The fall is here!

This picture was taken a few years ago. Besides the fact that I look a little younger, I’m so amazed to see the beautiful nature. And this is where I live! I’m so lucky to be here, and I’m so lucky to be alive!

Are you getting an online Coronavirus?

It’s been four months since we got hit by COVID-19 in NY. I see two kinds of people – The people who are taking it very seriously, and people who are laid back. The former is the kind who is upset at the latter. I got yelled at by my highschool friend in Japan when […]

Frozen Shoulder Remedy – Part 1

There are different muscles that may be causing your shoulder. But when your shoulder gets to the point where you can’t move your shoulder, experiencing catching pain with certain movements, having a problem with sleeping, it’s time to get serious.

Back tension? Part 2 -Bathing

Epsom Salt Bath

When I see my clients for the first time, I suggest they do this at home even before I start my massage session.  I tell them to take a bath weekly.  I know that most of us don’t take a bath.  That’s for kids, right?  Then they graduate from taking a bath around 2 and […]

Back tension? part 1- where to start

So if your back is tight, what can you do to loosen up?  Before I give you the answer, I want to explain what’s going on with your back. The spine is designed to move – bending forward, backward, side bending and twisting. But most of us don’t move it so much.  Instead, our back […]

What is the most important thing for healing?

Love Yourself!

I think more people are health conscious now than when I was growing up. People in the 70s didn’t care too much about health. Smoking cigarettes was ubiquitous, and people could smoke wherever they wanted.  Air and water pollution was a big issue as the regulation wasn’t as strict as now. And yet, there weren’t […]

What is unique about Stony Point Massage?

Eastern Medicine as the foundation I’m from Japan, so massage means acupressure, and when I started to go to massage school, I was shocked to find out that we had to learn Swedish massage where clients undress, and therapists give massage with oil. I almost fainted and thought I would quit.  And I practiced qigong, […]