Tag: massage

Well woman massage

I have spent the past 11 years of my life as a professional massage therapist, and 8 of those dedicating myself to the gentle art of Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD).  MLD is a very gentle and highly specific massage technique that is used in cancer rehabilitation.  Many who opt for allopathic cancer treatments such as […]

The Art of Massage

The Art of Massage The art of a healing massage is finding the precise point between pleasure and pain, then working there as continuously as possible throughout the session. Too light pressure can be comforting, but for most it feels like a waste of time (and money). Too much pressure will only cause the musculature […]

Trust

Sometimes, when a new client comes in for their first massage, there is a bit of nervousness.  Will they judge me?  Will they act strangely?  Massage is a deeply intimate, private act and it leaves little room for fakery.  Suddenly, it occurred to me that it is an act of great trust and faith for […]

Hot stone massage in Altea – Masaje piedras calientes en Altea

Sorry to abuse my own blog by talking about massage and not yoga…but I’m so excited to announce that I am finally up to speed with the wonderful, fabulous, relaxing, hot stone massage! My stones are seasoned and warmed, and waiting to be used. They add an amazing dimension to swedish massage, and the full […]

Manual Lymphatic Drainage

When I’m not studying yoga, or practicing yoga, or writing about yoga (who ever said Geminis flit from one thing to another?), I earn my living as a massage therapist.  I am really and truly grateful to my profession – I am one of the lucky few to do a job I truly love, and […]