New Jersey Massage, LLC 

 The North Jersey Massage Training Center 

owned and operated exclusively by massage therapists   

Since 1980!

  

        
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Welcome

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May 
mid month 

2017 

Newsletter 

Parsippany Medical Complex

3699 U.S. Highway 46

 (973) 263-2229   

 

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In This Issue

Featured Article: Your Little Stinky Ego

NCBTMB and NJ DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION APPROVED CONTINUING EDUCATION CLASSES FOR MASSAGE THERAPISTS, NURSES AND MORE...

Join us the first and third thursday at 8pm of each new month for our free Meditation and Healing Circle, Next Meditation Class, Thursday, June 1st and June 15th

$55 Parsippany discount massage therapy clinic dates Sundays, June 4th and 18th, please call 973 263 2229 for appointment...sorry Parsippany only.

Father's Day: One of a kind gifts

Food For Thought: Meditation: The Final Frontier, How To Awaken Yourself

Amazing Videos: and other fab links

Great Quotes: Jon Bon Jovi's 2017 FDU Commencement Speech

OUR MASSAGE THERAPY REFERRAL GIFT

The best compliment you can give us is telling others about our work and we sincerely thank you for every first time customer you refer to us for a one hour or more session. So please tell your friends and family to mention your name when they come in for their massage

and we'll take

$20 off your next treatment and thank you profusely!

 

How to read this newsletter:

Every two weeks I put out a newsletter and each newsletter contains three poignant sections.

 

The first section,

opening the newsletter is my keynote article filled with powerful spiritual insights based on my lifetime of spiritual study, practice and teaching.

The second section,

in the middle of the newsletter, is devoted to our Accredited Continuing Education Programs, our healing facilities and what's new and happening in and around our New Jersey Massage.    

The third section

is devoted to health, wellness and environmental issues.

I sincerely hope you get inspired by what you read and I ask you to share this newsletter with your friends and family. If you have read or come across something that is exciting and newsworthy, please forward it to me and perhaps we can include it our newsletter.  

Much Love to you and yours...

namaste`

Larry Heisler, M.A., LMT

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  Featured Article

Your Stinky Little Ego!  

by Larry Heisler, M.A., LMT

 
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"If you are willing to look at another person's behavior toward you as a reflection of the state of their relationship with themselves rather than a statement about your value as a person, then you will, over a period of time cease to react at all."

Yogi Bhajan

 

 

As a kid growing up in the streets of NYC you had to have a tough skin.
The boys in my neighborhood called each other by their distinguishing characteristics. Among the girls or parent's I was Larry but amongst the local kids, my friends, I was called the Beak, because my nose bent like a bird's beak. The local kids had no inhibitions about calling the small wiry kid, Mouse or the heavy-set kid, Fat Stuff. Eye glassed kids were Four Eyes and the neighborhood was complete with Dumb Shit and various other insulting names. The amazing thing, amongst these boy's, no one seemed to get insulted. I'm sure some did but no one showed it. No one seemed to take it personal. In fact, we made fun of our idiosyncrasies daily. It wasn't considered cruel or outrageous behavior. If you had a name, as ugly or stupid as it might have seen to outsiders, in our collective it meant you were loved and part of a group that was there for each other, thick or thin.  If you gave it to somebody verbally, you would most assuredly get it back and everyone would laugh at the silly exchange of insults.    

Fortunately, we've come a long way since then.
Most of us think before we talk and we are sensitive to how people will respond to our verbal quips. For some, watching their tongue is just a matter of political correctness, for others, being sensitive is about kindness and thoughtfulness. I know you might think if you tell me I'm getting fat, I will have a revelation or some sort of epiphany and correct the error of my ways immediately. But it doesn't work like that and furthermore NEVER has worked like that. Don't you think I look in the mirror? If I'm really stuck in my melodrama, your sharing of "the truth" to somehow shock me into awakening will just make things worse.   

Sai Baba says,

"Speak the truth but let it be kind and helpful."

Taking responsibility for your words is about how you use or misuse your power, how you transmit your energy verbally. Learning to use your words is a powerful spiritual practice.

