Esalen Kale Salad

I was first introduced to this recipe when my friend and fellow massage therapist Mary Elliott made it for me. I loved it so much that I immediately found it on the internet. The recipe originally comes from the Esalen Cookbook, a collection of recipes from the Esalen kitchen. Serves 4 to 6 1/3 cup […]

Welcome to the Healthy Recipe section!

While my professional expertise and training have centered around bodywork and massage, cooking delicious healthy meals has long been a passion of mine, and this blog provides me the opportunity to share some of my favorite recipes and food insights. I’d like make clear that I am not a nutrition expert and that none of […]

What is the best time to receive a massage?

As I get more busy (thank you everyone!), I realize that many of my clients want to book a massage in the evening. While this does make some sense for people who work regular office hours (though who would expect their dentist to see them after 7pm?), one does not need to receive a massage […]

What is Barefoot Deep Tissue?

The question I most often get is: Is that the one where you step on people?…well, no, not exactly. I do use my feet as a tool for massage. If I am standing, I always have one foot on the ground, and often use a stick for balance and safety. I use my foot to […]

Hello World!

After two years of brainstorming, writing and re-writing, and a lot of help from many wonderful people, this new website you find yourself visiting is now complete. It is an attempt, through words and images, to share with you how a massage can enhance your wellbeing and affect your life. A massage may not change […]