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Practicing the art of healing touch has been my joy for over 25 years, and this path has blessed me with the presence of gifted teachers around the world. One of my first teachers proposed the notion that the most important person is the one who is right in front of us at any given moment. An approach which supports us to be acutely aware in the present moment, and can guide us to access our greatest wisdom. The great masters agree that the body has a natural ability to heal itself when supported by deep listening, awareness, and loving kindness. I am humbly honored to be of service in this way.
May all beings be happy and free.
A thorough intake and assessment will dictate how the treatment will go and what techniques will be used. I believe that in a session, when the client is an active participant, healing can be exponential. So when appropriate, Muscle Energy Technique, simple guided imagery, guided meditation or breathing techniques may be integrated. I might also suggest simple yoga or qigong exercises that pertain to a particular condition for the client to practice at home.
Hendrickson Method advanced practitioner
Hendrickson Method is an advanced system of massage and manual therapy that is profoundly relaxing to receive , effortless to perform, and an efficient and effective treatment for acute and chronic pain.
Thai Massage is relatively new in the west, but it was actually developed by Buddhist monks in Thailand as a healing modality 2,500 years ago. Thia massage uses passive stretching and deep but gentle pressure along the body's energy lines to increase flexibility, relieve muscle and joint tension and balance the body's energy system.
Deep Tissue and Myofascial Release
The Deep Tissue and Myofascial Release approach is a form of soft tissure therapy used to treat somatic dysfunction and resulting pain and restriction of motion. It is a treatment which uses continual palpatory feedback to achieve release of myofascial tissue. This is proposed to be accomplished by relaxing contracted muscles, increasing circulation and lymphatic drainage, and stimulating the stretch reflex of muscles and overlying fascia.
CST is a gentle hands on method of evaluating and enhancing the functioning of a physiological system called the crainosacral system - comprised of the membranes and cerebrospinal fluid that surround and protect the brain and spinal cord.
Hospital and Hospice Based Massage
Hospital Based Massage provides support and skilled gentle touch to patients in various units including, Acute Rehab, Pediatrics, ICU, Med/Surg, Cardiac, Ortho, Transplant, and Oncology. Treatment plans are created in which to apply appropriate protocols depending on patient history, diagnosis, treatments, and contraindications to ensure safety and the best possible care.
Through the use of this technique, practitioners transfer universal energy in the form of qi through the palms, which allows for self healing and a state of equilibrium.
For a more complete list of work experience, education and other somatic related trainings, please download my resume.
Monday 10:00 - 6:00pm
Tuesday 10:00 - 6:00pm
Thursday 10:00 - 6:00pm
Sunday 12:00 - 5:00pm
$85.00 1 hour
$120.00 1 1/2 hour
"I started with Tod for severe inflammation and pain in both shoulders due to an injury and arthritis. His orthopedic massage has improved my mobility and decreased the pain. He focuses on the whole body and I leave each session feeling totally "centered." I have told him repeatedly that I am so thankful for his dedication to perfecting his craft, so that he can help people in pain."
"I've searched and searched for a massage therapist that does a good job, I can trust, and who I like to be around. Tod's great. I first found him when I had a specific problem which I thought couldn't be fixed - but he worked with me, and managed to alleviate all my pain. I've now been going to him for a few years, and would highly recommend him to anyone."
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