Think before you talk. 

  The person who makes someone else wrong is usually trying to make themselves right. Of course it's at the expense of someone else and it is a typical example of a

little stinky ego.  

That's the inferiority complex and basic insecurity that drives the neurotic preoccupation to be looked upon in a positive light even if it means trashing those around you. To be fair, you have to figure that kind of desperate drive for acceptance is fueled by a bankrupted self esteem.
That's the act of a handicapped individual.

And that's exactly what you say to yourself
instead of getting emotional and upset.  

Unless a person has done a mountain of spiritual work on themselves,  

what a person see's in the outside world and especially in others, is usually just a manifestation (a reflection) of their own desires, attachments, opinions and programming.
They do not see clearly! 

Read that again and again and again.   

So please...  

stop getting upset over other peoples b.s., 

It's their problem! Don't make it yours.

  It's your lower self that has all those negative reactions.  

The indulgent dark side in all of us.
  We call it the little stinky EGO.
It's that lower self that puts me on the continuous pendulum of happy, sad, happy sad,  like a helpless reactionary.

Every spiritual teacher, every spiritual path states
we need to extricate our self of our lower, negative emotions
and stop identifying with our little, constantly whining, imperfect self.

Act... not react.

Hold your center!
Please...
Stop giving away your power. 

The illusion is identifying with our lower, animal characteristics self.

It's our identity with our lower self that keeps us separated from our higher realized self. Giving in to the lower emotions, allowing those negative emotions to hook us and jerk us around. In the long run this type of ego indulgence will make you weak, acidic and open the door to a plethora of health problems.
Stop being a little baby.
Stop whining when you don't get your way.

The purpose of life is to grow.
Prime Directive   

My spiritual mentor, the great meditation master Hilda Charlton was a surgeon when it came to uncovering the ego's hiding places. She would teach that anyone that could press your buttons and get under your skin was showing you your inequities, pointing out your weaknesses, the places you can still get stuck spiritually.

In essence, people who press your buttons are your teachers and they are giving you valuable teachings.

Hilda also said, "To take offense is as bad as to give offense."
So the next time someone insults you, says something cruel, is rude, thoughtless, ugly...
that negative, terrible vibe is their reality, don't take it on, don't accept it. Especially when they give that ultimate b.s. by saying, "I'm only telling you for your own good, you know , so you don't get hurt in the long run."
Remember your Zen,
what's the sound of one hand clapping?
It takes two to tango. Don't be suckered into a fight. Maybe you need to practice a couple of smart strategies or lovingly playful and intelligent comebacks.
 Thank them for sharing their opinion and maybe tell them you will consider what they have shared. Then look inside of yourself honestly; if it really is your issue, even though what they shared might have been rude and insensitive, you be strong and brave and address it. Make believe it didn't come from them but from someone you highly respect. If after considering it a time, you recognize that it's their problem, their issue not yours, then you have responded correctly to them by saying you will consider it, so just carry on. Also remember, if you react to it, it has now become your problem.

 

REMEMBER: The path of self-realization is about mastering your lower self.

Your little stinky EGO will do anything to keep you from coming into your power and fulfilling your destiny.
It's the dark side.
 

So, hold your center, don't fall for it, don't give away your power.

Don't play victim.

Every experience is an opportunity, a lesson;
every person is your teacher, your guide.
Especially
those that press your buttons.

Sometimes the universe gives us lessons and direction through other people. Change the way you think. Nobody can verbally violate you unless you believe you are being violated. Make believe everywhere you're sent, you're being sent for a reason. Sometimes to grow and learn, sometimes to serve and uplift, even sometimes to teach.
Find your lessons in all things, become like a child and make believe this is an interactive universe. A universe that is constantly pushing you to grow.
 

GET THE LESSON,
DON'T GIVE AWAY YOUR POWER! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

North Jersey Massage Training Center
A school owned and operated by massage therapists
SINCE 1980!
 

