As people continue grappling with the ongoing pandemic, many are searching for effective ways to practice self-care. The level of isolation this virus has demanded of us has taken its toll on our mental, emotional and physical well-being. Fortunately, therapists in our community have created clean, safe spaces for treating those seeking care for physical ailments and pain relief.
In the world of bodywork, those who can have remained consistent in their treatment during this unprecedented health crisis. They are open to embracing both therapeutic and emotional connections. As therapists see these clients, they immerse themselves not only in the physical healing they offer, but also in providing the human connection people have been missing for several months.
With the stress and anxiety of the virus, clients have discovered benefits including improved coping mechanisms and enhanced support for dealing with the worries of COVID. They leave feeling better physically and emotionally. These clients consider their treatment essential and see now as the best time to seek care because our circumstances encourage comprehensive, multilayered healing. For those staying home out of concern for their safety and/or the safety of loved ones, therapists are eager to welcome everyone back when they are ready.
The rewarding work of serving safely those who are able to continue therapy inspires both practitioners and clients. The emotional and physical healing of the whole person affirms the deepest, most essential parts of us all.
Sylvia Boyed is an experienced energy bodyworker practicing for 14 years. Her practice is focused on visceral emotional healing, head injuries, tinnitus and post-surgery rehabilitation. She can be found at a new location, 3134 N. Swan Rd., in Tucson. Connect at 520-370-3689.