When Your Monkey Mind is Cluttered My son and I went to visit my neighbors today to drop off a daily dose of vitamin A via some persimmons from our tree. Two ragged looking women and three very cute, very excited shih tzus opened the door. June couldn’t find her ticket to tonight’s Adele concert.
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What’s the Real Skinny on Drinking Water After a Massage? Do you remember being in school or receiving a massage and being told by a teacher or massage professional to drink extra water after receiving a massage? EEEEEEK! Hey, I was taught that too. Now, let’s put a stop to the proliferation of this potentially
That’s right. SOJHA is closing for 3 days to host an extraordinary guest! Check your calendars now for Jan 28-30. Justice Naccarato, my dear friend and daughter of the amazing Dr. Hugh Smith will be here at the school for three days. Dr. Hugh saved Nicole from a lifetime of excruciating pain. A condition which
David Palmer, Father of Chair Massage As the owner and operator of a massage therapy business, Eric holds his business to the same standards of a good massage. He is trustworthy, fully present in his work, engaged with his customers and colleagues, committed to open transparent relationships, and operates from the highest ethical standards. You
Shogo Mochizuki spent years developing the textbooks he used for classes. I can see how. Years ago in my career as an instructional designer at MindSpring and EarthLink, I learned for every classroom hour it can take up to 18 hours of curriculum design. Consider a 25 hour course in Kobido. Since begining on this
“Look at the fan,” Shogo Mochizuki Sensei would say as he came behind me and slapped me on the shoulders a couple times. The idea was to get my mind off of what my hands were doing. Approaching Anma as meditation. I recall being a student in the summer of 1995, Scottdale, AZ. It must have
Several years ago I was sitting in a San Francisco Thai restaurant with David Palmer, the “Father of Chair Massage.” I asked him why he chose to close the Anma Institute above the Kabuki Hot Springs after 12 years of operation. He replied, “for twelve years, multitudes of students would pay thousands of dollars for an