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Sports Massage – Preventing Injury and Enhancing Performance

  Sports massage focuses on the individual need of the athlete and is used before, during, and after athletic events. The purpose of sports massage is to prepare the athlete for peak performance. It alleviates muscle stress and tension, relieves swelling, drains away fatigue, promotes flexibility and prevents injury. Aiding recovery and enhancing performance, whether […]

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Massage Therapy for Stress Relief and Much More

Few sensual experiences rival a full-body massage for pleasure and stress relief — at least among those things you can talk about in front of the children at the dinner table. Word on the health benefits of massage therapy for stress relief  has spread. In 2006, 39 million Americans — one in six adults — had at least […]

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What Is A Body Polish?

  A body polish is a popularbody treatment that exfoliatesand hydrates your skin, leaving it smooth and soft. A body polish is primarily a treatment for the skin — sort of like a facial for the body. It should not be confused with a massage, A body polish can be done with any number of […]

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How Does Massage Work?

    Massage causes physiological changes in your body through: The relaxation response, which is an involuntary, yet predictable response of the nervous system to massage techniques and touch Mechanical responses, which are physical effects that occur in the body when pressure is applied to the soft tissues Together, these responses can produce physical and emotional benefits. […]

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Massage On Valentine’s?

    Massage on Valentine’s Day? The perfect gift Idea! Valentine’s Day is a holiday celebrated on February 14. The name is referred to the Christian saint “Valentine”, and is traditionally celebrated with expressing romanticism towards your loved ones. When we think of Valentine’s Day, we often think of red roses, Valentine’s cards, gifts such […]

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Things Your Massage Therapist Wants You To Know

  It’s no surprise that a massage can seriously soothe your mind and body, and you already know a solid rubdown has impressive health perks, like better blood circulation, amped immunity, anxiety relief, and even improved sleep quality. But beyond the obvious, there’s a lot to wonder about the magic of massage. Few therapies are […]

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Two Relaxation Techniques for Stress Relief

  For many of us, relaxation means zoning out in front of the TV at the end of a stressful day. But this does little to reduce the damaging effects of stress. To effectively combat stress, we need to activate the body’s natural relaxation response. You can do this by practicing relaxation techniques such as […]

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Massage Therapy and Golf

  Over the last few years, golfers at all skill levels have started to appreciate the tremendous benefits that massage therapy can have on improving their golf game.  Golfers are turning to massage therapy for everything from pain relief, increasing range of motion and flexibility to injury prevention.   Although massage therapy has been around for […]

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Reduce Post-Holiday Anxiety with Massage

  Holidays were supposed to bring joy and relaxation to people, but not in the twenty-first century. Holidays now need planning from a few months before. This includes making lists for gifts, planning trips which include taking into account the children’s holidays, cleaning the house, cooking delicious meals and meeting  friends and family. The travelling […]

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The Healing Effects of “Massage Mind”

I used to sit at the edge of the ocean to find my rhythm. When planning my annual vacations, it was the water that called me–not so much to be in it, but to be by it. Maternal and soothing, the comings and goings of the tide was my “reset” button–you know, the one that […]

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