Active/Fitness / Bodywork/Massage / Restoration

Cold Water Therapy

Cold water therapy is nothing new, in fact the ancient Romans used temperature controlled baths to treat a host of different ailments and disorders. It was used widely even in the US until the early 1900’s when it fell out of style to make room for more pharmaceutical practices, but it never disappeared completely and…

By Shane Young April 18, 2016 | 

Announcements / Bodywork/Massage

WANTED: Holistic Health Practitioner (Space Available ASAP)

  Are you a holistic minded practitioner, collaborator, and team player looking for an inviting space for your bodywork/massage practice? If so, we’d love to talk to you! We have one room available 7 days a week! Flat rate or hourly. Competitive prices. Ascend Body is San Francisco’s premiere private wellness studio offering a wide…

By Shane Young August 6, 2015 | 

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 | 

Announcements / Bodywork/Massage / Events / Exercise/Personal Training / 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 | 

Announcements / Bodywork/Massage

Introducing New Superhero Trainer – Bryan Harrelson

Swedish massage, massage therapist, holistic training

By Shane Young January 7, 2015 | 

Bodywork/Massage / Events / Exercise/Personal Training

Why We Don’t Heal

We will explore how stress, organ function, and an unhealthy gut can inhibit your ability to HEAL This lecture will cover the following topics –       The C.H.E.K Institutes  1,2,3,4  and 6 principal approach to healing and wellness –       Our attachments to pain –       Leaky gut and the dreaded paunch belly –       Leaky gut and inner…

By Shane Young September 15, 2014 | 

Announcements / Bodywork/Massage / Events

What is BodyTalk? FREE Lecture Series

BodyTalk is WholeHealthcare™ BodyTalk helps your body function as a whole. BodyTalk identifies where communication pathways have become compromised from stress, trauma and injury. It then restores this communication enabling your body to heal itself. When all the parts and system of your body are “talking” you can live your best health and express your…

By Shane Young August 7, 2014 | 

Bodywork/Massage / Exercise/Personal Training

Jiva Vinyasa Flow with Julie Beckerman

Jiva Vinyasa Flow with Julie Beckerman Saturday May 17th at 4:30 PM $14 per person w/ option to buy 5 classes get 1 FREE Join Julie to create a union between your breath & movement & connect with your natural body rhythms.  This class is for students of all levels. Julie will guide you through…

By Shane Young May 9, 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 | 

Announcements / Bodywork/Massage / Events

Stress Reduction & Relaxation Through The Holidays

Did you know that the average American spends 42-hours per year on holiday activities? That’s one standard workweek spent shopping, wrapping presents, attending holiday parties and traveling from place to place — all squeezed into your already busy schedule! This holiday season, we want to help you take the pressure off. During the months of November…

By Shane Young November 25, 2013 |