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Body Massage
Massage is classically defined as manipulation of the soft tissues of the body, performed by the hands, which has effects on the muscular, vascular and nervous systems of the body. The aim of this video is to offer a ‘step by step’ guide to giving a full body
How about a Hot Stone Massage?
A hot stone massage is a massage that utilizes delicate cut and heated volcanic basalt stones. These types of rocks are chosen because they retain heat well and have a relaxing effect on the muscles. These stones are heated in 120-150F degree water in preparation for the massage.
What is Thai Yoga Massage?
An Ancient Tradition Comes to the West Traditional Thai Massage can look back at a long history of therapeutic healing. If one traces the evolution of the techniques of healing massage practiced in Thailand, one discovers the astonishing fact that the earliest roots of Thai massage lie not
Injury Prevention for Therapists
Why are massage therapists so susceptible to occupation related injuries? Many of the massage techniques that we perform on a daily basis are repetitious and repetition is the primary reason why massage causes injuries. Deep Tissue and Sports Massage treatments are generally more demanding than Swedish massage as
Natural Stress Busters
Kenroy.taylor@gmail.com, twitter: naturalkenny Summer is the time for relaxation, recreation, vacation etc. all in an effort to relieve stress.  Stress is an everyday phenomenon in our lives, whether you are pursuing your dream career, preparing for that special day or trying to recreate passion in your life. According to Doctor
How a blind person studies complementary courses
Reasons for studying complementary modalities:I like to work with my hands and with people on a one to one basis.I would've liked to study a medical degree but could not due to my visual disability, but I can make a difference in people's lives by giving them complementary
Overview of different types of massage therapies
Due to expanded knowledge of the body and its physical needs several different massage therapies have been developed and all offer a different focus and service to the body. It is imperative to have a brief knowledge of the different massages available when choosing a massage to ensure
Addressing Your Massage Clients' Needs
Aside from effective massage techniques, one of the most important aspects to giving a good massage is to understand and address your massage client's needs. By fully understanding your client's issues, problem areas, and preferred treatment methods, you can be well prepared to address a number of the
Using your body effectively in massage
Most massage traditions don’t just use their hands for massage. The forearm is used in Hawaiian massage and many parts of Eastern Europe. The knees and feet are used in many Asian floor massages.However Swedish massage and its derivatives have relied solely on the hands, with the potential
What defines a sports massage and how can it help me?
Different people put different pressures on their body due to the activity and life style they engage in. The glorious aspect of massage therapy is there are so many subcategories that are specifically designed to help certain people. Sports massage is specifically designed to provide athletes with relief
What is Sport & Remedial Massage Therapy?
Sport & Remedial Massage HistoryThe earliest recording of massage dates back to the Chinese in 3000 BC. Today massage has evolved into over 400 recognised styles, ranging from Shiatsu, Thai, Swedish, Aromatherapy, Holistic, Hot Stone Therapy, Sport & Remedial Massage.  Each discipline have common objectives, which include the
Shiatsu Therapy Releases Trauma in Body and Mind
Shiatsu is from the Japanese word shi meaning finger and atsu meaning pressure. It is characterized by the systematic application of pressure with the fingers, thumbs, palms, elbows, forearms, knees and feet on specific points (tsubos), and areas (meridians) on the body. Unlike acupressure, Shiatsu uses not only