Bodywise is written weekly by Katie Mickey, the director of the Santa Barbara Body Therapy Institute. She has been teaching classes in holistic health and wellness for the past 21 years. Her institute offers bodywork training, professional bodywork, a low-cost student clinic, and a Friday evening holistic speakers forum. For more information, visit or call 805-966-5802.

Up Close with Access Energy Success Stories

Among ailments treated by access energy at the Body Therapy Institute are addiction, OCD, depression, and pain. Read story.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

The Magnetism of Qigong

Physical, mental, emotional well-being benefit from this ancient Chinese-influenced practice. Read story.

Monday, August 29, 2011

Clear a Temple Headache

Coffee addictions, headaches, other aches eliminated with reflexology. Read story.

Monday, August 1, 2011

Bombs to Bodywork

Katie speaks with three veterans turned bodyworkers Read story.

Saturday, June 4, 2011

Trigger Point Therapy

An interview provides the perspective of a Santa Barbara trigger point therapy expert. Read story.

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Hiatal Hernia

Dr. Phil Selinsky bodyworks a student’s post-bike accident insides. Read story.

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Simple as a Foot Massage

A bodyworker’s approach to the effects of solar flares and geomagnetic storms may be just what your body needs. Read story.

Sunday, March 6, 2011

Get Bodywise

Bodyworker Katie Mickey explains neurolymphatics from a holistic perspective. Read story.

Sunday, February 27, 2011
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