Entries by Co-Creative Healing

Unique Massage & Bodywork Mentorships Available

Over the past 16 years, I have been blessed to study massage and bodywork all over the globe. I see the techniques I learned and the experience I gained like exotic seeds that I collected and brought home to plant. The ‘seeds’ have grown into a plentiful garden that has served my own professional satisfaction […]

The Benefits of Massage Mentorship

by Alison Miller of www.AlisonBodywork.com in Jacksonville, OR I have participated in Stephanie Shrum’s massage mentorship for the past nine months, during which time I’ve grown both in confidence and skill as a massage therapist. My involvement in the group has been the greatest gift I could have given myself as a healing professional. Stephanie […]

Top 5 Reasons Why Massage Makes A Great Gift

A customized massage & bodywork session is guaranteed to fit! Having a massage gift certificate is like having a treat in the bank that can be redeemed all year long. A de-stressed or pain-free loved one is a lot more pleasant to be around (yes, your gift can serve you too!) Individuals that spend their […]

Memorable Mouthfuls

In this month of Thanksgiving, where celebration of life, gratitude and food is such a big theme, I’d like to share with you a recent memorable food experience of mine. You may be asking yourself, “Why is this massage therapist talking about food in her bodywork business column?”  Good question!  Enjoying amazing food, just like […]

Untangling Golden Chains

  I have fond memories from my childhood of helping my grandmother untangle the golden necklace chains that would get tangled together in her jewelry box. I never understood how it was possible for chains to get tangled in a stationary box. I sometimes even wondered if there were little gnomes who would sneak into […]

Sharing Exotic Seeds

This month I am excited to present a fun and inspiring massage class inspired by my travels around the globe. I feel the techniques I have learned and created over the past fifteen years are like exotic seeds. After fruitfully growing these seeds in my own practice, I am honored to share them with practitioners […]

Upcoming Massage Education Opportunities

Free Talk: “Massage & Bodywork from Around the Globe” (introductory class includes lecture and some hands-on techniques) May 5 from 7-9pm at Ashland Food Co-Op Weekend Workshops for Continuing Education “The Magic of Side-Lying Massage” – May 3 & 4 in Ashland, OR “Thai Massage for the Table” – May 17 & 18 in Bend, […]

Upcoming Massage Education Opportunities

Free Talks: (introductory classes that include lecture and some hands-on techniques) “Introduction to Side-Lying Massage,” April 18 from 1:30-4:30 PM – for LMTs & bodyworkers register with Ashland Institute of Massage “Massage & Bodywork from Around the Globe” May 5 from 7-9 PM at Ashland Food Co-Op Weekend Workshops for Continuing Education “Around the Table, […]

How Travel Impacts my Passion for Teaching

“I awoke at 3am Bangkok time to the fireworks exploding in celebration of the King’s birthday.  The stickiness of the air grips my skin as I hear the puttering of tuk-tuks in the street down below.  I am still trying to adjust to the shift in time.  I suppose the one hour nap that happened […]

Announcing Our Beautiful New Studio

As of September I have the pleasure of having a gorgeous new massage studio. Top 10 things I love about my new studio: 1.  It has tall, vaulted ceilings with beautiful, filtered lighting. 2.  There are wonderful skylights where you can watch the clouds roll by. 3.  A lovely loft hosts my plants, where they […]

Advanced Bodywork Mentorships Available in 2014

Over the past 15 years, I have been blessed to study massage and bodywork all over the globe. I see the techniques I learned and the experience I gained like exotic seeds that I collected and brought home to plant. The ‘seeds’ have grown into a plentiful garden that has served my own professional satisfaction […]