First of Nine: Tensegrity Blog

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

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


“Hey! Hey! I like it!” I’m sitting on my back deck with a three-quarter size guitar, plunking on a slow blue dirge. It’s the last warm days of twenty-twelve and … Continue reading

July 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

A massage therapist goes to NCNM

In January, Taking Care Portland was invited to speak at the National College of Natural Medicine’s 2013 Integrative Oncology Conference in Portland, Oregon. Of course we said, yes! Steve Frost, … Continue reading

March 25, 2013 · 12 Comments

Myofascial Mechanoreceptors Class

Standing client positioning. Photography by Hamid Shibata Bennett Myofascial Mechanoreceptors Class Coming out of the latest fascial research, learn bodywork techniques to engage the four types of myofascial mechanoreceptors in … Continue reading

October 31, 2011 · 1 Comment

Rumi, running and writing

A blank page may be the most ominous foe I’ve ever happened upon. It snarls and breathes heavy. A white void where all possibility is possible. The quiet night is … Continue reading

July 29, 2011 · 1 Comment

Compassion Arts PDX, LLC

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