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Move Better in 2017

As 2016 begins to wind down, we are in the throws of the holiday rush. In the midst of all the chaos of shopping, holiday parties and traffic jams, you realize that your once ‘free’ time has been hijacked by the annual commitment to the season. Perhaps you’ve needed to skip workout or worse, used…

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Life Hack: 5 Turkey Hacks

With Turkey Day just days away, we wanted to share a few hacks to help you deliver the perfect bird to your family this season. If you are hosting like we are, the pressure is upon you to deliver the perfect bird to your hungry crew. I hope these turkey hacks come in handy and…

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Who Rescued Who?

Last week, my family and I had to make the difficult decision to put our 13-year-old black lab down. Now, I’m not writing this to receive sympathy, but rather to share with you a realization I had while grieving. To give you a clear picture, I have to take you back to 2013 when I…

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Imagine a Life Without [Your Loved One]

This isn’t your typical, seasonal message to our guests that offers special thanks for the favor of your business. This is a note that I never imagined I would write. If I’m being honest, it was not my intention to be posting this piece. Up until today, when we were planning on sending out our…

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Life Hack: Pumpkin Life Hack

One of our family’s favorite activities every year is picking out pumpkins and carving them. It’s a time where we can all embrace our individual creativity and take pleasure in an activity that is 100% F-U-N. Over the years we have created some unique carvings, but every year, we work to out do the previous…

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Taming Your Tension

Muscle tension is like a car that’s idling too fast. The car is revved up and working hard but nothing useful is happening. There’s more wear and tear on the motor. Not only that, but the motor is burning more fuel and creating more pollution. With muscle tension your muscles are working hard, but are…

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What’s the Scoop on your Poop?

Back by popular demand, we are reposting our article, “What’s the Scoop on your Poop?” from 2014. For reasons I can’t explain and frankly don’t want to know, it ranks as one of our most popular blog post over the last 4 years of this newsletter. Being that the subject matter is one that we…

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Life Hack: How to Fold a Fitted Sheet

One of the unknown skills that massage therapist’s gain over the years is the ability to fold a fitted sheet. Although this may not be overly impressive to watch on America’s Got Talent, you will seem like a superhero to your partner once mastered. When I first started as a massage therapist, a typical day…

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Where Did Your Back Go?

My back is out.” “Slipped a disc.” We often here these phrases being thrown around, so I though I would give you a quick tutorial on your back. Your back consists of stacked bones called vertebrae. There are discs between the vertebrae that act as shock absorbers and that allow the spine to bend. Each…

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Taking A Knee

This past week, San Francisco 49er’s QB, Colin Kaepernick, decided to make a very public statement by not standing for the national anthem prior to a pre-season game. Kaepernick vowed to continue sitting during the national anthem until he was satisfied with the changes made toward ending racial oppression in the United States. This non-verbal…

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