February 1, 2018
You’ll recognize the tools: diet, exercise, sleep BUT in the top 10 recommendations to preserve and improve your brain function is learning a new skill!
For those of you in the Washington DC area, you are in luck! Over 100 of your massage therapist colleagues from around the region will be attending the 2017 Tri-State Conference May 5, 6 and 7 in Arlington VA. Here’s part of the line up:
- James Waslaski guru of the frozen shoulder teaches Integrated Manual Therapy and Orthopedic Massage for the Upper Body.
- Anatomy Trains expert, Jason Spitalnik, instructs on the Structure and Function (of fascia) Superficial, Lateral and Spiral Lines. Yah, I’ve never heard of any of that, but I know Anatomy Trains is revolutionizing how MTs approach the body.
- Former AMTA National President, Nancy Porambo will be unlocking the secrets of Fibromyalgia demystifying the causes and treatment.
Thank you for your patience if you live way outside the Washington DC area. To keep your brain healthy, I’d like to encourage you to find your tribe and make the effort to get involved a little. It’s not just about improving your cognitive function.
Too many massage therapists feel isolated. Even when they work in a busy practice, they admit they feel alone. Part of the reason is because we are always ‘on’. We are on for our clients, on for our family, on for our friends…Guess what? When you take a Continuing Ed class you don’t have to be on. You don’t have to know all the answers. You get to ask the questions. You get to stretch your skills by stretching out of your comfort zone. Yah, I know it takes time and it costs money. Don’t most things that are good for you take time and cost money?
So go for it. Learn something new. Make your hippocampus happy.
Send me Jodi's monthly
Find Other Articles
Just the other day I was telling my sister I’m sorry. I’m sorry for acting a fool when it came to her healthy eating needing to look my healthy eating. I’m sorry for rolling my eyes every time she called the front seat. (Yes even as adults) I’m sorry for hiding the...
Our Pain Tells A Story
Like it was yesterday, I remember stepping out of the car when a sudden pain took my breath away. Stabbing at my low back, I very slowly and cautiously slid across the seat, supporting myself on the door handle and the steering wheel. I smiled thru gritted teeth, 'Ha...
Has This Been Your Best Year Yet?
Will this year be a NEW year or will it be the same ole year? You can make 3 small simple changes that will powerfully impact 2014.
– Get Visible
– Follow up
– Stay in touch
Attend at least 2 events a week where you will meet prospective clients. Dress for success.