News & Updates from Massage Vermont

Listen Up: How to Manage Anxiety

Don’t miss a lively, funny, relatable conversation with Ezra Klein and psychiatrist and author Judson Brewer about something a lot of us feel now more…

Maybe This Fall

Widespread increase of people being vaccinated is showing promise in reducing the number and severity of COVID-19 cases. The world is starting to open up….

Two Winning Moves For You

The person in this beautiful image wins the moment by doing a rep. You will too—over and over. If you’re old enough to read this,…

Words to Take Comfort By

This ongoing activation of nervous system defenses is exhausting. Even if we’re doing less, we have greater metabolic need, including for oxygen. We get through…

Breathe Now for This Moment and Beyond

Your work with us resonates across time and space. In the Moment When we’re in session together, you experience immediate effects of the breathwork practices….

Relax Now for Ease Later

You don’t lift weights to get better at lifting weights. At least, I don’t. I exercise to be stronger and move better throughout my life….

Four Steps to Better Breathing and Health

Each of us has a vast, unchangeable past. Things we cannot change include our genetic, experiential, generational and cultural histories. We are the sum of…

Did you remember to breathe?

Imagine having to remind yourself to breathe. No worries. Breathing continues, moment after moment, year after year, throughout the lifetime. Thank goodness! Breathing enough to…

A Few Words About Words

Our work here at Massage Vermont is nervous-system soothing through touch and, more recently, evidence-based breathwork. It’s never been psychotherapy. But words are powerful. We’re…

On the Nose

Well, in the nose, as that’s where breathing will serve you best. Chris and I offer evidence-based breathwork and nervous-system soothing techniques. These will be…

“If you’re going through hell, keep going.” And keep breathing.

It’s an especially rough period amid already turbulent times. Last night I posted to my friends on social media: Breathing. I’ll just keep breathing, slowly…

Breathe to Relax: Through the Nose

Breathing gently through the nose into the lower lungs is key to relaxing your body and mind. Taking deep breaths does not mean taking big…