The New York Times
January 1, 2015
Rolling and Flexing to Massage Away Pain and Stress
A Class in the MELT Method of Body Work
By JULIA LAWLOR – JAN. 1, 2015
THE MELT method — a kind of body work that has been the subject of gym classes and a best-selling book — claims to address a host of middle-age complaints: chronic pain, aching joints, weight gain, stress, wrinkles, digestive problems, low energy and insomnia.
Eager to cross at least some of those off my list, I showed up at the JCC in Manhattan one morning for a class led by Sue Hitzmann, who also happens to have developed MELT. With my soft MELT roller and a small rubber ball in hand, I waited while the room filled. (Read more…)