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Traveling and Teaching: Yoga Massage for Two in Brazil

Yoga Massagem a Dois

Usually this blog is all about technical aspects of massage, but I recently helped teach a workshop in Brazil and had such a great time I wanted to share.

Through a connection I made several years ago during massage school, I was invited to partner up to teaching a course in Serra Grande, Uru├žuca, Brazil.  Cintia and I met at school in Miami and bonded when she patiently helped me deal with a protracted shoulder, and I gave her a very deep Iliopsoaz stretch.  We've kept in constant contact, always sharing techniques and bouncing ideas off of each other.  Cintia primarily works as an Ayurvedic healer and yoga teacher, and I work with Neuromuscular therapy and teach.  We were chatting about ways to share our bodywork outside of the treatment room or studio and she said: "Come to Brazil!"  I was a little confused since we were talking about how to reach people in other ways with our work and she was telling me to take a vacation and come visit.  She was …