First of Nine: Tensegrity Blog

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

Can personal injury improve your massage therapy practice?

Sprains, strains, cuts, contusions, breaks, concussions… There are so many ways to get hurt! Massage therapists know, because we see the gamut of ways human beings get injured in our … Continue reading

March 30, 2014 · 7 Comments

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas and happy new year! Thanks for reading First of Nine: Tensegrity Blog! We’ll be returning soon with all new goodness! Articles on massage therapy, sound therapy and music, … Continue reading

December 24, 2013 · Leave a 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

The rise of social media in the bodywork field

Back in the day, I recall waiting twenty minutes to download a bikini-clad lass over a twenty four-hundred baud modem on my friends’s TRS-80. The Trash-Eighty, we used to call … Continue reading

July 14, 2013 · 5 Comments

Compassion Arts PDX, LLC launches in Portland, Oregon!

Dear friends, My bodywork practice is in such lovely transition, as I continue to sculpt my craft in the healing arts. I started up my first massage therapy website, Transcending … Continue reading

June 6, 2013 · 2 Comments

A massage therapist’s top forty two of 2012

I’m an introspective bloke. Living more and more in the hear and now, it’s still quite useful to take a breath or two and stroll back into memory, to see … Continue reading

December 20, 2012 · 4 Comments

Eights years and bone broth update

Eight years ago, this morning, I was awoken in the darkest of nightfall. The phone rang. My father. Crying. I roused myself. It was a forty five minute drive from … Continue reading

October 25, 2012 · 6 Comments

The proprioceptive run

“Get a hair cut, stupid hippy!” I didn’t have the heart to bother with the young hoodlum of admirably limited cognition hanging outside the AM/PM mini-mart. Just kept running. Breath … Continue reading

August 14, 2012 · 9 Comments

To the moon… Robots, bodywork and proprioception

For but a moment, I faced the eyes Of a fox Running down a tree lined avenue Under a super moon. The coyote She trotted 20 yards behind And on … Continue reading

July 8, 2012 · 4 Comments

Compassion Arts PDX, LLC

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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