State and Nationally Certified Continuing Education Master Classes

Approved by the New Jersey State Department of Education

National Certification Board for Therapeutic

Massage and Bodywork Provider Number 450461-07

Parsippany Medical Complex

3699 US Highway 46; Parsippany, NJ 07054

(973) 263-2229,


 

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 Graduate school level Continuing Education
Taught by master massage educators... 

Great education always makes a difference!   

 

"I've taken many wonderful classes here. This is a great school for

continuing education with an elite group of master teachers and

one of the best free health newsletters around!"

Kathy McCready, LMT, former Prima Ballerina, NJ Ballet

 "I love coming to this school. It amazes me what I learn here, and it always goes beyond my expectations."

Deborah Gallo, LMT 

 

"These folks are the difference makers. 

Great school, great teachers!  

Theresa Menagh, RN, LMT,

Asst. Director of Nursing    

 

  

 See all of 2017 on our website      

Date(s)

Day(s)

Hours

Course

Instructor

Creds

$

May 20

Sat

10am-6pm

Traditional Usui REIKI: Advanced 

Alice Rich

8

$275

May 21

Sun

10am-6pm

Positional Release Therapy (Strain-Counterstrain Technique) 

Dr. Henry Roth

8

$175

May 22

Mon

10am-6pm

Cardiac Patient Massage Training 

Cheryl Chapman

8

$200

May 27 & 28

Sat & Sun

10am-6pm

Traditional Usui REIKI: Master Practitioner and Teacher Training 

Alice Rich

16

$600

May 30

Tue

10am-4pm

American Red Cross Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED 

Dr. Toni LaSala

0

$135

Jun 1

Thu

10am-6pm

Supercharge Your Swedish Massage with Shiatsu 

Larry Heisler

8

$175

Jun 2

Fri

10am-6pm

Stretch University: A Primer on Stretching Science for Manual Therapists 

Dr. Toni LaSala

8

$175

Jun 3

Sat

10am-6pm

Ayurvedic Massage Training 

Nancy Smith

8

$200

Jun 4

Sun

10am-6pm

Reflexology: The Roth Method: Manual Counter-stress Technique for Optimal Relaxation via the Hands and Feet 

Dr. Henry Roth

8

$175

Jun 5 & 6

Mon & Tue

10am-6pm

Mastectomy Massage 

Cheryl Chapman

16

$325

Jun 9

Fri

10am-6pm

The Deep Tissue Massage Therapy Facial: for all Health Care Providers 

Larry Heisler

8

$175

Jun 10 & 11

Sat & Sun

10am-6pm

The Ultimate Hot Stone Class 

Kathy McCready

16

$375

Jun 12

Mon

10am-6pm

Lomi Lomi - Hawaiian Temple Bodywork 2 

Bianca Franchi

7

$175

Jun 14

Wed

10am-6pm

Ultimate Medical Massage Series: Back 

Larry Heisler

8

$175

Jun 15 & 16

Thu & Fri

10am-6pm

Manual Lymph Drainage Foundations 

Elisa DiFalco

16

$325

Jun 20

Tue

10am-6pm

Ultimate Medical Massage Series: Neck 

Larry Heisler

8

$175

Jun 24

Sat

1pm-6pm

Ultimate Medical Massage Series: Core 

Larry Heisler

6

$160

Jun 25

Sun

10am-6pm

Myofascial Table Stretching, Module A: Upper Body 

Dr. Henry Roth

8

$175

Jun 26

Mon

10am-6pm

Healthy Breast Massage Training 

Cheryl Chapman

8

$200

Jun 27

Tue

10am-1pm

Ethics Before, During, and After the Massage Therapy Session 

Zoe Putnam

3.5

$90

Jun 29

Thu

10am-6pm

Ultimate Medical Massage Series: Hip and Leg 

Larry Heisler

8

$175

 

    


 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Open Heart Meditation is learning how to still your mind,

focus your intentions and keep an open heart.

 

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Next Clinic dates are   

 

Sundays,

June 4th + June 18th

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Call our main office to schedule your appointment,

(973) 263-2229.    

 

These great massages are at our

  Parsippany Medical Complex location only

 

Clinic gift certificates make great gifts too.

