This article appeared in the November 2012 edition of the American Massage Therapy Association’s newsletter.
Reach Beyond Your Grasp
I have always liked The North Face’s™ statement, “Never stop exploring.” To me, these three simple words summarize why I continue to be compelled by and towards the human body. After more than 15,000 hours of . . . → Read More: Reach Beyond Your Grasp
The cranium is made up of eight bones – one frontal, two parietal, two temporal, one occipital, and one ethmoid. These bones are connected to each other by what are known as sutures. In many texts you will find they are considered “fused” meaning that they are joined by immovable connections. Unfortunately this conventional thinking . . . → Read More: Your Cranium and You
Temenos is an ancient Greek word describing a sacred space, of which one use was as a sanctuary for soldiers returning from battle. A room open to the sky, warriors would remove their armor and lay down on the Earth to become human again. The accumulative effects of stress, injury, and trauma produce an . . . → Read More: My path to becoming a therapeutic bodyworker…
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As an institution of learning – we are about a firm base of knowledge from which to launch a career as a healer. It is our desire to see you succeed. And success is possible with a broad range of abilities. . . . → Read More: What makes Three Oaks different?
Where is the top of your game?
Expanding the possibilities of your potential –
At Three Oaks Clinic we work with people who need to perform at their best. Peak performance is important, whether you are a concert violinist, ballet dancer, college wrestler or professional tennis player, we can help you expand your potential. Your . . . → Read More: For the Athlete or Performer
Morgan's scorching forehand…
Body Work and Integration
by Morgan Shepherd
I am a professional tennis coach and still love to compete at a high level. I went to Susan and Kimbal to have them work with me on my body becoming more agile, relaxed, flexible, fluid, powerful and integrated. For many . . . → Read More: A Client’s Perspective
I woke up two days ago and felt as though I’d been chewing on piece of raw hide all night. The muscles connecting my jaw to my skull felt hard and tight and I had a banger of a headache as well. As a body-work student, I know these muscles can be worked… . . . → Read More: TMJ Bites!
Follow the trail.
The human body is an amazing piece of machinery. It does things you never would have imagined. As with any new learning project one must start small and simple and work toward the complex. After all, nobody eats the elephant in one bite, unless you’re Godzilla or something. So, we take . . . → Read More: Learning Body Basics
I really didn’t see this coming. I was going along, just minding my own business, which many of you may know is Idaho Winery Tours when I met a man named Kimbal Anderson. I met him at renewal; the furniture consignment store where my wife is the manager. I didn’t think much of it at . . . → Read More: Going to Three Oaks Academy
Each of us is built according to a pattern laid out in the heart of almost every cell in our bodies. As we grow and mature our bodies, while remaining true to the instructions, are subject to environmental forces. The way we sit, stand, walk, run, and play, the food we consume and the air . . . → Read More: What is Health?