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February 13, 2020

Lomi Lomi is a manual therapy that originates from Hawaii. These healing traditions were first shared by Aunty Margaret Machado. Thanks to her this healing system is now practiced around the world. Today the practice uses mainly manual manipulations to bring balance to...

February 11, 2020

Hawaiian Abdominal Massage or Opu Huli is a very important part of Hawaiian Lomi Lomi. Opu means stomach and Huli means to turn.  This type of bodywork is used to access the Large intestine and other organs in the abdomen in order to aid in digestion, elimination, and...

February 11, 2020

Shane is whipping up some of his cold/flu season potion for our family to help our immune systems to stay strong.

January 31, 2020

Massage Cupping or Vacuum Therapy is the use of glass, plastic, bamboo, or silicone cups to hold a Vacuum on the surface of the skin. This Vacuum draws body fluids like blood and lymph to just below the surface of the skin. The effects to the body are pain relief bette...

December 17, 2019

Massage is the manipulation of body tissues such as skin, fascia, muscles, tendons, ligaments, and organs. These manipulations are done in a mindful and artful manner by a massage professional. The intent of these manipulations is to initiate a therapeutic response in...

July 25, 2019

Dr. Sarah Duke D.C. asks Shane Duke, L.M.T. for some clarification on what Craniosacral Therapy is exactly and what it can help with.

July 2, 2019

Shane Duke LMT @ ACW makes his case that Massage is as vital as a vitamin.

April 7, 2019

Lomi Lomi to some feels like a just a massage, maybe a little different in application, but still just a massage. Lomi is just a massage and its not. what I mean is it is just a massage in that it is manual manipulation of soft body tissues to relieve pain and enhance...

March 6, 2019

I remember the first time I felt the craniosacral rhythm. My craniosacral therapy instructor had us pair up to practice. We were to try to feel each other's craniosacral rhythms. I was not sure what I was feeling. Was my mind playing tricks on me, or was what I was fee...

October 15, 2018

        As you go about your day to day activities, how many times do you stop and think where your awareness is? Are you present in the moment or thinking about the future or some event of the past? Chances are, if you haven't practiced any technique to gain control o...

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