Myo = muscles. Fascia = connective tissue. A fascinating why behind our movement and whole body connection. My point of view and how I address massage as a therapist. For further reading I’ve included some extra links below. According to John Hopkins. According to anatomist, Tom Myers.
Our first ever RESET class was a success! Laurene of Laurel Limb Yoga and myself facilitated a restorative yoga class with massage and Reiki. What an incredible combination of tools! Thank you Laurene for hosting! You rock, this class rocks, and so do all of our incredible participants. For more information on future classes, checkContinue reading “RESET Class”
I am a proud member of the Central PA Chamber of Commerce! Local businesses thriving is important to me! That is one reason I appreciate being a member of the Central PA Chamber of Commerce. If you’re a business within the Central PA area, check them out and see how they can help you succeed.Continue reading “Chamber of Commerce Member”
I am a certified member in good standing of Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals. I follow ABMP’s most stringent membership requirements, including a commitment to lifelong learning through a pledge to continuing education. I maintain the highest standards of professional conduct and strictly adhere to ABMP Code of Ethics.
I LOVE collaborating with other people and spaces in my local community!!
Heat and why I love to use it so often within my office. Yes, even in the middle of summertime. When it comes to muscles and fascia, they love heat!!! From electric heating pads, microwavable hot packs, to the hot stones and table warmer I use in my office, muscles love to unwind with lessContinue reading “The Helpfulness of Heat”
Part five of the Stress Relief With Massage Therapy, a mini blog series from Marie Wagner, LMT. When you are overtaxed and running on empty, massage can help you recharge and restore your energy and creativity. Massage relieves painful muscle tension that saps your energy. It softens your muscles and their connective tissue coverings (calledContinue reading “Renewing Your Energy Reserves”
Part four of Stress Relief With Massage Therapy, a mini blog series from Marie Wagner, LMT In a stress emergency, massage can provide immediate relief that refocus your attention away from your worries and tensions. Massage triggers the relaxation response, taking your body off high alert and setting in motion the biological processes needed toContinue reading “Massage for Immediate Stress Relief”
Part three of Stress Relief With Massage Therapy, a mini blog series from Marie Wagner, LMT You may find that as your stress goes without relief, you become less and less able to unwind. Muscle tension can develop into problems such as chronic headaches or shoulder and back pain, which are themselves stressful. Worry andContinue reading “As Pressure Mounts”
Part two of stress relief with massage therapy, a mini blog series from Marie Wagner, LMT Under stress, your body really has just one response: it mobilizes to fight or flee. Your nervous system becomes highly activated and hormones such as adrenaline prepare your body to respond to an emergency. Muscles tends for action, heartContinue reading “The Stress Response”