Is Your Communication Helping or Hurting Your Massage Clients?

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IS YOUR COMMUNICATION HELPING OR HURTING YOUR MASSAGE CLIENTS? Research is indicating that a person’s perception of pain is a complicated matter, predicated in part by a person’s beliefs and experiences. This is why the right words are just as important as the right manual techniques for a beneficial therapeutic session and optimal outcomes. What […]

Aromatherapy Alleviates Primary Dysmenorrhea Pain

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AROMATHERAPY ALLEVIATES PRIMARY DYSMENORRHEA PAIN Compared to placebo interventions, aromatherapy reduces the pain associated with primary dysmenorrhea, according to a recent systematic review. The review, “Aromatherapy for Managing Pain in Primary Dysmenorrhea: A Systematic Review of Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trials,” focused on 19 studies with close to 1,800 total participants. These participants were women of reproductive […]

WELCOME EVERY BODY TO YOUR TABLE: THE WHY, WHAT AND HOW OF SERVING ALL SIZES OF CLIENTS

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WELCOME EVERY BODY TO YOUR TABLE: THE WHY, WHAT AND HOW OF SERVING ALL SIZES OF CLIENTS As helping professionals, we have a unique opportunity to provide the power of healing touch and presence to a diverse set of bodies. We do this with a kindness and tenderness in our hearts that is often unique […]

The Top 15 Techniques to Learn in 2019

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THE TOP 15 TECHNIQUES TO LEARN IN 2019 Specialization helps you stand out from other massage therapists—and in order to specialize, you must obtain advanced education. Your new knowledge will help your practice be seen as one that helps clients feel their best, while your professional reputation will blossom. Although there are hundreds of techniques to consider […]

Reflexology

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Reflexology is best for people who are looking to relax or restore their natural energy levels. It’s also a good option if you aren’t comfortable being touched on your entire body. Reflexology uses gentle to firm pressure on different pressure points of the feet, hands, and ears. You can wear loose, comfortable clothing that allows […]