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Tracing Out A Problem Area - Soft Tissue and Massage Treatment

I hear the phrase “it’s all connected” often in my treatment…

Truths and Myths Surrounding Prenatal Massage.

One of the most rewarding parts of working with specialized populations…

What is Active Release Technique / ART?

What is “ART"? Active Release Technique, or ART, is a combination…
Walnut Creek Sports Massage

Adhesions vs. Fibrosis

I had a great discussion today with one of our therapists about…

Flexibility and Strength for the Hips and Legs

These four flexibility exercises will increase circulation to…
Leg Stretches | Walnut Creek Massage

Stretches for Your Legs

If you're an active runner, cyclist, or just work on your feet…
Self-Care Tips

In the Hours After Your Massage

After a massage, you may notice a lot of changes going inside…
Healthy New Year's Resolutions

Have a Weekly Practice of Reflection & Observation to Keep Your New Year's Resolutions

Now is the time of year when we all put ourselves under a microscope.…
Walnut Creek Massage Studio

Our New, Larger Massage Studio in Walnut Creek

Our New Location, It has been so exciting to see my visions for…
Holiday Stress Management in Walnut Creek

7 Effective Steps for Managing Holiday Stress

The holidays can bring a lot of stress -- high expectations,…

Our new location!!!

Dear family and friends of loosen up bodywork, It's been a  while…

Benefits of Massage for Muscle Recovery & Reducing Inflammation

Massage as a non-drug therapy has a promising potential to not…

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