Massage Doesn’t Work

I’m sure you’re asking yourself “why is the owner of a massage and wellness center saying that massage doesn’t work?” Let me clarify…. Massage doesn’t work if you don’t do the work. Let me ask you a few questions here, let’s say you have just general back pain.  We’re not going to get into specifics, […]

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Level Up Your Self Care Game

Do you even practice self-care? Sure, you get your regular massages, you go to the gym, get your sweat on, but how do you recover?  And no, I’m not saying that self-care is an active recovery day of a 10 mile run.  THAT IS NOT SELF CARE. To me, self care is taking time out […]

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Have you tried Lokte Method yet?

What is Lokte Method? If you’ve been a client of Michigan Massage and Wellness for any amount of time, you know that we are one of the few providers in Michigan that offer Lokte Method.  If you’re not familiar with it, Lokte Method is a connective tissue modality designed to bring relief from pain and […]

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What’s happening at Michigan Massage and Wellness

How is it that 2017 is coming to a close already??  Wasn’t it just January and I was heading out to Arizona for my Level 1 Fascial Stretch Therapy training?  And here I am, about to leave for my last trip of the year, Level 3 Lokte Method at the end of the week.  So […]

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Massage Therapy for Sciatica

Do you have a nagging pain in your back?  Does that nagging pain shoot down the back of your leg?  You may be able to thank (or curse) your sciatic nerve for that.  The sciatic nerve is the largest single nerve in the body, running from each side of the low spine through the buttock […]

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Yoga vs Yoga Tune Up®

I have a confession.  I hate yoga. Let me back up here.  Hate is a strong word.  I hate people who hurt animals/people, movies that make me afraid to go to sleep, and kumquats.  I don’t really enjoy yoga.  Now, there are so many variations of yoga that it’s hard to keep track of.  Ashtanga, […]

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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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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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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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