What is Fascia?
Fascia is the tissue connecting every single one of our 100 trillion cells.
What is Block Therapy?
Block Therapy is designed to melt through restrictions in fascia tissue caused from aging, injury and surgery. The student lies over a therapeutic tool called the Block Buddy. The combination of body weight, gravity and diaphragmatic breathing creates a heating effect that melts through restrictions, improving blood and oxygen flow to cells.
The Three Components of Block Therapy
Create Space - Creating space in the body and melting through restrictions in the tissue is important for correcting posture and improving blood and oxygen flow to the cells, keeping them fed and clean.
Inflate Space - Instruction of proper diaphragmatic breathing turns on the internal furnace optimizing the melting of adhesions in the tissue. In fact, diaphragmatic breathing increases oxygenation in tissue up to 6x.
Maintain Space - Understanding how to use your body properly and strengthen correct foundation is crucial to maintaining proper cellular alignment. Block Therapy addresses this to give you a full body program and teaches you how to bring proper posture into daily activity.
Ms. Priscilla Guzman is a successful human resources specialist and corporate events leader establishing strong benchmarks across her career. She has been distinguished and awarded as a key collaborator and project manager overseeing critical initiatives that foster the well-being of associates in one of the largest renowned organizations in the world. She is characterized for the highest level of commitment and integrity while ensuring success in each effort.
From 1986 to 2016, Priscilla worked for Caribbean Refrescos, Inc. a manufacturing subsidiary of The Coca-Cola Company located in Cidra, Puerto Rico, site that produces over 30% of the world’s beverage concentrate. Through the years, she lead and collaborated in major corporate programs that impacted all associates and the surrounding community ensuring Coca-Cola’s Social Responsibility Enterprises and brand recognition, through local and global initiatives. Also, she leads the company Well-Being Program with outstanding results and establishment of best practices globally recognized.
Ms. Guzman holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Mental Health from the University of Puerto Rico. She is a Human Resources and Labor Legislation certified by SUMA, Inc. and is a fluent practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming.
Since 2018 she adopted the Block Therapy lifestyle with noticeable changes in her body size, alignment and general comfort. Creating space with the use of the Block Buddy and proper diaphragmatic breathing has given Priscilla a full recovery of her knees and hips issues due to an accident where she falls from the ceiling of her house. Her digestion and elimination has improve significantly. And her body size reduce dramatically, more than expected. When people sees her change they got stoned. Due to the improvement of her Body, general health and well-being she is working towards her certification as Block Therapy Instructor.
Priscilla Guzmán es una exitosa especialista en recursos humanos y líder de eventos corporativos que establece sólidos puntos de referencia en su carrera. Ha sido distinguida y premiada como colaboradora clave y gerente de proyectos que supervisa iniciativas críticas que fomentan el bienestar de los empleados en una de las organizaciones más grandes y reconocidas del mundo. Ella se caracteriza por el más alto nivel de compromiso e integridad al tiempo que garantiza el éxito en cada esfuerzo.
De 1986 a 2016, Priscilla trabajó para Caribbean Refrescos, Inc., una subsidiaria de manufactura de The Coca-Cola Company ubicada en Cidra, Puerto Rico, sitio que produce más del 30% del concentrado de bebidas del mundo. A través de los años, dirigió y colaboró en importantes programas corporativos que impactaron a todos los empleados y a la comunidad circundante, asegurando el cumplimiento de la Responsabilidad Social de Coca-Cola y el reconocimiento de la marca, a través de iniciativas locales y globales. Además, lideraba el programa de bienestar de la compañía con resultados sobresalientes y el establecimiento de mejores prácticas reconocidas a nivel mundial.
Priscilla posee un Bachillerato en Psicología y Salud Mental de la Universidad de Puerto Rico. Hizo su licenciatura en Legislación Laboral y Recursos Humanos certificada por SUMA, Inc. y es una practicante fluida de Programación Neurolingüística.
Desde 2018 adoptó el estilo de vida Block Therapy con cambios notables en el tamaño de su cuerpo, la alineación y la comodidad general. La creación de espacio con el uso de Block Buddy y la respiración diafragmática adecuada le ha dado a Priscilla una recuperación completa de sus problemas de rodillas y caderas debido a un accidente en el que se cae del techo de su casa. Su digestión y eliminación ha mejorado significativamente. Y su tamaño corporal se redujo drásticamente. Cuando la gente ve su cambio, se asombra. Debido a la mejora de su cuerpo, la salud general y el bienestar, está trabajando para obtener su certificación como instructora de terapia de bloque.
Meet Deanna, the Founder
Founder of Block Therapy
Founder of Fluid Isometrics
Certified Athletic Therapist
Deanna Hansen is a Certified Athletic Therapist and founder of Fluid Isometrics™ and Block Therapy™, a bodywork practice that is meditation, exercise and therapy all in one. Deanna began her practice as an Athletic Therapist in 1995, always focusing on deep tissue work. She built up a thriving practice, as her strong hands could work out the deep knots in tissue.
In 2000, Deanna experienced a major breakthrough. Her large, heavy body stored much pain and she felt weighed down and depressed. While experiencing the worst of a series of anxiety attacks, Deanna intuitively pushed her hand into her abdomen and, at that moment, began a path of self-discovery. In a short period of time, Deanna’s body began to change. The weight was dropping, the chronic pain and issues were improving and, most importantly, the depression and anxiety disappeared. She immediately began applying this to her existing patients and the results were immediate and outstanding.
For 14 more years, Deanna owned clinics where she practiced her new technique. In 2006, as word was spreading of the benefits of Fluid Isometrics™, she began teaching other therapists. It took time to create a language to transfer her wisdom she developed through her hands. This continues to be an ongoing and evolving challenge as the connective tissue called fascia remains a mystery to many people. Deanna considers herself blessed working with countless individuals, who have had remarkable improvements healing current and past injuries and overcoming pain, stress and anxiety. It’s been a combination of transforming her own body, her life and working with others that gives Deanna such a rich understanding of the fascia.
Deanna’s journey working with individuals has been very rewarding. Yet her true passion is to teach people how to self-care. Developed from personal practice and exploration, Deanna knows that teaching individuals to self-care is of far greater benefit than giving people a treatment. Fluid Isometrics™ Block Therapy™ is the solution. Deanna has taken what she did in the treatment room and translated it into a self-help practice using a handcrafted cedar wooden block, called the Block Buddy™. This simple, efficient, and inexpensive approach is gaining credibility as people around the world are experiencing the benefits of the Block Buddy™ and sharing with others.
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