Floatation Therapy

Floatation Therapy

Floatation Therapy

Floatation therapy has been gaining popularity over the years since it was developed.  The first floatation tanks were developed in the 1950’s to study the effects of sensory deprivation on the body.  Since that time, there has been much research into the health benefits that occur with floating.  NASA has used float tanks to study the effects of a gravity reduced environment on astronauts. 

Self Conscious

How to Avoid Being Self-Conscious at a Massage

Self-confidence is something that a lot of people struggle with. It’s important that you overcome being self-conscious about yourself because it’s vital that you realize you’re beautiful. No one should ever make you feel differently, including your own inner self talk. If you are feeling self-conscious during a massage, there are ways to combat that.

Deep Tissue Massage

Deep Tissue Massage

The deep tissue massage is a kind of massage therapy which centers its attention primarily on the ailing, the sore, the painful and the distressed deeper layers of muscles and connective tissues. Its therapeutic benefits are particularly beneficial for chronically tight and constricted areas such as in cases of stiff necks, tightness of lower backs and aching shoulders.

How Often Massage

How often should you get a Massage?

One of the most common questions asked about massage therapy is how often you should get a massage. The answer is that it all depends on why you get massages. Do you get massages for health benefits? Do you get massages to help you relax? Included is a list of reasons why people get massages and a suggestion on number of times you go get a massage for that reason.

Sports Massage

Sports Massage

Describing it in a nutshell, the Sports Massage is a specialty massage technique that was created and developed with athletes in mind. And as such, the Sports Massage prepares the bodies of professional and amateur athletes for their best possible performance before participating in a sport, and it then helps their bodies to recover afterwards.

Massage Benefits

Health Benefits of Massage Therapy

In an attempt to understand how and why massage therapy is as effective as it seems to be, scientists and medical researchers from around the world have been studying it for decades.  Some characteristics of massage therapy have been conclusively resolved with apparent consensus among the learned scholars, while other characteristics remain as inexplicably mysterious as ever. 

Chair Massage

Massages in chairs or simply in sitting positions have always had their place among most ancient and traditional massage techniques around the world but the contemporary Chair massage as we know it today and as we occasionally refer to as the On-Site or Seated massage is a trend that began as recently as 1982.  The Chair massage was the brainchild of David Palmer,

Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy Basics

What is massage therapy?

Massage therapy is a manipulation of muscles, ligaments, tendons, skin, fascia, and joints in the body. It is a practice that has been around since the beginning of peopledom. In fact, ancient techniques are still employed in today’s modern world.

The benefits of massage are extensive. Not only can it help alleviate pain and aid in physical maladies and day-to-day functioning,