Dual Massage – The Sweetness of Doing Nothing….Together

Dual Massage – The Sweetness of Doing Nothing….Together

There is a scene in a movie I like, where an Italian man tells an American woman that her problem is that she is woefully unaware of how to relax.  He calls it “the sweetness of doing nothing”. Maybe you’ve seen Eat, Pray, Love and enjoyed watching Julia Roberts embrace ..Continue Reading

The Stress-Heart Connection

The Stress-Heart Connection

We have all heard the statistics and we do not like to face them: in Canada, heart disease is the second leading cause of death. Most people know the main recommendations for heart health: eat right, exercise, stop smoking, manage your weight, and so on. However, one of the key ..Continue Reading

We’ll Be Your Coach

We’ll Be Your Coach

This month let’s focus on bringing in the new year and how our team of professionals can assist you with making 2018 the most successful year ever. With the start of a new year, it is natural to be desirous of making new changes.  The research indicates that 80% of ..Continue Reading

A Healthy Approach to Making Changes in the New Year

A Healthy Approach to Making Changes in the New Year

Starting something new can be exciting, and yet also daunting. Bringing in the New Year is no exception. Everyone enjoys celebrating New Year’s, however making resolutions and sticking to them is often a big challenge. We have all been through the process of making the perfect resolution, sticking with it ..Continue Reading

Stress Related Jaw Pain and Massage Treatment of the TMJ

Stress Related Jaw Pain and Massage Treatment of the TMJ

Do you notice yourself clenching your teeth during the day? Does your partner wake you up telling you  that you were grinding your teeth? Do you wake up with headaches in the morning?  If so, you may be experiencing TMJ (temporomandibular joint) issues caused by stress. As the holiday season ..Continue Reading

A Massage Therapist’s Guide to Beating Holiday Stress

A Massage Therapist’s Guide to Beating Holiday Stress

The Holidays are coming! For many people, this could mean hours of planning, late night wrapping, the In-law’s shitsu (Sir Elton the Third) who pees on your brand-new carpet every time someone enters your house or driving in terrible conditions.  I could go on and on, but what I am ..Continue Reading

Holiday Bill of Rights

Holiday Bill of Rights

What if peace on earth could begin at the dinner table? Imagine experiencing an inner peace, free from worrying about what to eat.  It is difficult to enjoy the holidays when you are preoccupied with eating or concerned about what to say to friends and family who make it a ..Continue Reading

Trauma and Chronic Pain: Understanding the Mind, Body Connection

Trauma and Chronic Pain: Understanding the Mind, Body Connection

As a therapist, the question often comes if one issue can influence another issue a client may be experiencing. The answer is yes. More and more clients report experiencing the effects of chronic pain. What’s more, there are also an increasing amount of clients that consult for trauma. How do ..Continue Reading

Foam Rolling to Reduce Pain

Foam Rolling to Reduce Pain

Foam rollers are an awesome and simple tool that can be used to help reduce pain in your muscles and joints.  They are easy to use and transport so you can work on your pain management at home, the gym, or even at the office! There are a variety of ..Continue Reading

Foods Can Help Reduce Inflammation

Foods Can Help Reduce Inflammation

Arthritis is a degenerative condition that is characterized by inflammation and sometimes derangement of the joints. It can be both painful and debilitating.  The classification includes commonly known conditions such as Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis, but is also used to classify conditions such as Gout, Lupus, and Fibromyalgia. Inflammation is ..Continue Reading