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Posture Makes Perfect Musical Sense

I originally wrote this article at the request of a music teacher – a pianist I know well – Piano with Sam. When it comes to posture, your body keeps the score.  I’m David, a remedial massage therapist and I practice in Bowden and Hope

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Massage: System reboot for optimal performance

It’s another late night, energy drinks at the ready – you thrive in the challenge of the job, hunched over the keyboard with fingers flying, long hours at the desk and impossibly short deadlines.  And sleep?  What’s that! This is a story about “Sam” …

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3 Ways to Connect with the Kids in your Life

Every one of us has been a child. And as children, we all know there are two kinds of adults: There are those who get it,who know how to talk, play, imagine, and explore like a kid. And there are, well, the rest of them. The

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Depression: can massage really help?

According to Beyond Blue in Australia, it’s estimated that 45 per cent of people will experience a mental health condition in their lifetime.  In any one year, around 1 million Australian adults have depression, and over 2 million have anxiety. That’s around the same percentage of adults

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Why your feet need massage too

We usually don’t think about our feet. Until they hurt. We tend to take them for granted, but like other parts of our body they can get tired, overused, sore, and in need of some attention. When they start to hurt it can lead to

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How to support families dealing with cancer

Families are in the trenches fighting cancer every day. If cancer hasn’t crossed your path, whether directly or through a loved one, consider yourself lucky. It’s easy to feel helpless when friends and people close to you are struggling. Since September is Childhood Cancer Awareness

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Should my massage be painful?

NO PAIN NO GAIN.  Go hard or go home. Let’s get one thing straight.  Massage does not need to hurt to be effective.  Well put it this way – in a remedial massage the whole massage need not be painful, there will however be aspects

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Children’s massage: What to expect

With few exceptions, children love touch, and massage is wonderful for their growing bodies. There are some really important things to look out for if you are seeking a massage therapist, or intending to massage your own children. Children are resilient.  Remember that their bodies

Read More »

Posture Makes Perfect Musical Sense

I originally wrote this article at the request of a music teacher – a pianist I know well – Piano with Sam. When it comes to posture, your body keeps the score.  I’m David, a remedial massage therapist and I practice in Bowden and Hope

Read More »

Massage: System reboot for optimal performance

It’s another late night, energy drinks at the ready – you thrive in the challenge of the job, hunched over the keyboard with fingers flying, long hours at the desk and impossibly short deadlines.  And sleep?  What’s that! This is a story about “Sam” …

Read More »

3 Ways to Connect with the Kids in your Life

Every one of us has been a child. And as children, we all know there are two kinds of adults: There are those who get it,who know how to talk, play, imagine, and explore like a kid. And there are, well, the rest of them. The

Read More »

Depression: can massage really help?

According to Beyond Blue in Australia, it’s estimated that 45 per cent of people will experience a mental health condition in their lifetime.  In any one year, around 1 million Australian adults have depression, and over 2 million have anxiety. That’s around the same percentage of adults

Read More »

Why your feet need massage too

We usually don’t think about our feet. Until they hurt. We tend to take them for granted, but like other parts of our body they can get tired, overused, sore, and in need of some attention. When they start to hurt it can lead to

Read More »

How to support families dealing with cancer

Families are in the trenches fighting cancer every day. If cancer hasn’t crossed your path, whether directly or through a loved one, consider yourself lucky. It’s easy to feel helpless when friends and people close to you are struggling. Since September is Childhood Cancer Awareness

Read More »

Should my massage be painful?

NO PAIN NO GAIN.  Go hard or go home. Let’s get one thing straight.  Massage does not need to hurt to be effective.  Well put it this way – in a remedial massage the whole massage need not be painful, there will however be aspects

Read More »

Children’s massage: What to expect

With few exceptions, children love touch, and massage is wonderful for their growing bodies. There are some really important things to look out for if you are seeking a massage therapist, or intending to massage your own children. Children are resilient.  Remember that their bodies

Read More »