Good communication with your massage therapist is essential to get the most out of your massage Before your massage starts, tell your massage therapist what your needs are. Where are you feeling pain, tension or discomfort? Have you had any recent injuries or surgeries? During the session, report any discomfort, whether it is from the […]
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By now, some of our regular foam roller students know how the foam roller and other tools can bring you relief from stubborn pain. But did you know that the techniques we cover in these classes can also help combat the effects of stress? This class will cover our usual techniques with a little discussion […]
I am constantly amazed by the results and accomplishments our clients make. From triathlons and other athletic achievements to just gaining a little more range of motion after being in pain for years. Pushing our bodies past their current comfort zone with exercise, massage, or stretching is never easy. It challenges us emotionally, physically, and […]
Last week, we listed 20 Stress Management techniques you can do in between massage sessions. Here are 10 more to try: 1. Play racquetball or tennis. 2. Take a nap, even if it’s only for 10 minutes. 3. Take your breaks at work. Get outside or do simple stretches for 10 minutes. 4. Laugh. […]
Get more of out your massage by managing your stress in between sessions. Here are 20 ideas for you to try: 1. Set aside time to talk to your family and friends about your concerns. 2. Practice focused relaxation. Sit comfortably, noticing where you feel discomfort. Breathe slowly into these areas. 3. Make a […]