal Amnesia.”   While new technologies, automation and robotics result in productivity gains, they often create jobs that are less active and more sedentary.  Sitting has become the new smoking. Gluteal Amnesia is when the gluteal muscles (primarily your butt muscles) no longer function Read More

Tapping The Inner Healer For Optimal Health

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you could have an ally that is constantly promoting your health and well-being?  Well you have one, we all do.  It is our body’s inner wisdom.  We believe our body has the innate wisdom to heal itself.  Look at how cuts, wounds and broken bones are healed.  Viruses and bacteria Read More

Ida Rolf’s Vision and The Secret Life of Fascia : Part Three

At the end of part two of this series, we left Dr. Ida Rolf at the Esalen Institute in Big Sur, CA, which at that time was at the very center of the ‘counter culture’ and a haven for transformational junkies. It was at Esalen that she finally had a growing group of students hand-picked Read More

Ida Rolf’s Vision and the Secret Life of Fascia : Part One

If you know someone who has experienced the cutting-edge bodywork known as, Structural Integration (AKA Rolfing), you probably noticed how their posture changed dramatically. Maybe their head that had been hanging out, way forward of the rest of their body, was now sitting on top of their shoulders, or rounded shoulders have come back, or Read More