A Pain Experience

A Pain Experience

Many people look to massage for help to cope with chronic pain and for pain relief. It was the reason for the first massage I ever had- chronic back pain from scoliosis. Because a large part of my practice is providing massage to people living with pain, I’ve spent a...
My Massage Approach

My Massage Approach

Get comfy because I’m a bit wordy here. After a few moments of listening to me speak, it’s quite evident I’m a transplant from south Louisiana. The southern drawl is real. I grew up and went to school there (Geaux Tigers!) but have been in Oregon since 2011....
The Feldenkrais Method

The Feldenkrais Method

The Feldenkrais Method The Feldenkrais (Fell-den-krise – rhymes with rice) Method is somatic education that teaches movement through purposeful awareness. It was created by Moshe Feldenkrais, an engineer and martial arts expert who studied body mechanics, human...
Anatomy 101: The Forearm

Anatomy 101: The Forearm

It started with a twinge. You know, that sensation between a tickle and a tingle. Then it progressed to an ache. And then a throb. And now it hurts every time you try to type (which, let’s be honest, is all day long) or hold your coffee mug. For such small muscles, a...