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 lives
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
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.
Can Massage Therapy be Used for Lower Back Pain Treatment?
After sitting in front of the computer almost all day, standing or walking around for hours, don’t you usually feel pain in the lower part of your back? Experts say that 80% of all Americans, at some point in their life, are going to have back pain. This is something that you definitely would not
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
The Importance of Hydrating After a Massage
Whether it’s a one hour or thirty minute massage session that you just had, the therapist would most likely tell you afterwards that you need to drink plenty of water. Why is this so? What role does water play in the aftereffects of a massage on your body? Read on to find out. Why Should
Thinking about Starting Your Own Massage Therapy Business? Here’s How!
If you’re considering starting your own business and you are interested in massage therapy, you can definitely be your own boss. But just like any other field, you need to take preparatory steps to build the company from the ground up. You need to think about things like whether you’ll simply go freelance and offer
The Top 5 Massage Techniques for Stress Relief
Massage is medically beneficial because it encourages relaxation, improves posture, boosts blood circulation, lowers blood pressure, promotes easier breathing, improves flexibility, relieves headaches, strengthens the immune system, and quickens rehabilitation after injury. But more than these medical benefits, there’s one other advantage to stress relief that we all could use: stress relief. Whether you’re a