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    Skills and qualities of a massage therapist

    Skills and qualities of a massage therapist

    You’ll need to be a good listener to make sure you’re meeting your client’s needs and treating them for what they came to see you about. It’s also important for all types of complementary therapist (not just massage therapists) to be able to set boundaries. This can be key to keeping your appointments running on […]Read More

    Top Reasons to Become a Massage Therapist

    Top Reasons to Become a Massage Therapist

    1. Flexible work If you’re setting up as self-employed, you get to set your hours of business and fit work around your other commitments, whether that’s family, another job, or writing your memoirs. 2. Working from home You’ll also be in charge of where you work, if you decide to work for yourself. If you’re […]Read More

    What does a massage therapist do?

    What does a massage therapist do?

    Massage therapists manipulate the muscles and soft tissues of the body to help alleviate tension, aches and pains. If you decide this is the career path for you, clients may be coming to you for a number of reasons. Some may just need help to relax. Others could need rehabilitation following a sports injury, or […]Read More

    Top Reasons for getting massage in 2020

    Top Reasons for getting massage in 2020

    86 percent of individuals surveyed view massage as being beneficial to overall health and wellness. 87 percent of individuals surveyed believe that massage can be effective in reducing pain; with 30 percent of respondents stating they have used massage therapy for pain relief. Consumers received an average of 4.4 massages in the past 12 months. Consumers received an average of 12.7 massages in […]Read More

    Massage Treatment of some disorders

    Massage Treatment of some disorders

    Research indicates that massage and myotherapy are effective in managing:  subacute/chronic low back pain delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) anxiety stress soft tissue injuries high blood pressure insomnia. They can also be effectively used to support people with: a chronic disease a life threatening illness such as cancer.Read More

    Different Types of Massage

    Different Types of Massage

    Typically, massage practitioners use either oil or talcum powder to allow their hands to slip over a person’s skin. Sometimes, a sheet or thin piece of cloth might be used for the same effect.  Different types of massage may include: myotherapy – involves the assessment and treatment of soft tissue pain, injury and dysfunction affecting movement […]Read More

    Benefits of massage

    Benefits of massage

    One of the immediate benefits of massage is a feeling of deep relaxation and calm. This occurs because massage prompts the release of endorphins – the brain chemicals (neurotransmitters) that produce feelings of wellbeing.  Levels of stress hormones, such as adrenalin, cortisol and norepinephrine, are also reduced. Studies indicate that high levels of stress hormones […]Read More

    What is deep tissue massage?

    What is deep tissue massage?

    Deep tissue massage does what it says ‘on the tin’ – it is a massage technique that works on the deeper layers of muscle tissue. Similar to Swedish massage, deep tissue massage uses slower and firmer strokes and pressure than other treatments – deep finger pressure that concentrates on particular areas, and follows or goes […]Read More

    Benefits of Swedish Massage

    Benefits of Swedish Massage

    Relaxation.  Swedish Massage both calms the nervous system and relaxes muscular tension. Reduces Stress.  Many of us live demanding lives, both overscheduled and over-worked.  Stress can manifest in the body with increased muscle tension and sometimes pain.  Stress can manifest in the mind with increased worry or anxiety. Swedish Massage helps to clear the body […]Read More

    Techniques to relax from a long and  stressful week at the office

    Techniques to relax from a long and stressful week at the office

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