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Alvino Massage is a core part of your active lifestyle! Colorado is a haven for active people. Let’s face it, the sun shines on us! We spend a lot of time outdoors, whether it's jogging, skiing, cycling, or just walking the dog.

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[03/25/18]   Howdy everybody!

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Pulleys and Levers

It’s been nearly four years since I had that other job. You might remember, I spent many years in the residential structural design business. People say massage couldn’t be further from houses. Everyday as a therapist, I am reminded the two are truly similar. You say your door doesn’t close without thudding against the door frame? Chances are the door frame isn’t square anymore due to other stresses it had to endure. [ 204 more words. ]

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alvinomassage.com It’s been nearly four years since I had that other job. You might remember, I spent many years in the residential structural design business. People say massage couldn’t be further from houses. Eve…

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Thai or Table? What’s better?

Everybody is familiar with a table massage. Most people know of deep tissue massages. Many know the phrase “Swedish Massage”, though few know what it actually means. People generally conclude with, “What massage should I get?” Here is a simple breakdown of the choices you have at Alvino Massage: Therapeutic Massage – Also known primarily as a deep tissue massage. A therapeutic massage has the purpose of stopping and working on afflicted areas in the body. [ 485 more words. ]

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alvinomassage.com  Everybody is familiar with a table massage. Most people know of deep tissue massages. Many know the phrase “Swedish Massage”, though few know what it actually means. People generally conclude with…

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The Physical Manifestation of Emotional Stress

It is very important to find out what a person is looking for before we start your treatment. Before we start your massage, I ask where you would like me to focus. The vast majority of the time, people will say, “I carry all my stress…” and point to a part of their body. Generally, people point to their neck or their shoulders. [ 318 more words. ]

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alvinomassage.com It is very important to find out what a person is looking for before we start your treatment. Before we start your massage, I ask where you would like me to focus. The vast majority of the time, pe…

[06/01/15]   As you may know, our community garden specializes in growing top end gourmet garlic. We have created a page with our activities, recipes and information about our local homegrown organic garlic.... Take a look!

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We will have a gourmet garlic event September 11th and 12th. It was fantastic last year (we had Bonnie Brae Garlic Ice Cream)

From Christen :)

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Interesting stuff I've learned as a teacher :)

alvinomassage.com One of the most common problems people have is headaches. Sinus headaches. Tension headaches. Migraines. Most people get a headache every now and again.

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Garlic tasting party!

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Garlic

Hey Everybody: As you know, we are crazy gardeners :)

Our community garden is having a Garlic Event: Limited tickets - Sept 5 / 6 - The garlic is awesome and it's been fun participating

rosedalegarden.org Rosedale Community Garden 1st Annual Garlic Tasting Party 2 nights: September 5th and 6th, 6:00 p.m. till dark Experience the difference that gourmet garlic can make in your cooking. Ro...

The ALS #IceBucketChallenge raises money and awareness to the neurological disorder also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. They've raised much more this year than before... I've been challenged by a few folks, and I am challenging some of the teachers in my school.

Being a muscle guy and a well-being guy, I am pretty interested and have seen the effects first hand.

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, is a disease of the nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord that control voluntary muscle movement.

So, donate... douse yourself with a bucket of ice water and spread the word, or better yet... do both!

On Tuesday evening at 6:30, August 12th, we will be teaching a massage class geared toward the community. This month, we will be discussing hand and forearm massage.

Typically, we spend a little time showing massage techniques that do not require as well as techniques that do. We also spend just a little bit of time talking about various lotions and oils.

Our class is once a month on the second Tuesday. This will introduce you to massage without overwhelming you. The price is $15 for one person, or $25 if you want to bring a friend.

Our class is located at "The Garden - Park Hill", 3435 Albion St - Denver - 80207.

We hope to see you there!

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How a Mysterious Body Part Called Fascia Is Challenging Medicine

Extremely interesting article:

io9.com Fascia is a web of fibrous tissue that permeates the body, but is it really the "Cinderella Tissue" that new age therapists, Rolfers, and yoga instructors suggest? The fascial system is still a medical mystery. But that could soon change, thanks to an unlikely alliance between researchers and altern…

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DeMarcus Ware shares "cupping" technique for football recovery

Hey, if a Denver Bronco thinks it's a good idea...
(cupping is a secret menu item at Alvino Massage)

blogs.denverpost.com DeMarcus Ware recently sent out an Instagram that showed him laying flat on his stomach and at least 20 jars positioned on his back, part of a recovery effort.

