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Category: Massage Therapy

An overlooked part of your vacation plans: The post-vacation massage

I think we all can collectively agree that everyone loves vacations – the benefits are never-ending! The excitement of discovering new places, exotic sights, and foods, fun with the kids…and most of all, that much-needed break from the working world. We eagerly plan, we count down the days, and usually, we can’t wait until the …

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What is Massage Therapy?

Massage therapy is an ancient form of healing that dates back to 2,700 B.C.E/ 4,700 years ago. Massage is the manipulation of soft tissues and joints in the body, which helps aid in the healing process. Techniques Massage therapy contains a variety of techniques; for example, effleurage. Massage therapists perform this by warming up the …

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Hot Stone Massage: What is it? How can it help you?

When you think about getting a massage, you usually think about a highly trained Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) using their hands to release knots and tensions in overused muscles. But there is another medium that can be used for massages: smooth, heated stones placed on your body. Hot Stone Massage offers so many therapeutic benefits. …

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Your First Massage: A Step by Step Guide

Booking your first massage is definitely the first and most important step in inviting wellness into your life, but it can also come with a bit of uncertainty about what’s next. In this article, we’ll go over what you can expect in your first therapeutic session and what can be required of both you and …

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