After what feels like much longer than two months, our region of New York State has begun the process of reopening. According to the New York chapter of the American Massage Therapy Association, massage therapy will likely reopen during Phase II. That means I and all other massage therapists must ... Read More about The New Normal of Massage Therapy
If you’re like most New Yorkers, you’ve been sheltering in place for the past month or so. Maybe you’ve been working from home. Maybe you’ve spent your time trying your hand at making bread from scratch. Maybe you’ve been working on puzzles. Maybe you’ve pulled out some hair trying to explain ... Read More about How to Stay Active in an Isolated World
Spring is officially here. And with it comes the innate drive to get outside, to move and stretch, to truly awaken to the outside world. If you’re familiar with my philosophy on behaving seasonally, you know that I eschew the popular idea of New Year’s Resolutions as inherently counter to what ... Read More about Spring Back into Activity the Healthy Way
I’ve seen a lot of backlash recently against the push for women to practice self care. And even though I constantly remind women of the importance of self care, I get it. Self care is often portrayed as a necessary luxury – relaxing in a candle-lit bath with a glass of wine or skipping out on ... Read More about What is Self Care?
Every January, certain wellness buzzwords are inescapable. Words like “detox” and “dry January” and “mindfulness.” And as is so often the case with good intentions, legions of Americans trying to stick to healthy New Year’s resolutions feel overwhelmed and give up. I don’t believe in making New ... Read More about Is It Time for a Change? Here’s How to Set Yourself up for Success