Category Archives: Nutrition, Diet & Lifestyle

“Flight & Fight” – calming the vagal nerve

Oh my goodness, a picture does say a thousand words. A quick glance at the photo below reveals the many organs affected by the vagus nerve. Balancing your vagal pathway is integral to creating harmony and getting out of “fight … Continue reading

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The Lingering Mystery Pains…muscle and ligament tears

Muscle and Ligament Tears As I was reckless in my past as an athlete, I have many issues still lingering in my muscles and ligaments. I’m currently dealing with 14 muscle and ligament tears from old injuries. Most of these tears, … Continue reading

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Freedom from Neck Pain

The Lingering Neck Pain    When clients come into my office for a bodywork session, they commonly tell me their neck is bothering them. The demands on the body from a sedentary life are taxing. Texting on phones and looking … Continue reading

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Holidays with Ease

‘Tis the season…. For many people, this is a joyous celebration of holy days. For others, this can be a really challenging time of year. There is great pressure to spend a lot of money to show people how much we love them. At times, … Continue reading

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Fires, Particulates & Freeing The Lymphatic System

Breathing in Fire Compounds “That fire [Camp Fire from Paradise, CA] is causing the worst air pollution in history for the Bay Area and northern California, says John Balmes, a physician at the University of California, Berkeley, who sits on the California … Continue reading

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Mobilization the Key to Freedom

Mobilization is the Key After 24 years of working with my own chronic pain, I am solving problems I once thought I would have to live with forever. It has been quite the journey to get me to this present … Continue reading

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Oh, Your Back Pain

Oh, Your Back Pain There is so much that can be done to help someone gain mobility and release tightness in their back. Sadly, many people neglect their back pain until it is a chronic or a debilitating problem. My suggestion … Continue reading

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Celebrating 20 Years of Bodywork

20 Years of Bodywork and Entering a New Phase After 20 years of practicing bodywork this July, I am still asking questions and refining what is working and what isn’t. After the last 10 years of primarily offering subtle cranial … Continue reading

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Healthy Micro biome = Prebiotics & Probiotics

Our body is home to about 100 trillion bacteria and other microbes, collectively known as our micro biome. Probiotics are beneficial bacteria, while prebiotics are food that will feed these good bacteria. Foods like kefir, kimchi, sauerkraut, kombucha drinks, yogurt and fermented vegetables are good source … Continue reading

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Watching the Musicans Play…

I had the rare opportunity to see the Santa Rosa symphony last week. It is hard for a structural bodywork to not look at how each person in the symphony is holding their bodies. There was a passionate guest pianist … Continue reading

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