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Releasing the Suboccipital Group

Posted by on Oct 1, 2020 in Exercises, Uncategorized

Releasing the Suboccipital Group

Look up at the bright side! The suboccipital muscles help us extend our heads (Get it? Look up?) as well as rotate them. This group of muscles sits at the posterior base of the skull, and they’re easy to overlook, but they’re often major players in headaches and posture issues. Anyone with desk-work related posture problems is likely to have some chronic tension in their suboccipitals. So this week we’re bringing the foam roller back out for a Quick Tip on releasing the suboccipital group. This movement, although nice and easy, is super effective! Lay back and enjoy some...

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Staying Connected Remotely?

Posted by on Apr 13, 2020 in Uncategorized

As the shelter-in-place extends into May, we’re working hard to bring real, meaningful support into a new format. We’re working and training together to help our clients take care of themselves at home, while figuring out how to weather the financial reality of not reopening until May 3rd. We want to bring some sense of strength and normalcy to our community by sharing the depth of knowledge and advanced skills found on our team of clinicians. At the same time, we know that we’re not the only ones struggling financially. We’re introducing two affordable ways to...

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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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Quick Tip: Do you have trouble sleeping on your side?

Posted by on Sep 14, 2016 in Health and Wellness, Uncategorized

Quick Tip: Do you have trouble sleeping on your side?

If you have trouble getting a good nights sleep then check out this week’s quick tip in which Psoas co-owner, Scott, shows you how to comfortably sleep on your side. It is recommended to sleep on your back, but if you prefer sleeping on your side, this video is for you. Learning the proper side sleeping technique can help reduce morning aches and pain in your neck, shoulders, hips, and knee. Hopefully, you’ll be having a more restful nights sleep after trying this out....

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Quick Tip: Did you know Jason has been a Psoas therapist for 10 years?!

Posted by on Aug 11, 2016 in Bodywork Techniques, Careers, Health and Wellness, Uncategorized

Quick Tip: Did you know Jason has been a Psoas therapist for 10 years?!

It’s been a decade, and this week we would like to acknowledge and thank Jason Garcia for the thousands of clients he has helped over the years and for his amazing professionalism that has been so integral in developing Psoas Massage + Bodywork as the premiere sports and bodywork clinic in the Bay Area and beyond. There is not nearly enough time or space to display even a small percentage of the clients, therapists, students, etc., that Jason has personally affected over the 10 years that he’s been at Psoas. But here are a couple below. We look forward to many more years of growth and...

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Rugby Superstar Nathalie Marchino

Posted by on Mar 8, 2016 in Health and Wellness, Uncategorized

Rugby Superstar Nathalie Marchino

Here at Psoas we work effortlessly to provide each of our clients the experience and quality bodywork they expect. As a studio that offers multiple modalities of bodywork, we are able to extend our services to a diverse range of clientele, some of whom we create individualized treatment plans to meet their specific goals. This week we would like to introduce you to rugby superstar and longtime Psoas client, Nathalie Marchino. Nathalie is a Bay Area local who has played rugby for the last 10 years. In her decade of competitive athletics, she has had the opportunity to play professionally and...

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