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The Benefits of Massage Therapy

  Pampering with a Purpose The power of human touch has long been recognized as an imperative contribution to our sense of well being. From ancient societies to the modern “Digital Age,” touch (or lack thereof) remains a crucial facet of interpersonal communication.  Greek Mythology’s King Midas wished to Dionyssus for everything he touched to

How Do You Know if Distance Learning is Right for You?

  Distance Makes the Brain Grow Smarter…  Decisions used to be simple, didn’t they? Wide ruled or college ruled paper. Peanut butter and banana or peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. Rollerblading or biking.  As adults, we have to make seemingly monumental decisions that feel as if they could crush our entire world or elevate our

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

Practical Tips about Different Aspects of Being a Massage Therapist

Unlike any other line of work where you can treat clients with utmost professionalism, the fact that massage therapists have to deal with their patients through touch make it more personal. The good news is that you can still turn the massage session into a 100% professional treatment, as long as you take the necessary

How a Professional Massage can Soothe Chronic Headaches

When you’re suffering from a simple headache that occurs occasionally, don’t you feel irritated and unable to do anything at work or around the house? Just imagine how doubly difficult it must be for those who are suffering from chronic headaches. Here, we will take a look at the causes of chronic headaches, check out

Are You a Massage Therapist? Here’s How You Can Effectively Market Your Services

You just finished your massage therapy training, you got your certification and you have become quite skilful in applying different massage techniques. However, you decided that instead of working for a spa, a health clinic, a hospital or similar establishments where you can seek employment, you would rather work with your slew of clients. This

How Sports Massage Differs from Other Types of Muscular Treatment

Swedish, trigger point, reflexology, deep tissue – these are some of the techniques used in sports massage. As the name implies, sports massage is a type of tissue and muscle manipulation which is specifically designed for athletes’ muscle recovery, and to help them heal from injuries. Professional athletes or even just regular folks who play

Jump Start a Career in the Massage Therapy Industry

If you’re a people person, you like working in different environments and you like the close contact that the job requires, you are well-suited to have a career in the massage therapy industry. Unlike several decades ago when there was a negative connotation with being a masseur or a masseuse, it is a perfectly legitimate

How Should Massage Therapists Take Care of Themselves?

How do doctors heal themselves? Who do psychologists turn to when trying to sort out their own problems? What about massage therapists? Who will work out the kinks in their muscles if they’re in need of a good rubdown? Here, we will focus our attention on how massage therapists can take care of themselves. These