• The Top Five Benefits of Massage Therapy

    Posted on May 22, 2015 by in May 2015

      Regularly scheduled massage therapy is one of the best practices for treating new and old pains and injuries, reducing stress, or generally improving your life. In using techniques such as deep tissue massage, traditional Swedish, or sports massage, your massage therapist can reduce pain, reduce blood pressure, remove scar tissue, relieve stress, and improve […]

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  • The Healing Power of Deep Tissue Massage

    Posted on May 15, 2015 by in May 2015

      Deep Tissue Massage is a massage therapy technique used to help treat specific problems. Though it uses some of the same motions as you might find in Swedish Massage (or, to many people, ‘regular massage’), deep tissue massage is a much more targeted practice. For example, one might seek out a deep tissue massage […]

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  • Everything You Need To Know About Swedish Massage

    Posted on May 8, 2015 by in May 2015

    Swedish massage is the most popular form of massage in the United States. In fact, when you hear someone referring to “getting a regular massage”, they’re probably talking about Swedish Massage. In Swedish Massage, your massage practitioner will use their hands, forearms and elbows to work with the superficial (or surface) layers of your muscles. […]

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  • Everything Cyclists Need To Know About Massage

    Posted on April 23, 2015 by in April 2015

    Any cyclist knows that once you get on the bike, your body is at work for extended time periods. Every muscle is activated, but your legs, which do all of the sprinting and climbing, bear most of the burden. (Trust me, I’ve been there – read my story about biking across the whole of Iowa […]

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    How to Stay Active While You’re At Work

    Posted on April 2, 2015 by in April 2015

    Last week, we talked about how sitting too much can be bad for your body. This week, we’ll talk a bit about what you can do during the workday to ease the burden on your body and get active! One thing that makes a huge difference in your day is a pedometer. This device, which […]

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  • Sitting Too Much Can Be Risky Business

    Posted on March 26, 2015 by in March 2015

      Many of us live lives that require excessive amounts of staying seated. From eating meals to driving around to working during the day, it’s easy to spend most of the day in a seated position. This sedentary lifestyle – just like its polar opposite, a life of constant standing – can take an incredible […]

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  • 40 Reasons to Get A Massage

    Posted on March 15, 2015 by in March 2015

      Sometimes, it can be difficult to decide on just one reason to get a massage. Do you want to relax, or relieve tension in your shoulders? Do you want to improve your golf swing, or try to reduce the occurence of your migraines? Lucky for you, you don’t need a single reason to get […]

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  • Prenatal Massage

    Posted on February 26, 2015 by in February 2015

    Prenatal massage, like any other massage, aims to provide a comfortable environment, bring a sense of peace and fulfillment to the recipient, and prevent and relieve pain and stress. However, prenatal is specifically tailored for the needs of pregnant bodies. Massage therapists practicing prenatal massage work to accommodate changes that the body may be experiencing, […]

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  • Watch Your Back While Shoveling Snow

    Posted on February 18, 2015 by in February 2015

      This snowy winter weather makes me want to do nothing more than crawl under the covers with a nice, hot cup of tea, a cat on my feet, and series of good books, and remain in that position until the snow melts to reveal spring. Unfortunately, this will remain a fantasy as long as […]

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  • Show Off The Way You Love This Valentine’s Day

    Posted on February 11, 2015 by in February 2015

      This Friday and Saturday – that’s Friday, February 13th and Saturday, February 14th – Darcy Doggett and Jill Breier are offering exclusive couples massage packages! Last week I wrote a post telling you all the benefits of couples massage and why it’s so important to do something different from time to time if you […]

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