Resistance/Release Notes Plus Protocol Example: The Shoulders

RESISTANCE RELEASE NOTES I am very excited about this work, which began to blossom for me in a class on the neck and shoulders in New Hampshire earlier this year. It has continued to explode for me in my own sessions; I am thrilled to see its effectiveness with my...

Resistance/Release Work A Dynamic Addition to Your Massage Skills

Relaxation and stress relief are certainly two main goals of bodywork. But there is an important addition to your clients’ somatic well-being that more directly addresses the patterns of muscular habituation, posture, compensations due to injury and the...

What is a Miracle?

The eminent British biologist Gregory Bateson once said that “A miracle is a materialist’s idea of how to escape from his materialism.” That is to say, miracles are the back-door explanations for events occurring outside the commonly accepted laws of...

Medical Massage: A Marriage or a Monster?

If you google “medical massage” you will turn up 3,210,000+ entries. Clearly something of a large dimension is developing in this potential sector of our rapidly growing profession. And, as is the case with any broad movement, their are a variety of...