Posts by aaron

SEISMIC BODY REGISTRY

Posted by on Jul 14, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Tuesdays are my days off.

Typically, the first thing I do once morning chores are completed and the dogs are walked is slip over to receive a deep tissue and Esalen massage from my favorite local Ojai massage therapist.

I received a surprise from her this week when she mentioned I was tighter than usual…although I felt nothing out of my routine sense of self. I registered the comment, and went on about the lovely business of relaxation and the invigoration of sore and tense muscles.

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BODY MEMORY–THE THINKING BODY

Posted by on Jul 14, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

“The structure supports the perception of the world, the perception drives the attitude and the attitude reinforces the structure.”

“What difference could it possibly make,” you thought as a teen, when your parents told you to sit up straight. They might have been talking about your attitude. It turns out that posture has a good deal of effect on biological systems, but not in the way you might think. Posture, as defined in Merriam-Webster’s dictionary, is a habitually-assumed position. What’s less easily understood: a position encodes beliefs and attitudes about ourselves and our surround, what it required of us, and how we got by. As a massage therapist, I’ve learned to see this every day on my table. Let me explain.

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