Posts Tagged ‘Santa Ynez Valley’
The yawning horse
February 24th, 2016 by Joachim Creten
My first session of 5 on this horse. This horse had a surgery a year ago and had some difficulties to move properly. After 10 minutes of work, he is yawning already. The owner mentioned after the session that she did not need her spurs anymore and she had to retrain herself to sit in … Read more
What the horses never told me….
October 12th, 2015 by Joachim Creten
I used to be a professional rider and trainer for jumping horses before I came to the United States in 1997. I trained horses under different national and international riders. I even trained with Pierre Joliscoeur, a Canadian Olympic trainer, in the USA for a few month. Every rider, every trainer has his own way … Read more
What is Rolfing® SI and what is good for?
July 17th, 2015 by Joachim Creten
Can Rolfing fix my running injuries?
December 23rd, 2014 by Joachim Creten
Running is wonderful when body mechanical functions are right. Here an article from The Guardian about the Rolfing Technique benefits putting runners back to the track and keeping them out of the running injuries. http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/the-running-blog/2014/sep/09/what-is-rolfing-running-injuries
Rolfing Technique with Athletes
March 11th, 2014 by Joachim Creten
Terra Massage has been part of the Carmichael Camp for 3 years, offering 30 to 60 min post-event massages depending on the needs of each camp. I became a Certified Rolfer® last year and was looking forward to a new camp this month, working on athletes after their bike rides. I invited this time, Siggi … Read more
What is Rolfing?
March 10th, 2014 by Joachim Creten
Another Great article about Rolfing technique from The New York Time. A FORMER dancer of 14 years, Anna Zahn is in touch with her body. To gain more flexibility, and to counteract some of the strain from dancing, she has tried a number of remedies: Reiki, acupuncture, yoga. But she still felt tight, her body … Read more
Thoughts on Rolfing
February 25th, 2014 by Joachim Creten
A part of the Rolfing process is learning to develop your own body awareness, or rediscovering your body awareness. Modern society has left us very body unaware. For instance, I am in pain, I call my doctor, he gives me a pill, I feel better. My level of awareness was pain and now I feel … Read more
Rolf Mentorship Program Introduction – Mentor Sara Soltau, advanced Rolfer, Santa Barbara
August 2nd, 2013 by Joachim Creten
I started the Rolf Mentoring Program required by The Rolf Institute, Boulder CO.where I need to rolf a client by following a protocol of 10 sessions with supervision of Sara Soltau an established Rolfer in Santa Barbara.I asked the client to send me notes and comments about her experience to this process for each session. … Read more
Bike/Run/Eat For Cancer
September 6th, 2012 by Joachim Creten
For the Jim’s 6th Gourmet Challenge, 10K walk/Run, 1/2 and Full Metric Bike for Cancer on Sept 15 2012, Santa Ynez CA , Joachim Creten, owner of Terra Massage will provide Massage during the event , all the benefits will go to The Livestrong Lance Armstrong Cancer Fondation. For more information, please visit http://www.thevineyardhouse.com or … Read more
Chair Massage Services for Businesses
July 11th, 2011 by Joachim Creten
Our “Work Place “Chair Massage service has grown in recent years. Local companies in the Santa Ynez Valley are enjoying the benefits of regularly scheduled Chair Massage. In a 10 minutes session, the recipient feels rejuvenated, relaxed, with more focus to take on the rest of their week. Over time employees report that they feel … Read more