Category Archives: Renewal

Bodywork for the Summer Enthusiast

Summer is a wonderful time of the year. I am guilty of holding off, waiting to complete some tasks and activities till the sunny days of summer. Now is the time of year we fill with outdoor activities: running, biking, softball, golfing, tennis, water sports – you name it, and it’s going on somewhere in …

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What Should I Expect During a Massage Session?

What should I expect during a session? If this is the first time you’ve contemplated a massage or if you received a gift certificate, you may have questions on what to expect. I hope the following clears up any “mystery” or nervousness about the session! What’s the difference between massage and bodywork anyway? The terms …

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The Virtues of Epsom Salts

The Virtues of Epsom Salts With the change of seasons, it is the time of year for shifting gears into colder weather and holiday mode. A wonderful treat to help your body and mind adjust to winter and all the demands placed upon you is a good old-fashioned Epsom salt soak. Your grandmother was right – …

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Illusion of Connectedness

A couple weeks ago, our area had a massive ice storm. As the rain and sleet were falling, the ice kept building up. As the day progressed, the weighted down trees groaned under the stress. The sound of massive limbs snapping off our beautiful trees randomly echoed throughout the neighborhoods. The trees look spindly now, off kilter, …

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Is It Time for Your Spring Cleanse?

Spring has sprung! Soon the white backdrop of snow will completely disappear and be replaced with the beauty of fresh tufts of green grass, trees budding, and bright spring flowers. What does spring cleaning mean to you? Opening windows to air out the house? Mopping floors, shampooing carpets and washing windows? Packing away winter clothes?  Our homes …

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In Gratitude and Appreciation

Being a member of this “human race” is such a privilege! Even though we all share this space, we each have different outlooks, filters, and gifts. I feel so grateful that I can wake up, get up, and work with clients who need help with pain issues, stress, or just recognize their need for personal time. …

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The Power of Connection

Best Present is Being Present Ah, the Power of Connection  Oft times, even the mention of “connection” sounds “fluffy” and easy to dismiss. Yes, we all need connection, it’s just out of sight, off the radar most of the time.As we launch into the holiday season, it will be to our benefit to get our …

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Dog Days of Summer…

Bummed you didn’t plan a vacation this summer? Can’t take the time to work in even a weekend getaway? Consider these reasons why scheduling a massage, reflexology, or healing touch session is one step closer, and may even be better than taking a vacation (… then schedule your session!). No sunburn, tan lines, or skin …

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Summer Vacation and Its Residual Effect

Summer Vacation and Its Residual Effect It’s that wonderful time of the year we anticipate all year long: vacations and stay-cations – we fill our days with numerous activities, knowing that our summer may seem brief, compared to our South Dakota winters. You may have heard a colleague say after their vacation: “I need to …

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