Massage offers focused and in-depth massage and body care geared toward the needs of people with physically demanding jobs. Folks like farmers, carpenters, landscapers and mechanics who work their bodies hard everyday often despite chronic pain and injury. Now, more than ever it’s crucial to invest in the care of your body and massage can be the difference between going strong all year and getting laid up.
Coming to The Flexible Farmer less like a “day at the Spa” and more like a “Preventive Maintenance Check”. When you set up a massage session with Lydia she will work with your budget and time constraints. Your massage will be strong, efficient and information rich. Lydia can talk you through what she feels in your muscles and answer any questions you may have. In this way you will not only be getting a deep, fluid and invigorating massage you will also learn how to care for your body everyday.
Consultations can be on farm, skype or at the office. This way you get all the information you need to better understand your body. If you know how it works you'll understand why it hurts. The one-to-one sessions give you the chance to walk Lydia through your problem tasks and to ask her any ergonomics questions that you have.
Workshops are for groups that wish to be trained in Lydia's "Four Rules of good body mechanics". For groups of 3 or more this is a great way to learn the best practices for not only farming but any type of physical labor! Lydia has done workshops for everyone from pickle makers, to master gardeners and even house cleaners. Giver her a group of people and she will teach them to use their bodies better.