Massage Therapy

25 Sep Pin & Stretch Massage Technique

Pin and stretch is a deep tissue massage and stretching technique that is highly effective at treating problems with muscle, tendon, ligament and fascia.  We teach this technique often throughout our massage course, as part of our Deep Tissue massage classes and in our Stretching...

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28 Jun Thai Massage vs. Swedish Massage

Thai and Swedish massage styles, though different in origin, have similar health benefits. Each massage modality can lower your heart rate, increase range of motion, relax your muscles, improve your mood and reduce anxiety.Partially due to popularity in the United States, the word massage has...

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20 May Massage For Arthritis

Arthritis is one of the leading causes of disability, reduced quality of life, and high health care costs in the U.S. If you suffer from arthritis, there is good news – massage has been shown to help reduce pain and increase mobility in those who...

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20 Jan Peppermint Oil and Massage

If peppermint oil isn't already an essential part of your medicine cabinet, it should be! It can be used to relieve nausea and stomach issues, energize and refresh you when you are feeling fatigued, cool overworked muscles, clear congestion, soothe headaches, and freshen your breath....

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14 Dec Unusual Massages – Fire & Water

Massage therapy has seen an incredible growth in recent years as a treatment for a wide variety of physical and mental health and wellness conditions. While Swedish and deep tissue massage are the most common styles, some places offer lesser-known styles that might seem a...

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28 Nov Massage and Falling on Ice

You never know where it might be hiding – the steps, the curb, a random place on the sidewalk. Every winter, it covers streets and porches, sometimes obvious and sometimes invisible. We are talking about ice.Like most of us, you have probably taken a spill...

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21 Nov Benefits of Cupping Therapy

Cupping therapy – you may have heard about it recently, as it has been increasing in popularity as a form of massage therapy.Cupping involves placing glass, plastic, or bamboo jars on the skin and creating a vacuum by suctioning out the air. The suction uses...

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15 Oct DIY Pumpkin Massage Lotion Bar

Pumpkin season is here, and that is just as much of a treat for your skin as it is for your taste buds. Pumpkin is beneficial to your skin in many ways, from nourishment to exfoliation. Pumpkin is packed with vitamins, enzymes, alpha hydroxy acids,...

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