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[8 Jul 2015 | One Comment | 2,512 views]
Restorative Yoga, Is it for you?

What is Restorative Yoga?
As a licensed massage therapist and fitness/Yoga instructor for the past 13 years, time after time, experience shows that many chronic aches and pains are caused by daily habits that constantly force us to look down, bend forward or sink in the mid section. Therefore, each Restorative Yoga class focuses on strengthening the core and opening up the front of the body specifically the heart, shoulders and rib cage. I like to say: “It’s like peeling off old layers of shrink-wrap. Ultimately, releasing stress and clearing out …

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[11 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 8,608 views]
Breathing and Stress Management

As my personal journey continues I am constantly reminded to slow down.  By consciously making the effort to do so,  it becomes apparent how few deep and restorative breaths we may actually take throughout the day.  At times it may be easy to encounter multiple stressful situations over a short […]

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[4 Mar 2010 | 8 Comments | 20,853 views]
What our bodies may being trying to tell us.

The connection between pain in your body and the Chakra system may be worth paying attention to……..

Chakra is believed to be a center of activity that receives, assimilates, and expresses life force energy.   The word Chakra literally translates as wheel or disc.  Therefore, Chakra defines the  spinning spheres of bio-energetic activity that radiate from seven major nerve centers extending forward and upward from the spinal column.
Typically, six of the seven Chakra wheels are referred to.  Imagine these wheels stacked in a column of energy that begins in the base …

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[19 Jan 2009 | No Comment | 1,778 views]
Massage Therapy Services

Amanda Powers, L.M.T., N.C
(817) 675-9621
Comfortably and conveniently located in the Westcliff neighborhood of Fort Worth, TX.
Massage Therapy and Stress Management Rates and Services:
Texas Department of State Health Services, Massage License No. MT043927
Kinesiology taping “KT”:
If you don’t have time for a massage but have a sore low back, carpal tunnel, Plantar Fasciitis, or chronic shoulder and neck pain to name just a few… Come in for a “KT” treatment.
Taping price varies on injury between $15.00 and $30.00 and will typically take between 15 and 30 minutes to apply. Please be sure to …

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[19 Jan 2009 | No Comment | 2,872 views]
Come take a class with me in Fort Worth, TX

“It’s a lifestyle, not a diet”
If you would like to take a group class with me please click on the facilities name listed below to find out details on their class rates and membership information.
Texas Christian University Recreation Center: (membership only)

Gentle Flow

Tuesday’s at 8:30 am
Thursday’s at 8:10 am

Colonial Country Club: (membership only)

Yoga for Woman’s Health 

Tuesday’s at 10:15 am
Thursday’s at 10:15 am

Restorative Yoga

Wednesday’s at 5:30 pm
Thursday’s at 5:30 pm

Core Conditioning

Wednesday’s from 8:00 to 8:30 am (pool side, for the summer only)

Chair Massage

In addition to teaching Yoga at CCC, I  offer chair massage …

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[15 Dec 2008 | One Comment | 4,851 views]
Good Sleeping Habits

How well you sleep and how long you sleep are also big factors in promoting good health.   It is important that you regularly get good quality sleep and that you get between 8 and 8 1/2 hours of quality sleep.   FirstLine Therapy has many suggestions to make sure that you get the right quality sleep.