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Paul B. Healthy Living Professional

Sacrmanento, California
Service to others is the philosophy of my life; it informs everything that I do. So in 2002, after 20 years in the IT industry, a change was in order. Computer programming is sedentary, abstract work that often keeps programmer and customer separated from each other. I wanted to do something... Full Bio
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A Lovely Evening by Paul B. Healthy Living Professional 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Massage/Spa I took Suki to the dog park tonight, but instead of going in to the enclosed run, I decided to walk around the park.  I would have figured out how to sit down had I g ... Read on »
AIDS/LifeCycle? by Paul B. Healthy Living Professional 1 Comment Posted in: Questions & Answers in Biking Is anyone here riding in this year's AIDS/LifeCycle besides me? Paul Read on »
April Specials by Paul B. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Massage/Spa Shake off the last vestiges of Winter with our April Hair and Massage Specials! Photo by Paul Brown Massage Special Focus – Hot Stone Massage Our 90 minute B ... Read on »
Back Pain by Paul B. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Massage/Spa Whether it’s up between our shoulder blades, in the middle of our back, or way down in the lumbar region of our back, we all experience it from time to time.  Back ... Read on »
Balancing Hips, Abdominals, Glutes and Back by Paul B. Healthy Living Professional 2 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Massage/Spa A client and I sat down to talk about some test results he recently received and how that would impact our work moving forward. I am concerned about doing certain kin ... Read on »
Before and After by Paul B. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Massage/Spa Dean saw a lovely lady today who is traveling back east for a family event, and wanted something shorter and easy to care for. The post appeared first ... Read on »
Before and After – Sue by Paul B. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Massage/Spa Before and After Sue came in to get her long, thick, wavy hair cut and styled – she loves her long hair and wanted to keep it long, but as you can see from the be ... Read on »
Between Massage Sessions by Paul B. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Massage/Spa To get the most out of your massage, practice these self-care tips regularly. Stretch. If you are getting massage for pain and discomfort, stretching is essential for ... Read on »
California Passes Statewide Massage Regulation Law by Paul B. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Massage/Spa After many years of working with the state legislature to enact statewide regulation of the Massage Therapy profession, we finally got a bill passed and signed by the govern ... Read on »
Care and Feeding of Your Inner Bear 7 – Broccoli Cheddar Soup by Paul B. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Massage/Spa After a long hiatus, I have revived my old video series, The Care and Feeding of Your Inner Bear. I’m very excited to be bringing the videos back, and w ... Read on »
Care and Feeding of Your Inner Bear 8 – Scalenes and Pec Minor by Paul B. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Massage/Spa Here’s the latest video from The Care and Feeding of Your Inner Bear series! The post appeared first on . Read on »
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Massage by Paul B. Healthy Living Professional 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Repetitive motion of the hands, arms, and shoulders can lead over time to numbness, tingling, pain, and weakness in the arms and hands. These injuries are known by a collect ... Read on »
Dads and Grads Gift Certificates Available! by Paul B. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Massage/Spa Great for Grads or other gifting occassions! Perfect for Dads and Dads-at-heart! Father’s Day and High School and College Graduations are just around the cor ... Read on »
Eggplant and Tomato Gratin by Paul B. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Massage/Spa With the end of summer upon us, eggplant and tomatoes are looking really delicious in the markets, and maybe in your garden, too.  Check out this recipe from the New York Ti ... Read on »
End Winter with a Big Boost of Vitamin C – Winter Citrus Salad from the New York Times by Paul B. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Massage/Spa Mark Bittman at the New York Times presents this delicious Winter Citrus Salad , just when we are all feeling cranky and waiting for darkness to get over already and Sprin ... Read on »
FAQ: Myofascial Therapy by Paul B. Healthy Living Professional 2 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Massage/Spa Myofascial Therapy, or MFT as we’ll refer to it, is an anatomically specific form of bodywork that is intended to free fascial adhesions, to reduce pain and restore a ... Read on »
February 2009 Newsletter by Paul B. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Massage/Spa Winter is either finally here or about to end - with the unseasonable weather we’ve been having, it could be either! In this issue: * Hooray! Blogging Award * Stai ... Read on »
February Focus: Couples Massage by Paul B. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Massage/Spa As we enter the last stretch of winter, we naturally focus on cleaning out the old and getting ready for Spring. And what better way to help boost your health and cl ... Read on »
Fight the Winter Blahs by Paul B. Healthy Living Professional 2 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body With all the shortening of the days comes the winter blahs. Fortunately, there are easy ways to fight off the blues. Exercise: regular exercise, from a brisk walk arou ... Read on »
First Client on the 800 by Paul B. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Massage/Spa Wow. Just wow. Beside going back to school for more training in 2006, this is absolutely the best investment I’ve made in my business. Being able to adjust the table ... Read on »