"NIAID’s Rocky Mountain Laboratories (RML) in Hamilton, Montana, produced images of the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2, previously known as 2019-nCoV) on its scanning and transmission electron microscopes on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020. " If you are adhering to social distancing to avoid infection and/or wearing a mask in an effort to reduce your risk of inadvertent transmission-- … Continue reading Are You Concerned?
Recently, bāsalt, along with all massage and bodywork establishments in New Jersey, has had to re-think how we book our clients' sessions in a way that adheres to new and evolving standards of care. The timing and method in which each massage establishment implements change may be slightly different, but we should all have a … Continue reading It’s a process…
On March 9, 2020, a public health emergency and a state of emergency were declared by NJ Governor Murphy to combat the well-established fact--a novel and fast-spreading virus was having a devastating affect on the lives of New Jerseyans. In an effort to combat the spread of the virus, social distancing requirements with an emphasis … Continue reading And….here we are.
According to Governor Murphy's Executive Order 154 that allowed massage therapy establishments to re-open effective June 22, 2020 at 6:00 a.m., all that needs to be done in order for bāsalt to re-open is the following: install physical barriers; utilize floor markers; reconfigure the premises; utilize contactless payment options; establish an isolated area for delivery … Continue reading “Is bāsalt open?”
The Earth has spoken. For some, she is speaking in tongues. May is upon us. The Beltane has just passed. I think of my own mother. I wish I could go back in time before I was born and whisper goodness in her ear--prepare her for motherhood. Now, I wish I could infuse another lifetime … Continue reading Expectant Earth Mothers
It's interesting what we will consider a skill in our wheelhouse when we can't afford to hire someone else to do it for us. The sign above my door means the world to me. I no longer look at it with a critical eye. I am thankful that, somewhere in my DNA--a strong woman was … Continue reading Sign-Making 101
Bāsalt bodywork (bāsalt) is a small, woman-owned massage studio that has been in business in Ocean City, NJ since May 2018. What sets bāsalt bodywork apart from other massage therapy establishments and local day spas? Ultimately, what sets bāsalt apart from other establishments and spas is why it was founded. bāsalt was founded in an … Continue reading Welcome to the Studio.