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The secret to living with Vitality.

origins of yin and yang

“Where Qi flows, there is no pain”  (Chinese adage)

Last week I worked with a client who got me thinking about Vitality and it’s relationship to Qi. She is smart, creative, loving, focused, goal-oriented, interested in life, yet she just can’t get out of her rut. “I’m just tired,” she said. I could see it in her face, and after tuning in and allowing

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True healing is a journey into the self.

energetic universe

In Ensoflow Shiatsu sessions, I work with people who are on a healing path. The work that I do is spiritual, even though I work with the physical body. My tools are therapeutic massage techniques, energy points and meridians, and the flow of Qi; but what I actually do is help people to shift patterns of energy.

In order

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Is grief making you sick?

waterfall

Inspiration and letting go. Cleansing is the reason for this season.

Welcome Fall, Welcome Metal. It’s that time of year when the air crisps and the Qi energies descend back into the earth and downward in our bodies. In accordance with nature, we can observe fall as a time of letting go. The trees let go of their leaves and fruits, the earth cools, the light wanes and

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Spring, Magic, and the Element of WOOD.

wood energy shiatsu

Spring is the WOOD season in Chinese Medicine. Wood is the unfettered GREEN growth of life when energy RISES. Generally during this time we HAVE a lot of energy and feel the drive to get our projects going. When already going, we feel the pressure to solidify the fruits of our labor. But fruiting comes

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Therapeutic Massage: The Myth of Deep Tissue

myth of deep tissue

When people seek out massage therapy they often want deep tissue. “The deeper the better.”  “You can’t go too deep on me.” “I need someone who can really get in there.” The body IS a very heavy, dense part of our existence. As is the physical earth. So it makes sense

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The Healing Power of your Organs

belly-love

As a shiatsu practitioner, I have been studying the energetics of healing for many years. I study and work with Qi, the life force energy of the universe that moves throughout our bodies via meridians. Meridians are like highways

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