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Oh, mama!

IMG_0375Well, lovely readers, it’s been quite a year. This mother’s day is special for me – it marks the (completion of the) first year of being a mom! My little guy is doing great and we are teaching each other … Continue reading

Winter recipe – Vegetable Noodles!

It can be hard to get those veggies in during the Winter months – or at all for the greens-challenged. Here are recipe and tips from one of my favorite bloggers, Wellness Mama, on how to sneak those much needed … Continue reading

What I’ve been listening to

music_and_medicine_by_dasterion-d37m4r2Newsletter subscribers get a monthly update on tunes that I’m digging in addition to a music for massage mix (quarterly). The next massage mix is in the Spring of 2015. Sign up to get it! Click here to sign up. … Continue reading

Bodywork Therapy Spotlight – Applied Kinesiology

applied kinesiologyNot to be confused with Kinesiology, the study of movement, Applied Kinesiology is all about using the nerve impulses that run through musculature to diagnose and treat illnesses. Developed by a chiropractor, it is a very controversial form of diagnosis … Continue reading

Your Body, Cravings and Addiction

BoyworkCravingsAddictionjpgIn the Spring 2013 issue of Massage Therapy Journal, the featured cover story was on massage and addiction. The article outlined how massage therapy can alleviate the symptoms of withdrawal and create a space for trust in the healing process. … Continue reading

Hardcore Smoothie

music_and_medicine_by_dasterion-d37m4r2Check out John Joseph from hardcore band, the Cro-Mags’ recipe for a cleansing, energy-boosting smoothie from the Munchies feature on the Vice Channel. Who knew hardcore and smoothies can be so entertaining (and tasty!) Fits right in with Newsletter #11 … Continue reading

Abhyanga Massage (Spring edition)

oil-226x300Back in newsletter #8, I talked about Ayruvedic Massage or Abhyanga Massage, where large amounts of warm oil is used. The strokes are similar to Swedish style circular and vertical motions, and the effects of stimulating the lymphatic system are … Continue reading

Spring Recipe – Asparagus!

asparagus soupAsparagus is here! Back when I had to do a parasite cleanse and was slowly getting back to solid foods (you can read all about the cleanse here), vegetable puree was a godsend. I particularly enjoyed asparagus soup. It’s not … Continue reading

Spring Detox – What’s Right For You?

as-1Welcome to Spring! Last spring we talked about Spring Awakenings in Newsletter #3. This year, all sorts of new buds are blooming. Now the question is, what cleanse is right for you to get these blooms to reach their full … Continue reading

I was on the radio!

On March 7th at 7pm I was on New York community radio station WVOX out of New Rochelle to talk about the benefits of massage therapy! It was as a guest on the show “Metal Mayhem.” Yes, a heavy metal … Continue reading