And the Winner is… Yours Truly: Avenue Five Institute In the slightly altered words of the love ballad legend Bryan Adams, “Everything we do, we do it for you.” As a result, we are exceptionally enthusiastic to share with our students, potential students, and curious observers that Avenue Five Institute won FIVE Golden School Awards.
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Distance Learning: The Pros and Cons
On the Fence About Distance Learning? Technology has opened doors to new innovations we never thought imaginable. One of these innovations is the concept of “distance learning” or remote learning using the Internet as a classroom. In this blog we will give a brief introduction to distance learning and discuss the pros and cons of
How to Use Acupressure for Anxiety Relief
Long, Long Ago… The earliest known literature on acupuncture and acupressure originated from the Jin Dynasty of the 3rd century A.D. The Systematic Classic of Acupuncture and Moxibustion was published by clinician Huang-fu Mi and provided the building block for modern day Eastern medicine. In fact, the most common Eastern medicinal practices we are familiar
The Effects of Massage Therapy on Anxiety
We Are All a Little Anxious. According to a 2020 Pew Research study, one-third of Americans suffered from heightened levels of psychological distress as a result of COVID-19. The federal stay-at-home orders, social distancing requirements, mask mandates, and varying state orders paired with the volatile coronavirus case numbers are particularly troublesome for those who suffer
How to Use Pressure Points for Pain Relief
Using pressure points for pain relief is an important part of massage therapy. After all, pressure points have been identified as useful in treating a variety of pain and ailments in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Indian Ayurveda, and Siddha medicine. What is a Pressure Point? Your body is covered in pressure points – which are referred
South Austin Beauty and Wellness School 1st Year Anniversary
It’s our South Austin Campus 1st year anniversary!✨💕 It has been an amazing year and we would like to say THANK YOU, and congratulate all those who have helped support our South Austin Campus start up as we celebrate the 1st year anniversary! And when we thought our celebration couldn’t get any better, Mr. Jim
What is Myofascial Release Therapy?
Myofascial Release Therapy is a common technique used in massage therapy. It is focused on relieving tension caused by tight and inflexible myofascial tissues, which can result from past injuries, inflammation, surgical procedures or trauma. As a Massage Therapy School in Austin, Texas, we incorporate myofascial release therapy into our curriculum as it is a
What is Trigger Point Massage Therapy?
Trigger point massage therapy is focused on relieving areas of pain by massaging trigger points. It involves applying specialized pressure to release areas of tension and muscle knots. Trigger points are knots in your muscles that cause pain throughout the body. For instance, tight muscles in your neck can cause a dull or sharp pain
What Makes a Good Massage Therapist? 5 of the Most Important Qualities
What makes a good massage therapist? This is a question many of our students ask when they begin massage therapy school. There are certain qualities in a massage therapist that can make them stand out against the competition, causing clients to seek them out and stick with them over the years. First and foremost, it’s
Massage Therapy Schools in Austin: 5 Questions That’ll Help You Find the Right Program for You
Enrolling in massage therapy school in Austin is a big (and exciting) endeavor, but it’s also a huge (and important) decision. The program that you choose can impact the course of your education, as well as your future career. Some schools will naturally offer a better fit than others, so you want to take time