Pain Relief

Your new favorite travel companion

Stretching and doing self-massage are both such important tools for keeping your stress level low, your muscles happy, and your exercise regimen progressing, and it’s great to see how excited… Read More

Unlocking Pain

This month’s theme is one of my specialties: pain management. There’s so much I could write about dealing with pain, but the fact is the approaches that are of greatest… Read More

General benefits of Massage

One of the most common reasons a client comes in for a massage is because they are experiencing back pain.  This can be due to a variety of reasons.  Some… Read More

Why Fijian Massage?

I often equate Fijian massage to receiving a deep tissue/sports massage without the sharpness that elbows have. For people who need very deep pressure but often feel bruised by a… Read More

The Dragontree Mission Statement (Part 1)

A mission statement is by definition:  a statement of the purpose of a company, organization or person, and its reason for existing.   A mission statement should guide the actions of the organization,… Read More

Calendula Officinalis

  Calendula is one of the most astringent herbs for the skin, despite it being low in tannins. This makes it gentle, yet extremely effective to combat skin ailments, from… Read More

Oh Imbue, how I love thee!

Oh, Imbue.  How I love thee.  Let me count the ways. Last September I started playing ice hockey again.  It had been about 12 years since I’d played and I wasn’t sure if I… Read More