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Aromatherapy Massage Is Safe and Natural for Managing Pain

Feb 5 2018

Aromatherapy massage is a safe, natural approach for effectively managing pain. Discover which painful conditions it can offer relief for, the best essential oils you should use, as well as four safety considerations to keep in mind.

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The Power Is in Your Hands: 3 Ways to Get More Clients

Jan 16 2018

As massage therapists, one of the most difficult aspects of our profession is handling the business side of ...well...of the business! As a group, massage therapists tend to be more interested in the healing aspects of our work and far less interested in handling the day to day duties that must be taken care of in order to thrive as a business. While this is as it should be, leaving the business details unattended can really cause significant problems.

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Sound Healing: 8 Health Benefits to Note

Jan 3 2018

Sound healing as a modality is still in the early stages and is primarily used in the complementary and alternative healing arenas. In the massage therapy industry, we have long known that soft, relaxing music, chanting, and sounds can enhance the relaxation response we are seeking for our clients during the massage therapy session.

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Differences Between Relaxation Massage, Medical Massage & Sports Massage

Aug 29 2014

A friend gives you a gift certificate for a massage, but what kind of massage will it be? What do you request - do you even have a choice? Learn about some basic options available to you when the time comes for you to schedule that appointment. Continue reading

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Where On My Body Is a Massage Therapist Allowed to or Qualified to Work?

Jun 30 2014

Discover which parts of the body are forbidden to touch during a massage session. Continue reading

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Why Do I Feel Ill The Day After My Massage?

Jun 10 2014

You get a massage to feel good, to feel better. Yet, the next day you are full of aches and feel a bit like you might be coming down with something. What is going on? A simple explanation and a few helpful hints may help you to avoid this in the future. Continue reading

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How Turmeric Can Improve Your Heart Health

Feb 9 2018

Discover why turmeric will have you saying goodbye to inflammation and hello to a healthier heart.

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13 Healthy Living Tips to Avoid Heart Disease

Feb 1 2018

February is American Heart Month. Try these 13 ideas to relax, lighten up, eat right, and get moving to enjoy a healthy heart all year long, and for many years to come.

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7 Superb Foods to Improve Thyroid Health

Jan 25 2018

A healthy, well rounded diet is essential for overall health. A diet rich in these 7 foods can support the health and function of your thyroid.

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