First of Nine: Tensegrity Blog

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

Pendulation rhythm and standing client positioning

A film noir introduction to standing bodywork techniques by Portland, Oregon licensed massage therapist and advanced myofascial practitioner, Hamid Shibata Bennett, LMT, CAMT (OBMT #301). Features an original soundtrack, recorded … Continue reading

January 18, 2012 · 1 Comment

Quantum physics, time and bodywork

I’m watching the Fabric of the Cosmos series on the excellent PBS app. Mainstream science says our perception of time, as a species, is complete illusion. In either direction, past … Continue reading

December 1, 2011 · Leave a comment

Self-care nosh for the kick-back massage therapist

I dig coming home in the afternoon and cooking up some grub. Not only do I get to spend time with my pups, I also save myself the cost of … Continue reading

July 21, 2011 · 5 Comments

Running is like a video game

Ninja, Ninja Revolution! The breath rebels. The step muddies. The grade steepens. The pace slows. Step on a man hole cover! Power boost up the hill! Booyah! Every step becomes … Continue reading

July 14, 2011 · 2 Comments

V’GER and Bodywork

Rambles of the day… The brain on improv has been studied. Charles Limb put jazz pianists and freestyle rappers in the fMRI chamber. When doing a memorized piece, the memory … Continue reading

July 13, 2011 · Leave a comment

Intuition? What the huh?

How do you know where to go? How do you track the whale in the vast, ever changing sea? Let’s demystify this concept that intuition is something magical. Or beyond … Continue reading

July 12, 2011 · 6 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