I thought it was time that I start answering some frequently asked questions. So, whenever I have the time, I will let them land here--interview-style. When I have enough compiled, I will devote a page to all of them for easy reference. If you have a question you would like to have answered and featured … Continue reading FasciaBlaster® q&A
When someone decides it is time to schedule a massage, rarely is it part of their self-care routine. Much more commonly, it is because some sort of discomfort is adversely affecting their activities of daily living. Whether that something is physically, sensorially, or emotionally manifested--it is causing some degree of “pain”. Sometimes I find that … Continue reading great expectations
Recently, the way in which I critique disappointment has piqued my interest. This aspect of self-awareness feels like walking on eggshells—never completely confident that my lifetime of fragile frustrations are worthy of validation. But…in the same breath, external validation seems upliftingly unimportant. In my mind, complaining and/or negatively reviewing have to be on the low … Continue reading Coming Home
What’s on the horizon
OCTOBER 5, 2022 marked bāsalt's very first year at the new Asbury location. The day came and went without a lot of commotion, but it was a milestone, nonetheless. While NOVEMBER is well underway, I can't help but wish I could just skip ahead to 2023. As I look at the studio's current schedule--it seems … Continue reading What’s on the horizon
bāsalt is happy to announce that MediCupping™ is back on our list of services. Our clients will be able to book a MediCupping™ Session in the same manner as booking any other session throughout the week. There is no upcharge for this phenomenal modality. ok. so, what is MediCupping™ ?
Traditional Thai Thursday
Try something ancient. Traditional Thai massage is an ancient healing system that combines broad and targeted acupressure, stimulation, and manipulation to balance the body's energy flow, release tension, stimulate circulation, and improve range of motion. The practitioner uses palms, thumbs, feet, and knees to apply gentle compression and deeper acupressure, and positions the body into … Continue reading Traditional Thai Thursday
just a little message:
The bāsalt Studio is now open. book your session. I may need you to walk me through this.
Solitude within Community
Each day for the past six months, I have inserted my key into a rusty lock and noted the crunching metal sound that lets me know the door will open, albeit, with a little effort. Nonetheless, I envision the entrance as it will look someday as I shove the door shut, step over random objects, … Continue reading Solitude within Community
What’s Going On?
Memorial Day is right around the corner. COVID-19 restrictions are being lifted all over the place. Fatigued minds and bodies want to know: Where can I go to get a great massage and start feeling human again? Well...ordinarily, that would be here--The bāsalt Studio. However, as many have been gathering... we are still temporarily closed. … Continue reading What’s Going On?
Side-Effects of Self-Care: Part Two
If you read Part One of this series, you found out a few things about me that don't necessarily exemplify stability. The circumstances surrounding this pandemic have gifted me with a petri dish and time to grow out my under-developed sense of self-- magnifying my lack of commitment to basic self-care. But, hopefully, you can … Continue reading Side-Effects of Self-Care: Part Two