Brain activity and meditation

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Research on the effects of meditation on the brain and central nervous system has taken off in the last 40 years, often involving collaborations between neuroscientists, psychologists and meditators. I first heard about this in the early 1970’s, when I was looking for any tiny clues that could help me recover from massive and global brain damage. I read that deep meditators have synchronized electrical activity across their brains, so that left and right hemispheric brain waves take on the same patterns.… Read the rest

Benefits of Massage– can it help me?

It’s for anyone!

You don’t have to be special to reap the benefits of massage. You can be old, young, out of shape, in shape, in pain, working too hard, stressed about your job, or just needing to relax. It is becoming popular for sports, pre-natal, overall well-being, and as a great addition to self-care.

The health benefits of massage cannot be emphasized enough.… Read the rest

Welcome

Welcome to Integration Massage

with Rosi Goldsmith, BA, LMT, DAFNS

in Portland, Oregon’s Multnomah Village
OR Lic. #16585

Do you have an athletic injury, chronic pain, stress, Parkinson’s, or a head injury/ whiplash condition? At Integration Massage you will find pain and stress relief, physical and emotional healing, and mindful awareness through bodywork.

  • Rosi from Integration Massage relieves neck pain with Ortho-Bionomy®Ortho-Bionomy®, a gentle, osteopathically-based modality to ease pain, relax the nervous system
  • integrative movement to improve how your body functions
  • research-based approaches to heal from injuries and neurological conditions, and improve how how your body responds to life’s challenges
  • careful listening with ears, eyes, and hands to meet your needs
  • self-care tips to continue the improvement at home

Research based, yet client centered

Your appointment time is all about you.… Read the rest

Improve Posture: Neck Back & Shoulder Relief

10930103_sMindful Awareness to Improve Posture, Relieve Pain

Posture Power is a class in mindful awareness with movement and awakening to the effects of our self-talk to improve posture. It developed from the works of Barbara 10929991_sConable, Marion Rosen, Stanley Keleman, and Thomas Hanna.

Posture Power teaches awareness of your body’s unique structure and function. When your body is stuck in an old pattern, your shape may reflect your beliefs as a child.… Read the rest