Blog – Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Massages

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Megan Hopkins is a Licensed Massage Therapist, who enjoys customizing her sessions for each client’s needs. She is a 2008 graduate of the Massage Therapy program at Remington College in Honolulu, Hawaii. In 2021, Megan chose to further her education...
Based on the discoveries of Drs. Janet Travell and David Simons in which they found the causal relationship between chronic pain and its source, myofascial trigger point therapy is used to relieve muscular pain and dysfunction through applied pressure to...
Acupressure is an ancient healing art that uses the fingers to press key points on the surface of the skin to stimulate the body s natural self-curative abilities. When these points are pressed, they release muscular tension and promote the...
A hot stone massage helps to melt away tension, ease muscle stiffness and increase circulation and metabolism. Each session promotes deeper muscle relaxation through the placement of smooth, heated stones at key points on the body, along with a customized...
Craniosacral therapy is a gentle, noninvasive method of evaluating and enhancing the function of a physiological body arrangement called the craniosacral system. Developed by John E. Upledger, DO, OMM, this manual therapy enhances the body s natural healing processes and...
Myofascial release is the three-dimensional application of sustained pressure and movement into the fascial system in order to eliminate fascial restrictions and facilitate the emergence of emotional patterns and belief systems that are no longer relevant or are impeding progress....
Massage therapy during pregnancy is a wonderful complementary choice for prenatal care. It is a healthy way to reduce stress and promote overall wellness. Massage relieves many of the normal discomforts experienced during pregnancy, such as backaches, stiff neck, leg...
A Lomi Lomi usually commences with a stillness between the practitioner and client, often with the practitioners hands gently resting on the clients back. In this stillness the practitioner will quietly say a blessing or prayer asking for whatever healing...
Intuitive work is a way of incorporating the perceived and received information that extends beyond the five senses, transcending what is considered ordinary thinking patterns and reasoning processes. The four main media by which intuitives receive and perceive information are...
Required training for this technique employed for drawing blood to the surface of the body by application of a glass vessel from which air had been evacuated by heat to form a partial vacuum. This technique helps to take stain...