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Can you be overly flexiable for your own good?

How do you loosen the painfully tight muscles of your ultra flexible clients? I often find releasing them a challenge in adaptability.

Added by Daniel Cohen on May 22, 2012 at 8:05am — 1 Comment

Why do we have more problems arriving at terminology in "massage" than Chiropractic

A big difference between massage and chiropractic is that chiropractic began as a developed system by one man, Daniel David Palmer. "I am not the first person to replace subluxated vertebrae, but I do claim to be the first person to replace displaced vertebrae by using the spinous and transverse processes as levers...and to develop the philosophy and science of chiropractic…

Added by Daniel Cohen on May 18, 2012 at 8:27am — 3 Comments

Why do we need such long hours for entry level massage?

"Effective July 1, 2011, the U. S. Department of Education will require institutions offering vocational training programs to apply new formulas in converting clock hours to credit-hour equivalencies. Undergraduate programs which meet the Department’s definition of “clock hour programs” must use the new clock-to-credit hour conversion. (For the definition of “clock hour programs” see 34CRF §668.8(k) and for clock to credit hour conversion details, please read Federal Register, October 29,…


Added by Daniel Cohen on February 27, 2012 at 11:14am — 1 Comment

Lupus Walk Nov 12th

Nov 12th is the Walk for Lupus Research at Crescent Bay Park in Santa Monica, CA. If anyone is interested, in doing chair massage as donated volunteer work, let me know. We did 100 massages last year and they expect more walkers this year.

Added by Daniel Cohen on October 26, 2011 at 2:50pm — No Comments

Movement and Health - Yuanji Dance


In China I visited Lianhuashan, Ezhou, Hubei Sheng. This is a martial arts based retreat based on the Yuanji system handed down by generations of the Zhang family. Besides Gung Fu and Qi Gong there is a movement referred to as dance which to the Westerner appears close to Taiji. There are many moves taught in this system. While in Lianhuashan I spent several mornings…


Added by Daniel Cohen on May 28, 2011 at 5:45am — 2 Comments

Holistic Healing is nothing new

Almost a thousand years ago Rabbi Moshe ben Maimon (Maimonides 1135-1204) was one of the Middle East's greatest Physicians and Scholars. He was widely know by Arabs & Christians, as well as, Jews. From his studies of the Torah (over 3,000 years before),Hippocrates (460 BCE – ca. 370 BCE) and Galen (129 – 216,  Maimonides developed his theories of medicine. He taught about the Mind-Body-Spirit connection for mental and physical health and found great value in laughter. We sometimes…


Added by Daniel Cohen on April 14, 2011 at 11:50am — 1 Comment

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