Conversations on Wellness

For most of us, the achievement of wellness is a journey down many paths, not all of them leading us to where we want to go. We created this blog in order to share with you some resources and ideas that we have found helpful for ourselves and our clients. We hope that you, too, will share your resources and experiences.

What is Reiki

“Reiki has been shown to help with recovery after hospital procedures, stress reduction and prevention, anxiety, depression, pain reduction, improve resilience and boost immune supports, and for physical and mental health support for cancer...

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Mother's Day is Almost Here!

Each spring we offer Mother's Day discounted gift certificates for massages of one hour or more. You may buy an unlimited number of gift certificates priced at $10 off the regular price-for an unlimited number of lovely ladies-but a maximum of two...

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Reinforce your healing

Most people ask, “What should I do to get the most out of the healing?” Lighter! Almost everyone says that they feel “lighter” after Energy Work. Why? You drained pain and stress. Mental chatter and troublesome emotions were...

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Alexandria Myotherapy adds Integrative Energy Work

We have added Energy Work services and Wendy Wisner as our new therapist to complement our specialized massage therapy services. Alternate healing brings health for the body, mind, and spirit. Consider one of our new offerings if stress is...

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A Tribute to Sandy Levy and AMI

Sandy Levy founded Alexandria Myotherapy in 1985 after graduating from Shaw Myotherapy Institute, where she was trained in trigger-point myotherapy. She augmented her basic education with training in Neuro-Muscular Massage Therapy, foot reflexology,...

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Check Your Feet

by guest blogger, Ann Steck I thought everyone had a longer second toe because I did and everyone in my family did. I never gave it a thought. In fact, folks with straight across toes were a little funny looking!  I didn’t become curious...

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The Marvel of Gyrotonics® and Gyrokinesis®

by Rita Offer, PhD, LMT Note:  After seeing some shockingly good results—actual realignment of the body—in a client who had begun to do Gyrotonics, I asked Rita to write about her experience with Gyrotonics and Gyrokinesis.  Sandy Levy, MS,...

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Are Pain and Sleep Connected?

by Jen DeLorenzo, PT, CFMT, TPS, NBC-HWC*     Ahhh, I slept like a baby last night. What image does this conjure in your mind? How would you describe a baby sleeping? ….Peaceful, quiet, tranquil. How many nights does...

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Open-Heart Meditation

By Sandy Levy Many people come to us with pain they believe is caused by stress, for which massage therapy can be very helpful. Meditation is also well known to reduce stress, and has the added benefit of requiring no more than a quiet place and a...

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Another Look at an Old Remedy

by Sandy Levy Note: The following is offered as a report of my research and experience, and not as medical advice. Please check with your physician before using this product. Castor oil packs should not be used by pregnant women or where there is...

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