Mobility classes and workshops are here!

Mobility classes and workshops are here! Back when I was still at my little office in Royal Oak I had this idea of one day opening a wellness center and offering classes and workshops (never mind the fact that I wasn’t qualified/certified to teach anything).  I’ve always joked that I’m a trendsetter ahead of my […]

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Make Yourself a Priority

If I had a dollar every time someone said that massage is a luxury, I’d have a lot of dollars.  (More dollars means more trainings I can go and take!) Sure, going to a fancy day spa where you are walking around in plush robes sipping on cucumber water (or champagne if you want to […]

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What I’ve been up to

Where in the world have I been lately??  And what’s new at Michigan Massage and Wellness? More like where HAVEN’T I been?! I have to apologize to my readers as I had to kind of abandon this blog for a little bit, life got in the way, I got busy, burned out and quite frankly, […]

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Lokte Method Level 2

Lokte Method Level 2 update! Greetings everyone!  I know that I’ve been very absent from this blog lately, but it’s because I’ve been SO busy getting things up and running in my new location.  Michigan Massage and Wellness moved into its new home on May 1, 2017 and it’s been going great!  Hopefully the floors […]

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Services we offer

Let me tell you a story….. Back when I was in massage school at Irene’s Myomassology Institute way back in 2002, all I wanted to do was go and work at a fancy day spa and do fancy body treatments.  And, after I got out of massage school I got a job at the Elizabeth […]

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What gets you out of bed?

My new friend/colleague Rebecca DiLiberto posted this question recently and while I can’t come close to putting things as eloquently as she did, it got me thinking….what gets you out of bed in the morning? And no, it’s not your alarm clock.  Or the demands of the day-your job, your children/family, your obligations.  But really, […]

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All about sciatica

Do you ever have those moments where you literally have a pain in your back?  Or even worse?  In your butt?  And then you start to feel a tingling running down the back of your leg, and you might experience some numbness or tingling in your foot, and it sometimes travels up your back.  No, […]

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If it makes you happy

Let’s talk about happiness for a moment here, and let me ask you this: ARE YOU HAPPY? Confession: I have, at times, struggled with happiness.  I’m not one of those people who is always looking for the bright side, or a glass half full, or squash all of my negative feelings down and refuse to […]

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All about plantar fasciitis (and how to fix it)

If I had $1 for every time a client came in complaining of foot pain, I would have a LOT of dollars.  And 9 times out of 10 that pain can be attributed to those 2 little words that no one likes to hear…. PLANTAR FASCIITIS What is plantar fasciitis, you ask?  Take a look […]

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Don’t just sit there

If you’re one of those regular desk jockeys that hangs out in a cubicle 40-50 hours a week (or more), stop and ask yourself how much you’re moving.  I’m guessing that it’s not a lot? Think about it, you get in the car and drive to work, you get to your desk and plug away […]

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