 

 

"As a former dancer, a personal trainer and an exercise teacher that has taught over 14,000 fitness classes, I've had some of the world's most talented therapist's work with me. No one has ever come close to successfully managing my body's specific needs as the master level therapists of New Jersey Massage, LLC.

THAT'S THE BEST MASSAGE I'VE EVER HAD!"

Kathy McCready, former Prima Ballerina of the New Jersey Ballet

 

"This is a highly trained medical massage team addressing soft tissue complaints with refined, neuro-muscular hands-on therapy. Whether you are tight or in pain, just want to get flexible, or feel younger and look your best, these are the people to go to; this is the place to go."  

Dr. Henry Katz, M.D., Internal Medicine

 

"These folks are the difference makers. That was the best therapeutic massage I've ever had!"

Theresa Menagh, RN, Asst. Director of Nursing

 

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  one to one

        For our one to one education...under the careful guidance of one of our state approved school instructors, you will learn how to identify and address each others tight, problem areas and the learn what hands-on techniques you can use to help each other.

Two, 1.5 hour classes...$300

Three, 1.5 hour classes...$450 

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New Jersey Massage, LLC

consists of a highly trained and experienced
massage therapy team that's been around at the
Parsippany Medical Complex  

SINCE 1979!   

 

 Our style of medical massage combines neuro-muscular trigger point therapy,  deep tissue muscle and fascial stripping, gentle myofascial stretching, along with specific Asian styles of bodywork like shiatsu and hot steam hydroculator packs.
WE WORK WITH PEOPLE IN PAIN EVERYDAY! 

AND YES we do  

Manual Lymph Drainage!

 

 

 "New Jersey Massage is not a luxury,

it is preventative medicine for the professional
with aches, pains and stress."
    

Ann O'Flanagan, Esquire, Attorney

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meditation: The Final Frontier

How To Awaken Yourself

by Larry Heisler, M.A., LMT

 

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We humans have explored the farthest regions of outer space,
have probed the deepest depths of the oceans, have split the atom, and discovered that our entire world of matter is made of waves and particles of light but for most of history we haven't had a clue about our inner world.  

That Clueless Time Is Over,
the word is out,
the battle for the future is on,
It's Time to Awaken, 
come into your power by becoming fully conscious.
The only way to do that is by going inward,
by meeting your higher self,
by mastering meditation.

BESIDES...
if you ever really, sincerely want to know God
you will have to go inward. 

 

It is not a coincidence, 

 that virtually every religion and spiritual pathway
now and throughout history has taught the same maxim,
THE PATH TO LIBERATION IS INSIDE YOU.

The way to awaken this profound liberated self,
whether you want to call it truth,
Oneness, God, Spirit or just your higher self,
is by training your brain with daily exercises that involve
attention, breath and concentration.

 "If you want to find God,
hang out in the space between your thoughts."
Alan Cohen 

 From every corner of the globe,
from every race and religion,
from every time throughout recorded history
come sages, seers and wise ones
teaching the ancient spiritual meditation techniques
of turning inward, making your mind like a crystal clear lake with no ripples and becoming at one with your "true, higher self."
From Jesus to the Bal Shem Tov,
from Buddha to Sai Baba,
from St. Theresa to Lao Tzu,

meditation
has been the key


There are many different ways to quiet your mind
and align with your higher self and it doesn't have to take on a religious tone either.
Some martial arts students practice I Chuan,
the standing meditation.
I entitled it,
the Smiling Buddha Exercise.
Simply extend you arms out in front of your shoulders as if you were hugging a tree, make your body completely relaxed, breathe deeply and smile. This exercise will empower you and strengthen your body as it dramatically boosts your immune system.
The smiling part is the key to opening your heart.
Now do this daily for longer and longer amounts of time.

  You can work with a focused breathing like the Zen Buddhists do in Zazen, or deeply immerse yourself by contemplating spiritual themes and prayers. You can begin the repetition of sacred words called mantras, or by singing and chanting the names of God in sacred songs called bhajans. You can also be mindful of every present action and completely live in the now.
My revered teacher, the meditation master Hilda Charlton taught the easiest path to oneness is the Bhakti Path.
Bhakti is the path of the heart where the student (chela) learns to cultivate endless thankfulness, love and devotion.
For the Bhakta (an individual that follows the path of the heart),
love is the answer to the question how.
 
