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Body Mechanics | At the Intersection of Massage School and Local Organic Produce

Jun 20, 2012

When I was in massage school up in the mountains of North Carolina, I spent some time working on an organic farm. The work was fun, active, outdoors, and I often came home with a bag of fresh veggies too. Wielding shovel and hoe, I did battle with weeds and insects. Naturally, I deeply appreciated my newfound circle of massage therapists-in-training. But what really surprised me was the difference that was made by learning to move efficiently… in other words, using good body mechanics. When I brought my massage therapist’s Lunge and Weight Transfer out to the spinach field it was nothing short of a revelation. … Read More