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 […]

Swedish Massage

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Swedish massage is a gentle type of full-body massage that’s ideal for people who: are new to massage have a lot of tension are sensitive to touch It can help release muscle knots, and it’s also a good choice for when you want to fully relax during a massage. For this massage, you’ll remove your clothes, […]

Prenatal Massage

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Prenatal massage can be a safe way for women to get a massage during pregnancy. It can help reduce pregnancy body aches, reduce stress, and ease muscle tension. You can get a massage at any time during your pregnancy. However, many facilities, especially in the United States, do not offer massages to women in their […]