When you are completely empty,
you come into your true higher power.

to real spirituality and profound realization.

"Through the study of books one seeks God;
by meditation one finds him."

Saint Padre Pio of Pietrelcina

This concept of training or evolving your brain is so important and wide ranging historically that there are many archaeologists who believe the emergence of focused attention in ancient campfire rituals increased homo sapiens brain capacity thus contributing to the final phases of human biological evolution. And there are so many scientific studies on meditation and brain research
going on right now around the world,
the flood of results coming in are extraordinary.
Research shows that meditation may stimulate the growth of new brain cells in the frontal cortex and increased brain volume is a very big deal. The frontal cortex is our Command Central for decision making, problem solving, motivation, good judgement, planning and some important emotional considerations as well

Meditation is the key to life!


 Simply start by doing breathing exercises to calm down the monkey mind. Five, ten minutes everyday. Any yogic breathing exercises will do. Work with your breath and maybe do a little visualization, like breathing love or light into your heart and on the exhale, seeing the energy travel up your spine. Hilda believed  the easiest way to go into deep meditation was to do heart centered practice. She would have us do heart or devotional breathing. Breath love into your heart, breathe it out to the world. Breathe love into your heart, breathe it up your spine out the top of your head. As you go deeper and deeper into one pointed awareness, you will begin to experience wonderful things. Hilda said its easier to rise in love than to just work with your breath or a mantra. But anyway you do it,
consistent meditation practice leads to Liberation!
Stop playing around and get spiritual.     

"I'm simply saying that there is a way to be sane. I'm saying that you can get rid of all this insanity created by the past in you. Just by being a simple witness of your thought processes.  


It is simply sitting silently, witnessing the thoughts, passing before you. Just witnessing, not interfering not even judging, because the moment you judge you have lost the pure witness. The moment you say "this is good, this is bad," you have already jumped onto the thought process.

It takes a little time to create a gap between the witness and the mind. Once the gap is there, you are in for a great surprise, that you are not the mind, that you are the witness, a watcher.  

 

And this process of watching is the very alchemy of real religion. Because as you become more and more deeply rooted in witnessing, thoughts start disappearing. You are, but the mind is utterly empty.

That's the moment of enlightenment. That is the moment that you become for the first time an unconditioned, sane, really free human being." 
Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh (OSHO) 

 

"If every child in the world would be taught meditation,

we would eliminate violence from the world within one generation." 

The Dalai Lama

 

 

     

 

 



 

 

 

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GREAT QUOTES 

 

Jon Bon Jovi

2017 74th Commencement 

Fairleigh Dickinson University

"To the class of 2017, I'll say this:
choose your words wisely, not only the ones you say to others, but the ones you say to yourself. Don't take anything personally. Accept both praise and criticism equally. But take neither to heart. Never assume. Don't ever judge a book by its cover. The truth is there are many surprises awaiting you on your journey. Pursue perfection. And although you'll never achieve that, remember to demand excellence and as your parents and teachers have always said, just do your best. Today marks the end of one chapter in your life, and the beginning of another. Enjoy the book. You're the one writing it." Jon Bon Jovi

David Hawkins Quotes

"Make a gift of your life and lift all mankind by being kind, considerate, forgiving, and compassionate at all times, in all places, and under all conditions, with everyone as well as yourself. This is the greatest gift anyone can give."


"Love is misunderstood to be an emotion; actually, it is a state of awareness, a way of being in the world, a way of seeing oneself and others."

"All judgment reveals itself to be self-judgment in the end, and when this is understood a larger comprehension of the nature of life takes its place."  

 

 

 

 

namaste`

New Jersey Massage, LLC
The North Jersey Massage Training Center, Inc.
Parsippany Medical Complex
3699 U.S. Highway 46
Parsippany, NJ 07054
www.newjerseymassage.com
newjerseymassage@verizon.net
973 263 22229
Director, Larry Heisler, M.A., LMT

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