Posts Categorized: Bodyworkers Blog

Massage tips from the pros: Loving pain and the chemical emoji

So you’ve decided to give massage your partner a for Valentine’s Day. Good idea! It turns out that about 15 minutes of massage cause the body to release some serious feel-good hormones. So find a comfortable spot for your partner and remember take your time! Here is this year’s pro massage tip: Sometimes you have… Read more »

BWP3: Niskayuna

I’m excited to announce that the next Bodywork Professionals location will be at 1343 Balltown Road in Niskayauna, opening sometime this spring. We’ve been working on this idea for over a year now, and finally found a building that really suits our needs. We’ve purchased it and are currently making some minor renovations to get… Read more »

2020 Gift Certificates are here!

[su_youtube url=”https://youtu.be/zpCkJwWSY3U”] Here is a look inside our 2020 Gift certificates. The design and production of these are a hobby that I get to share with our clients and friends at Bodyworks. I start the process in the summer and usually sometime in the fall get things rolling. I took several design chances and that… Read more »

Natural Killer to the rescue! Massage proven to improve immune system function

According to a recent study entitled “Breast Cancer Patients Have Improved Immune And Neuroendocrine Functions Following Massage Therapy”, massage is clinically proven to improve mood, anxiety and immune function. A group of woman with breast cancer were given regular massages and had their blood, urine and mood were tested before during and after 12 weeks… 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 »

Leatherstocking Trade Press – New Home in Saratoga Springs

I’m absolutely delighted to announce the formation of a new enterprise called Leatherstocking Trade Press and it’s new home at the Upstate Distilling House in Saratoga Springs. When I was 12, my dad and I started a business called Leatherstocking Trade Company, after the region I grew up in. We sold used tools, tie dye … Read more »

The Bodywork Adventure ~ Teaching to learn

I was in Montreal on New Years Day is 2012. Some friends and I had gone there for something different and as I do I make a speech and set my goals for the following year. 2012 was going to be the year I got over my fears and taught my first class in bodywork…. Read more »

Summertime Special ~ 3 Massages for $220

Our popular summertime special is Back! Take care of yourself this summer with a massage each month for just $220. This special comes out just in the summer and is available in both locations. Note: This special offer is available only to our existing clients. Not a client yet? No problem! We look forward to… Read more »

Orthotics: Drugs for the feet?

Lots of folks ask me about the use of orthotics to correct structural dysfunctions.  My response is this: there are certain conditions for which orthotics can be a useful solution. A person with actual (as opposed to postural) leg length differences can benefit from using orthotics, as can someone with extremely flat feet, caused by… Read more »