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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

8 Benefits to Getting a Swedish Massage in Austin at Avenue Five Institute

Avenue Five Institute offers a relaxing Swedish massage in Austin that’ll refresh your mind, body and spirit. Read on to learn more about the health benefits of getting a Swedish massage. A Swedish massage is a common type of massage in Austin, Texas, and all around the world. It combines light to medium pressure with long

Meet Kathy German, Massage Program Director at Avenue Five Institute!

We proudly introduce you to Kathy German, our Massage Program Director! Kathy started her career with a Business Degree from Texas A&M University.  After acquiring experience across various areas of business, including banking, consulting, and transportation, she was fortunate enough to experience a life-changing Reiki treatment.  As Kathy describes it: “My world opened up and I knew

What are the Most Surprising Benefits of Getting a Massage?

If you’re not a fan of getting regular massages just yet, you are definitely missing out on a lot. How many times have you heard your co-workers ramble on about how utterly relaxing massages are? Or maybe you’ve seen videos of how to give relaxing massages to your partner? Day spas, beauty salons and even

Is It Your First Time Getting a Massage? Here’s What You Need to Know

Those who haven’t tried booking a massage therapy session yet might feel intimidated at the thought of disrobing in front of a total stranger, and having their bodies touched intimately. But if you belong to the group of people who have yet to try getting a massage, you are definitely missing out on a lot.

The ABCs of Getting Started as a Pro Massage Therapist

If you’re considering a career as a massage therapist, there are a few things that you need to know. Doing your research about the field will give you an idea about how popular it is as a career option. You will also learn which establishments employ massage therapists, how you can start your own massage

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