Should I do Yoga?

I get this question quite often from both clients and friends, and while it may be formulated as a question, it usually isn’t really a question. Most of them mean something like “I know I should do yoga, right? Yoga will help me”. This attitude should come as no surprise, given that yoga has grown drastically in popularity in the recent …

Should I foam roll my IT band?

Foam rolling can be pretty awesome. I recommend it to many of my clients for a variety of issues, and as far as self-care methods go, it is one of the more versatile and easy to do. So I’m sure you can imagine that I enjoy seeing foam rollers making a rather widespread appearance. They’re in gyms, PT clinics, and …

Good resources for learning about your body

When it comes to the body, there’s a lot to learn about. It is a pretty complicated and interesting machine, and the more I learn, the more I realize I have to learn about it. When I work with clients on their pain or mobility issues, I try to explain a bit of what’s happening and why, to help them …

Muscle Spotlight: Psoas

When most people come in for a first session with me, they have some knowledge of their body. Most people know about quads, hamstrings, calves, biceps, and a handful of other muscles, but most people have less overall knowledge of the rest of the muscles – of which there are a lot! Today, we’re going to take a look at …

What can kinesiotape do for me?

By now, you’ve probably seen people wearing it. Brightly colored or black tape standing in stark contrast to the skin, applied to various areas of the body in sometimes dramatic pattern. More often, you probably don’t see it – because it’s hiding beneath clothing or shoes. Regardless of where it is or what color it is, you may wonder exactly what …

Welcome to the blog

Welcome to the blog portion of this site! So, why does a bodyworker need a blog, you ask? Well, I probably don’t. You can learn about me and the type of work I do by clicking around on all the other parts of this site. But there’s a lot of stuff out there that I read about and hear about. …