Benefits of Massage Therapy

Benefits of Massage Therapy

Massage is well known for soothing sore muscles and getting rid of tension. Even just 10 minutes of massage can reduce inflammation which enables the body to recover from stress, tension or a particularly hard workout. Health benefits of massage therapy extend far...
Hydrocollator Packs Heat Therapy for Massage

Hydrocollator Packs Heat Therapy for Massage

Stiff neck? Tight quads? Nagging muscle or joint pain? We’ve got you covered! Come on down to our student clinic for some Moist Heat Therapy followed by a therapeutic massage performed by one of our students. We teach our students how to use Hydrocollator Packs in...
Pin & Stretch Massage Technique

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...

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...

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 have arthritis. Some...

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,...