Healing Resources – Who else to see

Everybody needs help. As a quick reference to the people and places we go to get ourselves taken care of, or have heard great things about from trusted sources, we offer you this list. We are so grateful to have these excellent practitioners to turn to, and always interested to hear who you go to…

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Manual Lymphatic Drainage

Manual Lymphatic Drainage What Is Manual Lymphatic Drainage? Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) is a specialized massage technique that is particularly beneficial for post-surgical and post-injury swelling, people who have lymph nodes that are damaged or removed, and chronic lymph conditions, such as lymphedema. Is MLD For Me? Some situations where MLD is beneficial: Before and…

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Trauma Healing Reading List

Reading list for those interested in how our bodies hold trauma: What Happened to You by Bruce D. Perry and Oprah Winfrey Waking the Tiger by Peter A. Levine and Ann Frederick In an Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness by Peter A. Levine and Gabor Mate The Body Keeps the…

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Sliding Scale Fees for Bevin

This Sliding Fee Scale only applies to Bodywork with Bevin Keely, and takes effect beginning in September 2021. The rate you pay is an agreement we make as two humans living in an expensive city with bodies to take care of and other financial obligations to uphold. It is my desire to be of service…

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Introducing Jennifer Keller, LMT

Beginning in July 2021, Jennifer Keller will join me here at Thrive Together Healing Arts. Here’s a little Q & A to help you get to know her: What draws you to bodywork as a career? I’ve always enjoyed helping people and being of service. After a lot of customer service jobs, I needed to…

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27 Years

I am celebrating 27 years in practice this month, a fact that makes me feel pretty old! For my first anniversary I hand-wrote thank you notes to all of my clients, a task that would be impossible today. How lovely is that? The sentiment remains the same- deep gratitude for being allowed to support myself…

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Persistence, Patience, Respect, Resilience

I did some dreamwork for the first time awhile ago wherein I set the intention of receiving wisdom from my dreams (with a little ritual to make it more than a casual request) and I got some really clear, giant, banner-like guidance in the form of these words: Persistence, Patience, Respect, Resilience. They have been…

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Help for the Rotator Cuff

Awhile back I had a whole rash of people coming in with the same kind of rotator cuff issues. It inspired me to look for something they could do themselves to help with what is clearly a common problem. These “most famous on the internet” physical therapists have some basic tests for you to see…

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The Polyvagal Theory

The Polyvagal theory as described by Dr. Stephen Porges helps us to understand our physiological responses to stress. Knowing why our bodies do what they do can be SUCH A RELIEF for our minds, which love to find meaning for the states we find ourselves in, even when those states don’t match the current environment.…

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