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My Favorite Self Care Tools

What’s in your self care toolbox? Now if you’re looking at me wondering what a self care toolbox is, you need to come to us for a class, stat. Or, if you don’t live near us, check out our online program. For me, self care isn’t about bubble baths and good chocolate (although those are […]

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The Yoga Tune Up® Difference

Confession: I don’t like yoga When you hear the word yoga, you may think of large classes filled with people moving in unison through set flows and sequences; breathing and moving in a way that may or may not be conducive to how each individual body moves and behaves. Of course, there’s all kinds of […]

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Stretch Yourself (or let us do it)

Do you even stretch, bro? If there is one thing that proves to be true time and time again as I approach my 17th year of being a massage therapist it’s that people don’t stretch! I can’t tell you how many times a client is on my table with the same complaints week after week, […]

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Meet Michigan Massage and Wellness

Happy new year everyone! With not only a new year but a new decade (how did that happen?!) I thought it would be a great time to introduce (or re-introduce in some cases) Michigan Massage and Wellness to you all. So, I’m Rebecca Tamm and Michigan Massage and Wellness is my child. I started my […]

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Consistency is Key

I have a confession to make…..I suck at self care.There, I said it. It’s ironic, considering I make my living taking care of people and also teaching them how to take care of themselves, but if there is one thing I struggle with constantly it is consistency. Think about it, you get an injury or […]

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Therapy Balls….sorcery or magical cure?

If you’ve ever been in to Michigan Massage and Wellness for a bodywork session or a class, there’s a pretty good chance that me or one of my other therapists has introduced you to the Yoga Tune Up® therapy balls.  And on more than one occasion, they’ve been referred to as “magic”.  In fact, take […]

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Healthy Hips: A Yoga Tune Up® Workshop

How do your hips feel? Do you spend a good portion of your day sitting? Only to stand up and start walking and feel pain shooting down your legs? Or are your hips so sticky that it feels like someone has actually glued them down? You may be smart and use a standing work station […]

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The (un)spiritual side of yoga

How spiritual are you with your yoga practice? I recently set up a work date with my long time friend/client/fellow badass boss lady Julie and she had to push it back and said “I need to sneak into a yoga class before”. Of course I retorted with “you should be sneaking into one of my […]

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Private yoga is here!

Here at Michigan Massage and Wellness we are trying to put more emphasis on the whole “wellness” portion. That doesn’t mean that the massage is going anywhere, but a huge reason of why I moved into our amazing new space a year ago was for the space to teach movement classes in house. And while […]

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Stop stretching, start moving

Sometimes stretching isn’t the best option When your back is hurting, it’s common practice to stretch it. That usually means bending forward at the hips and allowing the low back muscles to stretch a bit. This can also help to stretch out the hamstrings, calves, and with the right arm position, the shoulders and upper […]

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