The lenses we view things through can change our experience. My Dad had a plate in his skull and a tendency to grow benign tumors in the meninges surrounding his brain. He suffered debilitating headaches, was disabled and unable to perform his work, took opiates and hoped the symptoms would shut up long enough to […]
Martial Arts were one of the last places I expected to find healing. But there it was. Mind blown. After only a couple years of practice, I found my life, my body, and my bodywork had changed for the better. Enjoy this short video on how Martial Arts profoundly influenced me as a bodyworker. This […]
Your ribs aren’t “out”(that would be excruciating and you should be in the Emergency Room). They’re probably just freaking out! They’re freaking out because they’re trying too hard to do too much at once. They’re overworked community members within the community of you. You’re the leader and management of this community; it’s time to engage and smooth […]
Olympic athlete cupping marks, everybody is buzzing about them. What’s with them, and why on earth would anyone intentionally be attacked by an octopus to perform better? Great questions, and I can’t express how overjoyed I was to hear the Sports Anchor say the words “Myofascial Decompression” during a national broadcast. As a myofascial therapist, I love anything that informs […]
Inspired by Martial Arts and Myofascial Anatomy, the Chair in Your Knees is a favorite exercise useful for increasing stamina and comfort while standing at Sit-Stand desks, doing dishes, cooking, etc., in addition to helping: (Just need a quick reminder without all the explanation? Scroll down for the abridged version.) -Cultivate presence in base of support (feet, legs, pelvis, spine, ribs). […]
Transcend Bodywork is Pro-Cannabis. What new services can/do I offer? How do I tell my kids? I’ve wanted to shout my love for cannabis from the highest mountaintops for years (pun intended). Why now? Here’s what’s new: cannabis, including topical oils and lotions are legal in Oregon, both recreationally and as medicine. Plus the latest word from the Oregon Board […]
Enjoy this guided meditation to increase presence, balance and ease, or anytime you’d like to feel more here now.