We had a good time at the Neck and Shoulder massage class! Next month - Hand and Arm. Second Tuesdays at 6:30... see you there!

[07/01/14]   How to Massage Friends and Influence Tissue - Shoulder Massage

Tuesday: July 8th - 6:30 pm

The Garden Park Hill

3435 Albion St, Denver, CO 80207

Our foot massage class was a rousing success! Christen taught us how to make a nice coconut oil scrub.

This month, learn how to massage the neck and trapezius. We will be making a nice black pepper massage oil!

$15 for individuals, $25 for you and a friend.

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Do you hunch your shoulders when checking your phone? Why you need to think posture all the time

Great Article - Thanks Jeff!

online.wsj.com Good posture means aligning ears over the shoulders, shoulders over hips, and hips over the knees and ankles

The students are learning muscles this week

Asparagus, garlic, tomatoes, peppers, and a future flower bed (wild flower perennials). The garden is shaping up!

This was our backpacking trip this weekend. Golden Gate Canyon is a beautiful and close state park!

We had a great time at our first community class! We learned relaxing foot massage and Christen taught us how to make a whipped coconut aloe foot scrub! Stay tuned, next class July 8th... It's all about the neck!

[06/06/14]   What are you doing this weekend? We're headed up to the hills for a backpacking weekend! Thank goodness for freeze dried pad Thai!

Learning the bones this week!

Today in class, we learned about "The Angle of Louis"...

It's the joint between the manubrium and the sternum (think chest plate)... any who.. This Louis (pronounced louie) was a French Surgeon circa 1750.

He also happen to design the prototype for a machine once known as "louisette"... but is know called... the guillotine!!!

Funny photo from class today: If you were massaged by a giant!

[04/29/14]   We tried a new scrub yesterday. Ground up oatmeal and coconut oil. Super simple. Christen loved it and my hands are still soft.

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Jaguar Purrs While Getting a Massage

Need proof massage works? Listen to this big guy purrrrrrr

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Headline of the Day: "Daily massages leads to improved health"

At least I don't ask you to get a massage that often!!!!

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Happy Easter!

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Look what I found during spring cleaning!
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Spring cleaning, web page style! Almost every nook and cranny of AlvinoMassage.com was dusted off this morning! Man, there were cobwebs!

AlvinoMassage.com Welcome to Alvino MassageBasic Business ValuesPersonalized QualityEvery person is different. Every massage should be different as well. From the amount of pressure applied, to the techniques incorporated, massages are custom to what you need.Unsurpassed Customer ServiceA massage doesn’t begin and en...

Never Give Up!!! Only seven more weeks to first kayak trip of the year :)

Tell us... what are you looking forward to this summer?

[04/02/14]   Water cooler conversation of the day: Bathe like an Egyptian - milk and honey bath.

1 - 2 cups milk (full fat works best)
1/2 cup honey

Combine honey and milk in warm running water of bath tub. Sit back, relax, and imagine being fanned by huge palm leaves.

Somebody let me know how well it works!

Well said!

[03/28/14]   Fun Fact: In 460 BC, Hippocrates wrote "The physician must be experienced in many things, but assuredly in rubbing"

[01/31/14]   Fun Fact: Swedish Massage has nothing to do with Sweden. A Dutch massage therapist, Johann Georg Mezgar gave French names to massage strokes while working on royalty. Somehow, Swedish physical therapist Peter Henri Ling got all the credit.

And if you go to Sweden and ask for the massage that is popular in that country? You'll get a Thai Massage.

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[08/29/13]   The Community Page is now up! Share your thoughts on the great outdoors, gardening, books, movies... and more!

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[08/23/13]   AlvinoMassage.com ...The new page is live but still working out the bugs :)

Practically Organic Girl

Nice little page from a friend's wifey!

“Making the best out of what's available and affordable.”
Hi, I'm Sarah LaFon. Come over and visit my blog at www.practicallyorganicgirl.com !

[07/11/13]   Go to YouTube (make sure your speakers are on).

Type "do the Harlem shake" in the search.

Hit enter.

Wait.

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