Is it Friday?! These are some unusual times to say the least- so go ahead and give yourself a break. Actually, give yourself ALLLLL the breaks. Life is a journey and apparently 2020 is choosing an off-road course. 🤪 Stay safe and healthy, cheers friends 🤗
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Hi friends! It’s been a while since we shared about our faculty, so we wanted to share again. 😌 Dont forget we are still enrolling, click link in bio to learn more!
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Meet Julie- Julie’s keen intuition blended with her skills in communication and problem-solving make her a gifted director, educational counselor and advocate. Novice and Swedish massage classes provide added opportunities for her to share her contagious enthusiasm for massage therapy and demonstrate her compassion for students.⁠
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Hi friends! It’s been a while since we shared about our faculty, so we wanted to share again. 😌 Dont forget we are still enrolling, click link in bio to learn more!
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Meet Julie- Julie’s keen intuition blended with her skills in communication and problem-solving make her a gifted director, educational counselor and advocate. Novice and Swedish massage classes provide added opportunities for her to share her contagious enthusiasm for massage therapy and demonstrate her compassion for students.⁠
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Whatever it takes to get through these crazy times. 🤪 We can’t wait to be back in action with our students, we miss you all so much!!
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It’s going to be a (much needed) gorgeous weekend full of sunshine and warm weather, yay! ☀️ But let’s not forget to wear a mask and practice social distancing if you’re going out. We can’t wait to see you all again so it’s important to remain safe and healthy. What are some things you’re doing to stay safe (and sane) during quarantine? 😊
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Massage and COVID-19 Coronavirus

Massage and COVID-19 coronavirus is a topic that must be addressed and understood, especially in the massage industry. Recently, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19, popularly known as coronavirus, as a world pandemic. As of now, thousands of cases have been recorded with hundreds dead in the U.S., courtesy of COVID-19. Most noteworthy, as a massage therapists, you should be worried for the virus is transmitted through contact and spreads exponentially. Hence, that puts massage therapists at risk of infection since massage is entirely a contact practice. Moreover, as...

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Massage Therapist Sexual Harassment

As a massage therapist, sexual harassment is a growing concern. Furthermore, with the development of the #metoo movement, sexual assault is a hot topic for the therapist and their clients. Work is work they say. We are all governed by a system of beliefs and morals. However, some careers pose threats to our moral fabric. Featured Image Source: Pixabay For instance, the massage profession. Because, not once have we heard of sexual harassment by those we entrust with our bodies for massage. One stern warning to those in this risky profession:...

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Regular massage reduces stress, anxiety, and promotes good mental health. As a result of this, most people now value massage as an essential part of their health and overall physical condition, which consists of the body, spirit, and mind. Furthermore, massage therapy is the most common form of alternative and complementary medicine given to patients in hospitals and medical clinics for healing mental problems, stress reduction, pain and general health.   Massage rehabilitation is the oldest and easiest form of medicine dating back thousands of years. Massage is not just for luxury,...

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