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Welcome Andrew~Soon to be KMI Structural Integration Practitioner

Andrew is a recent graduate of the Center for Natural Wellness School of Massage Therapy and is currently in the process of becoming certified in structural integration through a course called Kinesis Myofascial Integration (KMI) with Tom Meyers, the author of Anatomy Trains and renowned Rolfer. As part of Andrew’s training he is required to… Read more »

What are the benefits of Deep Tissue massage?

What shall I write about now that the garden is “resting” for the winter season?  NOW – for the lowdown on Deep Tissue Bodywork! While nothing beats the stress-relief of a nice, soothing, Swedish massage, if you have knotted muscles, aches and pains, injuries (past or present), or chronic repetitive motion activities, then a Deep… Read more »

Gift Certificates are a prefect gift~Top 5 for 2015

After 10 years of running a massage and bodywork business, I can promise you a massage or bodywork session make a prefect gift. Here are the top ten reasons for 2015: 5: Easy to store: This is not a ugly sweater that you feel obliged to store under the bed all year. It stores neatly… Read more »

Ten Years of Bodywork Professionals~Stories from the beginning

I can’t believe it’s been ten years of Bodywork Professionals already. While I started out on my own the business in it’s current for is what I always dreamed it would be. The name Bodywork Professionals something I stewed over for a while. It was originally the Bodywork Studio and even before that just the… Read more »

Lettpress Gift Certificate Production

Each year I get to get my hands in some ink, lube up the press and make the gift certificates for Bodyworks. Everybody has their geek, and for whatever reason mine is paper and ink, producing real things. The fact that my hands do work that can very much be felt it is hard to… Read more »

Garden hibernation

Many emotions are in synch with the natural course of the gardening season, as well as the seasons of life.  This mimics the way that Shiatsu or Eastern Philosophy regards the seasons: Spring is a time of explosive energy, wind, even a type of anger that is related to months of stored potential energy just… Read more »

November 2014 newsletter

Getting ready to Press   I’ll be hitting the letterpress soon to make the 2015 batch of gift certificates and Golden Tickets. We are offering a similar deal to last year, with a single hand made gift certificate for a 1 Hr. massage or bodywork session at $75, three hour sessions for $200 and the… Read more »

Out of the Weeds – into the Greens!

There comes a time, usually about mid-August (here in upstate NY), when the garden makes a happy shift.  The hardworking laborer/gardener breathes a sigh of relief, and beauty becomes bountiful.  The time that I am referring to is when the garden becomes less WORK-related (see my last blog, “In the Weeds” talking about weed control)… Read more »

A faithful adventure on the Path

I spent much of this summer in the Adirondacks. I did a good portion of the Northville-Lake Placid trail with my dog, and I volunteered for a week at Camp Fowler in Speculator. In both adventures, a theme emerged of faith and being faithful. My dog Beaumont showing me what being faithful means as she… Read more »

Finding time: The Northville-Placid trail and Camp Fowler

We are all really busy it seems, we are a Do society and glad of it. I’m finding that even while I’m on a rest from my session work, I’ve got a loaded plate of activities and adventures. I’ve always wanted to do the Northville-Placid trail. I’ve done a little during my days as staff… Read more »