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Jan 3, 2023

Have you heard of self-massage?  You pay to go to a massage therapist to reduce pain, so why not try it yourself?  Today I talk with  Alexandra Ellis about self-massage, why we need it, and how it benefits you.


We dive into:

  • How to get check your posture
  • Getting started on self-massage
  • Tools to use for self-massage
  • Where on your body and how often to use self-massage
  • Self-massage for headaches
  • Benefits and tips of abdominal massage 
  • Posture recommendation for sitting at your desk and using your phone


Creator of AE Wellness and host of The Body Nerd Show, Alexandra Ellis is a Mobility Coach and wellness expert who helps active people move smarter, maintain their bodies, and maximize strength with customized wellness plans so they can enjoy life without pain.

Her teaching and studies focus on injury prevention, rehabilitation and wellness, inspired by her studies at UC Davis where she earned a BS in Exercise Biology. Her programs have helped people worldwide get stronger and out of pain so they can step into their greatest potential.

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Having trouble getting started or staying connected with your health goals? Download my Health Goal Strategy Guide for a clear plan today.


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