5 Signs You Need a Massage

5 Signs You Need a Massage

by Caitlin Couture, LMT and Heidi Weiss, MPH Movement and massage are powerful forms of stress-relief, and can assist with both physical and mental release. But how do you know when to use movement as a form of release and when to use manual therapies like massage?...
The Misnomer of Self-Care

The Misnomer of Self-Care

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass, the world is too full to talk about. Ideas, language, even the phrase ‘each other’ doesn’t make any sense. – Rumi   By Heidi Weiss,...
Balancing the Nervous System

Balancing the Nervous System

Guest Post by Iona Rainbow River, LMT In these trying times, many of us often function in a chronic state of stress, which a state of low-grade  “fight/flight/freeze” response, or the autonomic nervous system’s sympathetic response. It’s a useful,...
What to Expect During Your Massage

What to Expect During Your Massage

Guest Post by Caitlin Couture, LMT For some, not getting a massage was the thing you missed during the pandemic – but you have no idea when or how to plunge back in. For others, getting a massage has never been a regular event, and while you might know that you...
Myofascial Release

Myofascial Release

Guest Post by Iona Rainbow River, LMT You may be familiar with the term “myofascial release,” but what is it? Like the solar system’s immense network of stars, our bodies are filled with a web of fascia, a connective tissue that protects and connects every...