Posts By: Nick Pavoldi

2019 Massage Gift Certificates

This year we’ve created a really special gift certificate. I started with a the best paper you can get with Mohawk Strathmore DTC 280# stock. Mohawk produces some of the finest paper on the planet and this specialty stock was made for the letterpress. As always each certificate is hand pressed on my Golding #7… Read more »

Win a Golden Ticket!

For the first time ever we are giving away a Golden Ticket this year. Every gift certificate number will be thrown into a hat and drawn at random. One lucky winner is getting a pack of ten massages on us.    

Advanced Rolf Structural Integration workshop with Neal Powers

I love San Francisco. I feel a spark of energy when I’m there, a flash of creativity and taste for adventure. Neal Powers is a terrific guy, a wonderful teacher and one of the remaining old timers in the Rolf world. This work requires the practitioner to peel away layers and keep finding new ways… Read more »

The Bodywork Guild

This summer while I my daughter Rafaella was being born, I began work on the final stages of a dream a long time in the making and more that one thing entered the world in August of 2018 The Bodywork Guild is a continuing education platform for massage therapists in New York state and accredited… Read more »

The Golden Path

Updated 2019 We launching a new membership style service at Bodyworks called “The Golden Path”. It’s sort of the next step of the Golden Ticket. We’ve found that so many of our Golden Ticket holders use the work for themselves and family members and often request more sessions and we’ve got a way to do… Read more »

Welcome Rafaella Pavoldi

On August 18th, 2018 my daughter Rafaella was born at home in Saratoga. It’s been a powerful journey, and watching my wife deliver my second daughter, and getting to cut the cord attaching the two is something I simply wont ever forget. My paternity leave was a time to connect with my daughter Ophelia more… Read more »

Fathers Day Thoughts

Being a dad has been a constantly changing experience. Many parts of life have been completely redefined and reoriented towards a new kind of happiness. A happiness that in a lot of ways isnt personally happy at all. There is the cleaning, cleaning of household, poop, germs that is constant and crushing even when I’m… Read more »

Dad Deserves It 2018

 This is a very special fathers day for me. In addition to being a dad of the beautiful Ophelia, and Step Dad to the awesome Reily, the big news is my wife Chanel and I are expecting a new baby in August! Additionally, my dad published his new book “Investing Kindergarten: The Simple Truth That’s… Read more »

Mothers Day 2018

  Each year I print our Mother’s Day gift certificates. This year I did it a little different my hand setting the type. I typically design the plate on a computer and have it made. There is a lot of flexibility there but it was getting to easy. I like to do these by hand… Read more »

Hamstring Stretches

Get at multiple parts of the hamstring body Compress the knee to the chest. This is a great hamstring and low back stretch (1,2). Use a had stool to hand the “sits” bone and with a straight leg lean forward (3). In standing, hinge forward with a flat back (4)