First of Nine: Tensegrity Blog

Portland, Oregon's Cancer Survivorship and Bodywork Zine by Compassion Arts PDX, LLC

Breath is a rhythm

Breath is a rhythm We gotta say in. The bounce in our step Is chosen in the brain. An understanding of the continuous myofascial network of the human body brings … Continue reading

September 27, 2013 · 2 Comments

Potato

Pappy was born in nineteen-twenty-one. The family never wanted for anything. Grandma had owned three different restaurants in her days, though they never made money. She treated every one like … Continue reading

September 2, 2013 · 2 Comments

With thanks… Taking Care Portland, August, 2013

Sunday morning. August in Portlandia. Light filters through the window, soft and golden. Hydrate. Stretch. Move. Dance. Run. Down to the river with the dogs to stand atop the old … Continue reading

August 21, 2013 · 5 Comments

Pocketful of poop bags

Minimalist running gear list: Toe shoes. Shorts with a zippered pocket. Pocketful of poop bags. Dogs. Go. Hamid : )

August 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Every guitar

Every guitar has a spirit. A force of expression, waiting to be plucked in hands of heart. Every instrument has a voice that is only heard in your playful hands. … Continue reading

August 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

The uneven free

Step off the sidewalk Onto the uneven free. Where metatarsals spread And phalanges reach out A forefoot strike To the belly Of the next rock Stomp your trail. Hamid : … Continue reading

August 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

Taking Care Portland at TaborSpace: Sunday, August 11th, 2013!

Born out of a Portlandia episode? Taking Care Portland is bringing group acupuncture, community bodywork and live, improvised sound therapy in the same room! So, there’s a Portlandia skit, where … Continue reading

July 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Let it shape our bodywork

Music, inspiration… Let it shape our bodywork. Let our sessions build and sway, dancing with the always newfound. Let the work be an epic poem, let it be an album … Continue reading

July 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

What if I had time?

What if I had time to fully take care of myself? To give myself space to infuse dance into the day? To sit and breath and watch the river flow? … Continue reading

July 23, 2013 · 6 Comments

Pocket Anatomy free app code winner!

Last week, First of Nine was once again giving away free iPhone and iPad app codes for one of our favorite quick reference anatomy apps, Pocket Anatomy! This is a … Continue reading

July 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

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Hamid Shibata Bennett, LMT, CAMT (OBMT #301)
Advanced massage therapy and bodywork
3810 SE Belmont ST
Portland, Oregon 97214
503.975.1259

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