When your pain gets out of hand, try trigger point therapy.

Today, I want to share some tips for relieving muscle pain and tension. I believe the most crucial aspect of healing is educating yourself about your issues. Even if you have a good therapist, it’s your body, and you should be in charge of it. Muscle issues are relatively easy to handle. The pain caused […]

What is the most essential thing in healing?

After going through many clients, I got to know people’s biggest problems with muscle pain. Most people have neck, shoulder, or back issues and want pain relief. I always tell them, “It’s not like somebody came to your bed in the middle of the night and beat you up.”  Then they laugh. So at least […]

I’m back!

It’s been a whole two years since I wrote my last blog! I’m so overdue and planning to be more consistent.  To begin, I want to share my recent experience with Covid. At the end of October, I had the honor to get my first covid. It started with cold symptoms – sore throat, headache, […]

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!

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 […]