Massage in the Time of Covid-19

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Massage Therapy and Energy Healing support good health. That’s why I love my work. It’s an honor to support your wellness and healthy lifestyle. I, too, am committed to personal wellness and enjoy robust health which has equipped me to do this work for the past twenty-five years. 

With Covid-19 on the move, I am practicing sanitation and cleansing with diligence and vigilance before, during, and after each session at Stairway Healing Arts Center. As always, I aim to thoroughly support you as we navigate this trying time, and keep us both healthy and safe. I welcome your thoughts and concerns- we will explore them together when you come for your session, or via phone, text, or email before your session if you prefer.

I love being part of your healthy lifestyle- thank you. And thank you for taking good care of yourself.  

Taking Care of the Care-Givers

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Earlier this week I had the wonderful experience of working in a doctor’s office.  My clients were not the patients in that office, but the dedicated workers.  Nurses.  Office staff.  Doctors.  Intake workers.  All women.  All care-takers of one sort or another.  All lovely people, each with their own story.  They all work hard all day.  Some of them return home to be care-takers of ailing family members.  Some had small children.  They all give and take care of other people all day, every day.  They each had their own set of stresses.  These stresses manifested in their bodies in a myriad of ways.  Head aches.  Tingling hands.  Limited neck mobility.  Low back pain.  General pain and malaise.  Only one or two had received massage before.  Today they were taking a piece of their lunch break to take care of themselves. I had only 15 minutes with each of them.  I needed to make our time together count.

It was gratifying work.  At the end of each session I was asked if  and when I’d be returning.  Each woman felt relief from pain and discomfort.  Each felt relaxed.  Each had good color in their face, and a smile to boot.  15 minutes isn’t much, but it can make a difference.  Especially to those whose lives revolve around the needs and demands of others.  It’s important to take time for ourselves.  Time to attend to our health.  These women experienced that.  I can’t wait to get back there.  Having a positive impact on health is what it’s all about for me.

 

Mandy Meyer-Hill

NYS Licensed Massage Therapist

Stairway Healing Arts Center

1 Washington Street
Cambridge, NY  12816
518-265-7889
StairwayHealingArts@gmail.com

 

Meditation Circle

Meditation Circle today at 10am, Stairway Healing Arts Center, 1 Washington Street Cambridge, NY.  I’d love for you to join us!  As always, if you can’t make it to Stairway, please sit with us where ever you are.  This circle is flexible and international!

Meditation Circles at Stairway have been going on for only a month.  I’ve always meditated (well, for most of my adult life, anyway!), but sharing that sacred time with others is new.  And it’s WONDERFUL!  I was just making a cup of tea, thinking of the clients I’ll be seeing today and holding them in my thoughts.  Then I remembered that there’s a Circle today at 10.  I actually did a little jump, YAY!  I can’t stop smiling.  I love this time of day.  1/2 hour shared with others.  Sometimes I’m sitting alone, sometimes with a small group.  Each Circle is perfect.  I sink deeper into that place of calm and stillness.  I connect with the Great Love.  I become aware of my body, where any stiffness or tension resides, my posture, my monkey mind!  I become ever more aware of how human I am, and also how flawed, and also, miracle of miracles, how imperfectly perfect!

Meditation Circle today at 10am EST.  Please join us!

Have a wonderful day, and take really good care of yourself.