Posts Tagged "psoasbodywork"

Quick Tip: Are your calves marathon-ready?

Posted by on Jul 16, 2018 in Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Are your calves marathon-ready?

Are you training for the SF Marathon at the end of the month? Wondering if you’re doing everything possible to stay healthy and run your best race? Our clinical team is here to help. We offer pre-event sports massage to help you optimize recovery time, increase range of motion, and prevent injury. So if you have questions about how bodywork can support your goals for this event, just reach out to one of our intake specialists! In the meantime, make sure you’re stretching in a way that supports your body’s best performance. Since our runner clients often come in with a lot...

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Quick Tip: Want to release your SCM?

Posted by on Jul 6, 2018 in Bodywork Techniques, Health and Wellness

Quick Tip: Want to release your SCM?

Did you catch our last anatomy lesson on the sternocleidomastoid — or SCM? This muscle in the neck can carry a lot of tension — especially for desk workers, people with headaches or jaw tension, and anyone who’s sustained a neck injury or whiplash. For many of us, loosening the SCM can create more openness and length in the neck. So in our most recent Quick Tip, Jenny demonstrates a technique for finding the SCM on yourself and encouraging its release! This self-massage technique involves using the pressure of your hand to squeeze the SCM while rotating the head to help...

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Quick Tip: Are you a soon-to-be mother?

Posted by on May 8, 2017 in Bodywork Techniques, Gifts, Health and Wellness

Quick Tip: Are you a soon-to-be mother?

We're taking a break from bike month festivities to celebrate all the mothers in our lives. Here at Psoas, we want to appreciate all our prenatal massage clients and the therapists who do such important work with these mothers-to-be. Check out some thoughts from two Psoas prenatal clients below — Natalia (who has since delivered her baby) and Jordan, who's still expecting. As always, if you're looking for prenatal work, just let us know what is going on in your body and what kind of massage you are looking for. We will help match you up with one of our skilled specialists!...

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Quick Tip: Will you tell your Psoas story?

Posted by on Jan 25, 2017 in Careers, Health and Wellness

Quick Tip: Will you tell your Psoas story?

We always want to hear and tell stories that lead people onto healthier paths. While our top focus will always be on our bodywork, now we're learning to use instagram to share tips on healthier movement strategies, shine a light on ways bodywork can help us, and celebrate the incredible people that walk through the doors of our clinic every day.  This next week we're holding a contest on instagram to invite you into this conversation, and inspire you to help the ones you love take better care of their bodies.  If you participate, you'll get...

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