It’s been a cold and rainy spring here in the Northeast, but hopefully the worst of it is over and we can look forward to a warm and dry summer. There are lots of various holistic health training opportunities in the next few months, and as always, if you know of an event that belongs [...]
For those who have not read my earlier post on the National Board of Certification for Animal Acupressure (NBCAAM), it was established in 2008 on the initiative of Amy Snow and Nancy Zidonis of of Tallgrass Animal Acupressure Institute. Their goal was to establish professional standards for animal massage and acupressure practitioners and, in their [...]
Summer is behind us and the days are quickly getting shorter. Here in the Northeast, the air has already taken on a fall-like feel and more and more leaves are gathering on the sidewalks. I love fall, but it’s always hard to say goodbye to summer, especially one that was as spectacular as this one.
Today’s spotlight is on TTouch, a type of bodywork that helps animals with all kinds of problems, both physical and psychological.
I took a weekend workshop in TTouch for dogs at Bancroft School of Massage a few years ago (with Leea, who is our featured practitioner today), and I was really amazed at the effect it [...]
Getting in TTouch with Your Dog: An Easy, Gentle Way to Better Health and Behavior
TTouch is not massage; it is a series of very light movements intended to activate the cells and “awaken the cellular intelligence”. Linda Tellington-Jones invented this bodywork method after having an epiphany during a Feldenkrais class: she all of a sudden [...]
There are many ways to promote health through touch, and animal massage therapists are often trained in several different therapies. These are just short overviews of each therapy – to learn more about either one, click on the case study links below each.
Do you know of, or are you practicing, a modality not listed here? [...]