Category: Massage Basics

 
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The Massage Therapist’s Body and Brain

The human body is an amazingly complex system, and the massage therapist has to know it well. The human body has over 650 muscles, more than 200 bones and uncounted connective tissue, tendons, ligaments and more tying them all together. Though the therapist doesn’t have to memorize every single one, he or she has to … Read More

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The Health Benefits of Massage

Anyone who has had the pleasure will verify that a good massage feels terrific. It leaves you feeling relaxed, refreshed and re-energized. But the effects are often far more than just a pleasant afterglow. A good massage can provide a definite boost in health. Tight muscles can result from over exercising or from stress, disease, … Read More

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Get Aromatherapy Training and Become an Expert in this Field

There are many places where you can get accredited in aromatherapy training. These programs will allow you to have a diploma in aromatherapy in a year or less and can be found across the country. Take some time to look around your local area before deciding if you need to travel any distance to get … Read More

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Basic Massage Equipment: Tables, Chairs and Much More…

There are many different types of skin care equipment products available and many good brand names like Earthlite, Silhouet-Tone as well Touch America have a wide range that should meet every need. These companies sell skin care equipment including massage tables, Soli-tone systems, salon tables, massage oils, wet tables, bolsters, Lumicell touch, stools, Vichy showers, … Read More

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The Art and Science of Massage

Massage is an ancient art. Though no one knows exactly when it became a formalized system of touch and pressure, several forms go back to at least 1500 B.C. in India. Often associated with spiritual practices and beliefs, the therapy itself is fully grounded in physiology. Muscles of the type that respond to massage striated … Read More