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How Massage Is Like Your Favourite Coffee

Trust me on this. Massage is like your favourite coffee. Have you ever ordered your preferred brew and on that first sip all you can think of is that it must have been made by elves riding unicorns because something magical has happened. Of course

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Getting Massage When You Have Chemical Sensitivities

I heard someone say that living with Multiple Chemical Sensitivities was like “Killing Me Softly” … exposure to household products sets off an overreaction of body defences and sudden decline in health. A SA Parliamentary Enquiry into Multiple Chemical Sensitivities identified that 1% (could be as high

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Can Massage Help with Managing Headaches

Headaches! Just thinking about them is enough to cause one!  They’re so common that we even use the term to describe minor annoyances.  But what are headaches, really? And can massage therapy really help? WHAT IS A HEADACHE Let’s get one thing straight.  A headache, on its

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Managing Jaw Pain and TMJ Dysfunction with Massage

Mastication!  <… giggles ensue …> There I said it!  We all do it.  In fact if we don’t do it, our future may be a little … shall I say … flaccid? Mastication … it’s the action of chewing. For some, this simple action of grinding our

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Permission: the key to effective massage

From my Judo days there’s an old terminology of great importance … Jita Kyoei … it translates to something like “mutual benefit and prosperity.”  It describes the meeting of two samurai from different villages sent to negotiate with each other.  There was an understanding that if the

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Resolve to Nourish Yourself this New Year

The New Year is nearly upon us. And so too come the New Year resolutions. Up there in the list of self-betterment is usually weight loss for the purpose of looking better and feeling better. Usually the attainment of this resolution will be via diets

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We need to talk about massage and safety

We need to talk about massage and safety. In 2017 there were several news stories about massage therapists who had done some pretty nasty things.  I’m going to call it how it is.  What they did was to sexually abuse another person.  They took advantage

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Four Reasons Why A Massage Voucher Makes The Best Gift

 women to athletes. Massage therapy is also safe and beneficial for people living with conditions including cancer, fibromyalgia and arthritis. Here are four reasons why massage makes the perfect gift for your friends, colleagues and family: 1. THE GIFT OF STRESS RELIEF Fast paced lives,

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Sometimes Massage Is Enough

Massage.  Are you making it out to be more complicated than you think?I can’t have a massage, because I’m in not enough pain.I can’t have a massage because it’s an indulgence. In so many cultures, massage at home is just part of life. Going for

Read More »

How Massage Is Like Your Favourite Coffee

Trust me on this. Massage is like your favourite coffee. Have you ever ordered your preferred brew and on that first sip all you can think of is that it must have been made by elves riding unicorns because something magical has happened. Of course

Read More »

Getting Massage When You Have Chemical Sensitivities

I heard someone say that living with Multiple Chemical Sensitivities was like “Killing Me Softly” … exposure to household products sets off an overreaction of body defences and sudden decline in health. A SA Parliamentary Enquiry into Multiple Chemical Sensitivities identified that 1% (could be as high

Read More »

Can Massage Help with Managing Headaches

Headaches! Just thinking about them is enough to cause one!  They’re so common that we even use the term to describe minor annoyances.  But what are headaches, really? And can massage therapy really help? WHAT IS A HEADACHE Let’s get one thing straight.  A headache, on its

Read More »

Managing Jaw Pain and TMJ Dysfunction with Massage

Mastication!  <… giggles ensue …> There I said it!  We all do it.  In fact if we don’t do it, our future may be a little … shall I say … flaccid? Mastication … it’s the action of chewing. For some, this simple action of grinding our

Read More »

Permission: the key to effective massage

From my Judo days there’s an old terminology of great importance … Jita Kyoei … it translates to something like “mutual benefit and prosperity.”  It describes the meeting of two samurai from different villages sent to negotiate with each other.  There was an understanding that if the

Read More »

Resolve to Nourish Yourself this New Year

The New Year is nearly upon us. And so too come the New Year resolutions. Up there in the list of self-betterment is usually weight loss for the purpose of looking better and feeling better. Usually the attainment of this resolution will be via diets

Read More »

We need to talk about massage and safety

We need to talk about massage and safety. In 2017 there were several news stories about massage therapists who had done some pretty nasty things.  I’m going to call it how it is.  What they did was to sexually abuse another person.  They took advantage

Read More »

Four Reasons Why A Massage Voucher Makes The Best Gift

 women to athletes. Massage therapy is also safe and beneficial for people living with conditions including cancer, fibromyalgia and arthritis. Here are four reasons why massage makes the perfect gift for your friends, colleagues and family: 1. THE GIFT OF STRESS RELIEF Fast paced lives,

Read More »

Sometimes Massage Is Enough

Massage.  Are you making it out to be more complicated than you think?I can’t have a massage, because I’m in not enough pain.I can’t have a massage because it’s an indulgence. In so many cultures, massage at home is just part of life. Going for

Read More »