I am here to help guide and support you in finding balance by discovering the missing pieces holding you back in your recovery, performance, and general well being.
Manual Movement Therapist or MMT is a title I chose many years ago as I found myself struggling to describe what I do since it was so different from the traditional therapy route.
With MMT we understand that movement is how the body communicates. Symptoms are the result, not the problem. The body wants to show us the way, we simply need to listen and follow instructions.
Plot Twist! I'm just a...
Massage Therapy is an umbrella term. For those that choose it, there are many options available to Therapists to further enrich their work. While I learned the standard massage techniques and learned from many industry experts, I quickly decided to break free of the box I was put in. I sought to understand the 'why' of the body and fell down the rabbit hole that is Functional Neurology and Psychology. I keep asking why and am a forever student.
Side Note: There's a lot of other labels and titles out there that don't like it when we break free of the box.
It's true. If you like suspense and surprise endings I encourage you to never watch a movie with me. My supreme puzzle solving skills transcend the treatment room. It's admittedly one of my most annoying qualities (of which there are many) that I must blurt out my plot line theories.
Watching my Large and Smol Spawn grow into absofrickinlutely amazing humans. Their accomplishments, ambitions, and epic sarcasm bring me pure joy.
To lean into stillness and accept ease. Deep listening to what is spoken silently and aloud. Embracing that sometimes better is better and that's enough.
Clutter. Seriously it gives me anxiety. And hives. To my family's absolute dismay I might add. Not that it matters to them, but I have SCIENCE on my side with this one.
We always have a choice. It may be between one bad and one worse, but it's still a choice. I also believe that the only thing we actually have any control over is ourselves.
LIVE IN SUNSHINE
DRINK WILD AIR.
— RALPH WALDO EMERSON