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, […]

Healing begins from your mind

Since you are reading my blog, I’m assuming you have some issues with your health. And I really appreciate your patience to read through. Today I want to talk about the importance of your mind and heart for your healing journey. You may be getting some help from a doctor, massage therapist, or other healthcare […]

Coping with Coronavirus Stress

We’ve been going through a difficult time all together concerning COVID-19 for a while. I’m sure we’ll be talking about it as a story in a few years – “Do you remember we had a scary virus and had to stay home for a month?!! As a massage therapist in the holistic community, I’m often […]

Rotator Cuff Tear

I often talk about my recovery experience with rotator cuff tear to my clients because it was quite a journey and I believe it helps with their own recovery journey.  So I want to share my story with you today! It came to me 4 years ago in 2015.  I just got my massage license […]

The best medicine for sickness

I know everybody is talking about Coronavirus these days and it’s affecting our life- workplaces, schools, and social life. People are scared of getting sick and stocking up essentials to prepare for the worst. Having a plan, preparing for the worst, and being cautious is all good things we all should do. It’s not the […]

Our loyalty program to award our regular customers

I used to switch back and force between different utility companies because after the introductory period was over, the price kept going up.  Even if I stick with them for several years, there’s no benefit to continuing their services. Most companies are so eager to get new customers, but there’s no effort to keep regular […]

FAQ: Do you take insurance?

We don’t.  The reason is that we want to focus on our treatment and provide the best services for you.  When we bring in the insurance companies to our practice, they limit our service according to their agenda and regulation, and they often don’t cover our fee well.  Massage therapy is a labor-intensive service with […]

Back issue?

I happened to hear the conversation between my friends talking about their friend with a serious back issue and one thing one of them said shocked me.  She confidently stated, “When you have a back issue, you need to have surgery.”  Of course, this statement is out of the context and it doesn’t mean whoever […]