Friday, February 13, 2009

Massage, Bodywork & You, Ep. 008: Everything You Want

In episode eight, Rolando and I are once again joined by Sommer and her son to conclude our series on the more common massage modalities. In this episode we discuss, On-Site Massages, Seated/Chair Massages, Abdominal (Chi Ne Tsang), and Pregnancy Massages. Sommer goes into depth about what you can expect as the pregnant mom from your massage experience.

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Massage, Bodywork & You, Ep. 007: Always Something There to Remind Me

In episode seven, Rolando and I continue our discussion on various modalities. In this episode, we discuss some techniques that work specifically on the things that don’t necessarily heal on their own with conventional massages: the fascia and the cerebrospinal fluid. The massage modalitites discussed are: Myofascial Release, Craniosacral, and Rolfing. We also discuss how we implement these modalities in our massages.

Massage, Bodywork & You, Ep. 006: What's on Your Mind (Pure Energy)

In episode six, Rolando and I continue our discussion of the various types of massage modalities. In this episode, we talk about some of the "non massage" massage techniques and delve into energy work: Reiki, Healing (Therapuetic) Touch, and Polarity Therapy as well as discuss how we use energy in our treatments.

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Monday, January 26, 2009

Massage, Bodywork & You, Ep. 005: Hurts So Good

In episode five, Rolando and I are joined by special guests Sommer and her son as we continue our discussions about various massage techniques. For this episode, we discuss the medium to deeper massage styles: Shiatsu, Trigger Point Therapy, Thai Massage, and Strain/Counterstrain. In addition, we also discuss the different issues female massage therapists face when having to implement deeper massage techniques on male clients as well as how we integrate these massage styles into our massages.

Friday, January 23, 2009

Massage, Bodywork & You, Ep. 004: Peaceful, Easy Feelin'

For episode four, Rolando and I begin a series of podcasts focused on the most common massage modalities used by massage therapists. In this episode, we focus on the light to medium pressure modalities: Swedish, Lomi Lomi, sports massage, Acupressure, and Lymphatic Drainage and discuss how we implement them into our massage practice.

Massage, Bodywork & You, Ep. 003: Givin' You the Benefit

In episode three, Rolando and I discuss the physical and mental benefits you can receive from massage and who should get massages!