Archive | October, 2015
Preparing for Your First Massage

Your Guide to Preparing Yourself For Your First Massage

If you’ve never had a massage, the idea of a stranger touching you and seeing that extra bit of belly fat, the oddly-shaped birthmark, or those knobby knees you’ve always been self-conscious of can prove to be anxiety-inducing. Rest assured, a masseuse couldn’t care less about that extra ten pounds you’ve put on since your [...]

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How to Deal with Awkward Massage Moments

How to Deal With Awkward Massage Moments

Due to the personal nature of massage, awkward moments are bound to happen. What separates a true massage professional from an amateur masseuse is how they deal with these occurrences when they happen. If you were the client when one of these awkward occurrences you would, no doubt, be horrified. In fact, you’d probably never [...]

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Can Standing Desks Make You More Productive? Data Says Yes

Much has been said about standing desks over the past few years, but the data is undeniable, we’re sitting far too much and standing while working certainly has its benefits. According to research by James Levine, an endocrinologist at the famed Mayo Clinic, “The way we live now is to sit all day, occasionally punctuated [...]

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The Benefits of Anti-Fatigue Mats in the Workplace

  Any worker that stands for more than four hours in a single shift are likely to suffer from fatigue which could result in back and neck pain as well as increased discomfort or pain in the joints, such as the ankles, knees and hips. As a massage therapist, we’re all used to being on [...]

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