You’ve Got The Power

Who doesn't love that song from the 90's "I've got the power!" It's a catchy, fast-paced tune with lyrics that tend to get stuck in my head. One of my favorite ways to approach clients is with empowerment. I know that I have the power today to choose my thoughts, my reactions and my beliefs. [...]


Massage and Veterans Part 2

In our last blog we discussed two of four main reasons why working with Veterans may be different than other client populations. We discussed 1) the mind-body connection and 2) Injury-specific (service-connected disabilities). In this post we will discuss Environmental Conditions from Service and some common pathologies to be aware of as massage therapists. Environmental [...]

Who are we following?

We choose our vocation. We choose our faith. We choose our politics. We choose our community. We choose to serve. Yet, sometimes we make choices and then there are things we are powerless over. Yes we can cast a vote, yes we choose to serve, yes we choose a vocation. But we can't choose the [...]

Summertime Sadness

Let’s talk about a season of sadness or suffering. It’s summertime, so maybe we don’t talk about this as much when the days are long and the sun is shining. But life happens. Things out of our control take us over and spin us around, throw our lives into a whirlwind. One second we are [...]

Change: Conform or Transform?

"Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what Gods will is – his good, pleasing and perfect will."                                                                                                             - Romans 12:2 Have you asked yourself lately what “patterns of this world” may [...]

Connecting Biblical Truth to Your Practice

In Luke 24:44-49 we see a beautiful Scriptural example of what God is capable of, and how He does and will - keep His promises. This Scripture also shows how we, as massage therapists, can be vessels of the Holy Spirit through seeking Biblical truth. The background to this passage is that Jesus had just [...]

Transforming of Your Mind / Business

In 2013 I started my own continuing education provider business called Inner Works Massage and Training with the Tagline – Go within to bring your Bodywork out. My passion was to bring Deep Tissue as I had been taught, and come to understand it through my 5 years of practice, to all levels of therapists [...]