Tag: Goleta

Check Out – Brian McNally, Master Glass Artist, Santa Barbara, Goleta, CA.

Check Out – Brian McNally, Master Glass Artist, Santa Barbara, Goleta, CA.

Building leaded glass for forty-five years. Doing Ceramics and Glass Blowing work at UCLA and RISD, MA, MFA respectively. A licensed California contractor. Fully insured and bonded. Received the first master’s degree in glass sculpture at UCLA in 1972. Awarded a fellowship toward graduate work at Rhode Island School of Design, working under glass artist Dale Chihuly. Received a Master of Fine Arts Degree in glass sculpture in 1975. Opened his current studio in Santa Barbara in 1976.

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Massage: Why do I feel ill or sick after my massage? It’s rare during a massage but it does happen!

Massage: Why do I feel ill or sick after my massage? It’s rare during a massage but it does happen!

I’ve done well over 15,000 massages and feeling sick after a massage is not a common reaction, but it can happen occasionally. Massage therapists are aware of this phenomenon, and that it usually affects clients who are a first-time massage recipient or someone who has not received massage for quite some time. The worst cases of a post-massage “healing crisis” feel like a full blown flu. Let’s explore what causes this phenomenon and whether a post-massage glass of water can prevent it?

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Ninja Warrior – Massage for local and visiting Ninja Warriors

All American Ninja Warriors are welcome at Riktr Pro Massage. Pro Massage offers a sliding scale to low-income clients, students or low-income seniors. My Client X, a sixth-degree black belt kung fu master, got me into American Ninja Warrior and I love it and watch the show every week. Like the show and the hosts, all …

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Sports Massage for Weight Training – Therapeutic Pain Relief, Santa Barbara, Goleta

Sports Massage for Weight Training – Therapeutic Pain Relief, Santa Barbara, Goleta

Yes, deep muscle therapy done correctly will get the lactic acid out of your muscles. After a massage, wait about 24 hours before engaging in vigorous exercises, such as running or weight training. Exercising too soon after a massage session may impair recovery from the massage, increase soreness and inhibit the effectiveness of the soft tissue work performed during your massage.

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Yoga, Pilates, Stretching and Massage. Practice these as much as possible. Therapeutic Pain Relief, Santa Barbara, Goleta

Why do Yoga, Pilates, Stretching and Massage work together? It is hard to find a better combination of relaxation, increased circulation, and range of motion. Yoga and massage can work together to relieve stress and tension throughout your life. Yogis need a massage and massage therapists and bodyworkers need yoga. The two arts are sisters. Therapists’ knowledge of yoga informs …

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