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Celebrate your body

Posted by Peter Kramer

55 Days Ago

Stop judging your body, how you look, move, or feel. It does not judge you. It serves you beautifully, no matter what and only does what you ask it to do. It is time to celebrate it for that reason alone. Celebrate it for how well it responds to what you do, think and believe even... [read more]

Holistic Facials

Posted by Maureen Anderson-Smith

131 Days Ago

Facials What are holistic facials? Holistic facial follows a similar patterning to that of regular facials of Cleansing, Toning, Exfoliating, Facial mask and Moisturising. However, unlike regular facial massage, holistic facial looks beyond the surface of the skin. In addition to the regular facials holistic facials involves the use of acupressure and deep massage techniques that help to... [read more]

Massage and its importance

Posted by Maureen Anderson-Smith

131 Days Ago

Massage and its importance Massage therapy is commonly known to provide benefits that may assist the body to relax, calms the mind, may assist in pain reduction, increases circulation and may to create freedom of movement. Muscles and posture Muscles work hard each day to keep us upright and to create meaningful movement.  Poor posture and vigorous action, stress, overcome... [read more]

Advice on muscle pain at work

Posted by Richard Pearson

671 Days Ago

By now you’ve probably had your annual holiday. Or maybe you spent all summer at your desk holding the fort. Either way, you may have picked up an injury on a holiday activity or be suffering from pains from that office chair. Here are methods that will help a fast recovery. For injuries, remember RICE – Rest,... [read more]

Massage is a necessity, not a luxury

Posted by Kristina Mendez Matejova

803 Days Ago

In my practice as a massage therapist I often hear my clients say: “It’s so nice to treat myself to a massage.”, “Massage is a nice treat for me.” and “I’ve been so busy, I decided to reward myself.” This can be somehow frustrating. As although massage is of itself an amazing experience and certainly feels... [read more]

Managing injury

Posted by Zoe Macpherson

811 Days Ago

8 weeks into a complex foot injury with the added pleasure of chronic pain has given me plenty of time to ponder on how best to help my situation. Here I share those reflections. I have analysed, scrutinised, laughed, cried, prayed, moaned, ranted, raved, slept and not slept, driven myself (and my husband) mad! I am... [read more]

Presence in Massage

Posted by Fiona Howells

966 Days Ago

Hi :)  having just completed a 5 day silent intensive Satsang in London with Sri Mooji there is reflection on the value of Presence during massage.  High energy of joy and happiness moves easily between masseuse and client while both rest in the cocoon of the treatment. Peace naturally catches awareness. You find daily thought loops interrupted.  Even... [read more]

Deep Tissue Massage

Posted by J Lane

1020 Days Ago

What is Deep Tissue Massage? Deep tissue massage as the name suggests is massage that works on the muscles of the body at a deep level.  The tissues of the body are manipulated using various techniques.  These can include gentle stretching of the fibres or deep frictions to interlink any scar tissue that may have formed from... [read more]

Voluntary Therapy

Posted by Chris Penny

1025 Days Ago

Some years ago my partner, who was already qualified as a massage therapist, decided to retrain as a canine massage therapist.  During the course, I found that I was picking up lots of massage skills by proxy – actions and insertions of muscles, massage techniques, benefits, physiology and more.  Rather than compete, I decided to train... [read more]

Massage and sleep for health and wellbeing

Posted by Ruth Eagin

1088 Days Ago

A good night's sleep is vital for our health and wellbeing. When we sleep our body repairs its cells and also repairs any damage caused by stress. If we can get between 7 and 9 hours of sleep each night, our levels of serotonin are balanced. Serotonin affects our mood and so we can be happier and combat depression... [read more]

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