Posts Categorized: Bodyworkers Blog

The Gift of Massage

There is a moment during a really great massage or bodywork session where it feels like the whole world suddenly gels. I like to think it’s the theta state of brainwave activity in which the inner meets me feeling happens.   When I teach classes, I share with students about creating magic in each session…. Read more »

flu season

The Flu, Who Needs It?

The Flu: With the days getting shorter, the air getting colder and more time spent indoors, the cold and flu season is upon us. As usual, the standard precautions of hand washing and covering our mouths and noses are necessary for minimizing the spread of viruses. But this season can also be the time that… Read more »

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

Pro massage tips when you decide to give a massage to your partner. 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… 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 »