Meet Your Mindbody Acupressure Instructor – Gayl Hubatch

by Gayl Hubatch, OMD, LAc, LMT My Bodywork practice began in 1982 with Jin Shin Do® Bodymind Acupressure® and massage therapy. This opened me to the world of Mind Body connections and eastern philosophy. Embracing the study, I finished my doctorate and licensure in Chinese Medicine in 1988. At that time, Acupressure and Acupuncture were not really known so I started teaching at the local univer...
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Massaging the Windows of Life: Where Your Muscles Meet Your Bones

When we do our strokes in Deep Massage, when we pause, particularly at the beginning or the end of a stroke, it creates a kind of “window”. These pauses naturally occur at the beginning and near the end of the muscle – at the origin and the insertion. As in most stories, beginnings and endings have a special power. The origin and insertion are where the muscle’s tendon attaches to bone. Pausing...
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Massage CEU: Regulating Qi with Jin Shin Do

By Dr. Gayl Hubatch, OMD "Jin Shin Do" means "The Way of the Compassionate Spirit." Jin Shin Do® Bodymind Acupressure® classes teach the use of gentle yet deep finger pressure on specific acu-points and verbal Body Focusing techniques, to help release "armoring" or chronic tension and balance the "Qi" or energy. This clothes-on method helps relieve stress- and trauma- related problems. A unique...
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