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Self-Heating Hot Stone Massage Tools

By Jessica Fuller / January 5, 2016

A hot stone massage is a type of massage therapy. The technique involves using hot stones to help warm up muscles and give a deeper, more relaxing massage than a traditional massage. It has some very beneficial health effects, and is used as part of a wide range of treatments. The heated stones are used […]

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High Blood Pressure and Hot Stone Massage

By Jessica Fuller / January 4, 2016

High blood pressure and hot stone massage has been discussed for some time. Some believe it can be dangerous to clients suffering with high blood pressure. Others think it’s not such a concern. When health is in concern we should always air on the side of caution. With this in mind I would advise clients […]

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Why You’ll Be Glad You Decided to Have a Massage

By Jessica Fuller / October 4, 2015

If you have never had a massage before, maybe it’s time to consider one. Massages offer a wide range of health benefits and pain relief. Having different muscles massaged will really make you feel a whole lot better, it’s hard to ignore that. Massage is known to treat a wide range of physical problems. Such […]

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What to Expect from Your First Massage: There Is Nothing to Fear!

By Jessica Fuller / October 1, 2015

Most people go to a commercial place for a massage. Such as a health club, spa, wellness center, or a specific massage clinic. It’s also becoming more common for people to be referred to a hospital, medical center, or rehabilitation center. There are plenty of locations that carry out massage therapy. You pretty much know […]

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The Benefits of Trigger Point Therapy

By Jessica Fuller / September 28, 2015

Trigger point therapy is becoming more popular as more people become aware of its benefits. It’s an alternative form of therapy that focuses on trigger points on the body. These trigger points are located in the skeletal muscles and produce pain when compressed. In some cases, they can develop as a result of trauma or […]

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Things to Be Aware of with Pregnancy Massage

By Jessica Fuller / September 25, 2015

Pregnancy massages are massage techniques specifically designed for pregnant women. There are quite a few differences to normal massage, and some considerations to make when a person is pregnant. Pregnancy massage is also called ‘Pre-natal’ massage. It’s not uncommon, you may have even been referred by your doctor. But it’s strongly advised you are clued up […]

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Understanding Shiatsu Massage Techniques

By Jessica Fuller / September 22, 2015

Shiatsu comes from a Japanese style, or form of bodywork. The word ‘Shiatsu’ itself literally means ‘finger pressure’, which is why the techniques are sometimes referred to as finger pressure techniques. Much like acupuncture, shiatsu leans on the holistic spectrum of techniques. In particular the Chinese traditional medicine, where belief in a person’s Qi is […]

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What is Lomi Lomi Massage

By Jessica Fuller / September 19, 2015

Lomi Lomi massage techniques are believed to have originated in the Hawaiian islands. It’s a style of full body massage that is different from all other types and has some interesting aspects that separate it from the traditional massage techniques. If you are receiving a Lomi Lomi massage, the first thing you will notice is […]

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What Is Massage Therapy? History and Understanding

By Jessica Fuller / July 4, 2015

Massage therapy can be traced back more than 4,000 years. There are writings and teaching documented about this process, and much has stayed true to the origins today. Of course, the techniques have been refined and changed over the years. But it’s amazing how the core principles have held up. Although there is a wealth […]

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What Is a Swedish Massage? Why It’s in Your Interest to Find Out!

By Jessica Fuller / July 3, 2015

Swedish massage is probably the most well known, and most popular type of massage in the Western world. But what is a Swedish massage and why do I think you should experience one? Because it’s incredibly relaxing and has great all-around health benefits. Both mentally and physically. If you’re looking for a massage to deal […]

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