Posts by sappho

An Update from the Psoas Team

Posted by on Apr 2, 2020 in Uncategorized

An Update from the Psoas Team

Thanks so much for your kind emails and concern. We are continuously touched and honored to have such amazing clients who are also, simply put, great people. In response to your concerns, we can gratefully say that our team is entirely healthy.    Many have also expressed concern for our financial state, and your compassion for our small business is poignant and very appreciated. For now, we have emergency funds to support our team with key benefits, like medical insurance, and are following the roll out of the Federal Paid Sick Leave; all in anticipation of a hopeful return...

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Stress Relief During Shelter-in-Place

Posted by on Apr 2, 2020 in Bodywork Techniques

We take our obligation to your recovery, pain management, and overall treatment planning seriously. Though we are temporarily closed, we are currently figuring out new ways to support your treatment and continued healing during this unusual moment in our lives. We’ll soon share some remote session opportunities. Meanwhile, we give you this Quick Tip video to help calm the nervous system with some soothing movement and a bit of focused breathing. We hope that it helps to release some body tension and to bring some peace to your mind. If you have any questions, suggestions, requests, anything,...

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Engage your core with the Dead Bug exercise.

Posted by on Mar 9, 2020 in Health and Wellness, Stretches

Engage your core with the Dead Bug exercise.

Are you feeling stiffness in your back on a regular basis? Whether you’re waking up with this discomfort, or feeling it throughout the day, back tension can quickly keep you from doing the things you love. Please don’t ignore it! Instead, recover from, and prevent, that feeling of restriction by engaging your core — a little bit, every day.   This week, Chris and Jenny are showing us a way to do that, called the Dead Bug exercise. This move is popular in Pilates workouts and is a great way to warm up your entire core. You can adjust the intensity according to your...

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Have you heard about our new mat Pilates class?

Posted by on Feb 18, 2020 in Meet Your Therapist, Workshop

Have you heard about our new mat Pilates class?

Bodywork, at Psoas, is about more than manual therapy and massage. That’s why our therapists draw on cross-disciplinary training to provide Psoas clients with a more comprehensive approach. We know you may not be familiar with every therapist at the clinic, so this month we want to share about the cross-disciplinary work of Derek Lozupone. Derek is a massage therapist and Pilates trainer, who specializes in incorporating Pilates techniques into his bodywork and treatment plans. Clients can see Derek for sessions that combine sports massage and Pilates instruction, or choose to focus on...

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Is your sartorius ready to go?

Posted by on Jan 29, 2020 in Exercises, Stretches

Is your sartorius ready to go?

While the glutes and hamstrings often get a lot of attention in athletics, other muscles require just as much care to keep us at our best — whether running, jumping, dancing, or swimming. This week, we’re taking a look at one of those very muscles: a hip flexor called the sartorius, which spans all the way from the hip to the knee.     In our Quick Tip this week, Derek and Jenny will demonstrate how to effectively stretch this important muscle. The Sartorius Stretch is an active one, and great for runners, swimmers, tennis players, and anyone doing a lot...

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