Karen Welden, LMT, has been a massage therapist in Santa Fe since 1992. In Auguest of 2006, she made her second trip to the world-renowned healing center, Casa de Dom Inacio de Loyola, in Brazil, which she describes as “one of the most extraordinary places on the planet.” The Casa was founded by John of […]
Neuromuscular massage therapy is practiced world-wide and has a foothold in both holistic and conventional medicine. Based on the concept that the central nervous system initiates pain, the goal of neuromuscular massage is to break the stress-tension-pain cycle and alleviate the underlying cause of dysfunctions in the soft tissues and other anatomical structures.
In the spring of 2001, I developed a repetitive strain injury in my right wrist. I had been working as a graphic designer for almost three years in an old office building, which meant I was spending eight hours a day, 5 days a week, clicking a computer mouse at an outdated workstation that was […]
Myofascial Release is a bodywork modality that addresses tight or painful areas in a slow, patient manner, giving them all the time they need to release under the steady invitation coming from the touch of the therapist. It is broad in scope, based in the knowledge that any tight area is linked inextricably with other […]