Bodywork & Massage / Restoration

Lean In and Breathe

Many of you have had some type of  bodywork performed by one of our incredible practitioners at Ascend– if not, I highly recommend we chat! Seriously, everyone is so passionate and here to make you feel like the best version of yourself; we want to see you breathing, sweating, and smiling each day. I recently…

By Shane Young April 7, 2015 | 

Movitation / Positive Thinking / Restoration

#PushPause – What Makes Me Feel Alive

I recently returned from a five-day fitness conference in San Diego and want to share how much I absolutely love and appreciate each and every one of you. Thank you for reading our blog, for prioritizing health and wellness, and for being such an integral part of our growing community at Ascend Body. I am…

By Shane Young March 30, 2015 | 

Active / Announcements / Bodywork & Massage / Events / Exercise & Fitness / Restoration

Reduce back pain, Increase Blood Flow, and Relieve Neck & Shoulder Tension

Introducing Ascend Body’s most dynamic class: The ELDOA Method, taught by CHECK Level 2 Coach – IAN RYAN. The only class of its kind in the country, this 1-hour long group fitness class begins with an intention (i.e. an area of the body to focus on), will follow with a warm up (awareness drills), and…

By Shane Young February 3, 2015 | 

Events / Restoration

MARK HAVILAND: Anatomy of Emotion Workshop

Mark Anthony Haviland C.M.T., founder and owner of Beyond Bodywork will be leading this multi-dimensional workshop with lecture and a collaborative hands on study of the Chinese Five Element System (which bridges the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual bodies), Meridians and the potent acupressure points in the body. Included in this 6 hour condensed course…

By Shane Young October 29, 2014 | 

Active / Announcements / Movitation / Positive Thinking / Restoration / Tips

Can Your Thoughts Prevent Healing?

It takes much more than movement to truly reach our potential as a human being – that’s been my coaching experience over the last 15 years.  This may seem obvious, but it also takes more than nutrition, hydration, sleep, and functional breathing to reach our potential. I believe that for each of us to reach our dreams,…

By Shane Young March 27, 2014 | 

Active / Announcements / Restoration

7 Easy Ways to Heal

Is it a possibility that most of us are running on empty or completely on credit?  I’m not speaking about a monetary bank account – I’m speaking to our internal energy bank account, our vitality or chi. If we have dreams of becoming leaner, stronger, faster etc…  Could it also be possible that these ideas will be…

By Shane Young February 6, 2014 | 

Bodywork & Massage / Restoration / Welcome!

Ascend Body Welcomes Mark Haviland, CMT

We are excited to announce that Mark will be offering transformational bodywork at Ascend Body. He has a dynamic body-based approach to healing that facilitates the exploration of shadow, misperceptions and unconscious defense mechanisms -all of which are held in the body. Book your first session TODAY! A decade ago Mark went through a near death experience…

By Shane Young February 4, 2014 | 

Movitation / Positive Thinking / Restoration

Do you “idea” who you are?

Please “introduce” yourself… I’m Jator Pierre, I live in SF, I am a health and wellness coach, etc etc etc. My question to you and to myself is,  “how do I know who I am? Again, I’m Jator Pierre, my parents named me as such so that must be who I am! What if I…

By Shane Young December 10, 2013 | 

Active / Announcements / Events / Exercise & Fitness / Movitation / Positive Thinking / Nutrition / Restoration / Tips

7 Proven Strategies For Improving Your Health & Wellbeing!

Don’t let your exercise plan fall flat! Monday, November 18th, 2013 6:30pm – 7:30pm Sports Basement: 1590 Bryant Street, SF Special Invite!!! Shane Young will be presenting his talk “7 Proven Strategies For Improving Your Health & Wellbeing” next Monday at Sports Basement. Do you want to lose weight, gain strength and move past emotional…

By Shane Young November 14, 2013 | 

Active / Bodywork & Massage / Exercise & Fitness / Restoration

Move Your Lungs, Move your Body (Part I)

Importance of Breathing and exercise- Part 1 Nothing is more important than the quality of our breathing. With the way our busy modern lives are, rushing from here to there; it’s no wonder many of us are forgetting to breathe properly. As a CHEK practitioner, breathing is at the top of our totem pole, the…

By Shane Young September 5, 2013 |