by Mary McGregor Women’s bodies go through a lot during pregnancy. The challenges of pregnancy are varied and diverse, with some being more difficult than others. It effects all aspects of women’s well being – physiology, mental and emotional states, and spirituality. Pregnancy can be an amazing and beautiful experience with many positive aspects… Read More The Benefits of Reiki as a Prenatal Care
The more I work with mothers, and get to know them, the more birth stories I hear. In each one pain, victory, joy, and disappointment seem to merge and flow. What went well, what went wrong, how life deviates from what they had imagined. I’m privileged to hear these recollections, and to be present… Read More Why “Healthy Mom, Healthy Baby” Needs to Stop
Fall, the season of slowing down, has arrived. As we move into the colder months our bodies are also making preparations to get through the long winter ahead. We are adapting to shorter days and less sunlight, so some of us may be feeling a bit sluggish and sleepy. We’re craving comfort foods like tea,… Read More Fall is Here
After massaging hundreds of expectant moms, it’s easy for me to see the benefits that pregnancy massage can have. Easing sore muscles, sciatica pain, aiding in sleep and relaxation are only some of the positive outcomes that I commonly provide to my clients. Yet there are still so many myths related to pregnancy massage that… Read More Busting Three Common Myths about Pregnancy Massage
Happy New Year from More to Life Massage Therapy! We are so excited to start a brand new year with you at More to Life Massage Therapy! What comes to mind when people talk about celebrating the new year? New year’s resolutions of course. This is the time where many people refocus on their goals for the next year,… Read More Are you putting yourself first this year? Why not?
As I reflect on my 18 years of experience being a Registered Massage Therapist, I realize that I have been blessed with amazing drive, passion, curiosity and nurturing capabilities to run and maintain a wonderful business for 15 years. Here I go again… I am looking forward to many more years in business with my… Read More The Story of More to Life
I was sitting and working on my posture, when all of a sudden, I felt my pelvis! I saw a picture in my mind of how my pelvis and low spine wanted to hold me. I was surprised at the effort it took to even attempt to get it in balance! This is something I… Read More Posture and the Tucked Under Pelvis
It has come to my attention that there is a beautiful story that could serve as medicine for many women, as I witnessed in my practice the other day! So, I thought I would share it here in a blog and see if any of you other NEW MOMS could connect with it as well.… Read More A Story as Medicine
Hello All! How do you feel about your upcoming birth? Some of you seasoned parents may feel like there has got to be a better way to do this, or maybe you feel terrified because this is your first journey, or maybe you are a father or other mother that wants to be the supportive … Read More How do you feel about your upcoming birth?