What is Swedish Massage

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Swedish massage is one of the most popular massage types, and it has a lot to offer. Swedish massage therapists use their hands and forearms to apply long strokes, kneading and circular movements that focus on the muscles. The therapist may also use their elbows to press into the body. During Swedish massage therapy sessions, you should expect your body to be...

Reopening

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In case you weren’t aware, California has allowed massage to reopen in some counties. San Diego specifically has reopened massage, and have recommended that massage therapists follow industry guidance as it relates to personal care services. With the CAMTC clearing massage therapists, the County approving massage therapists resuming work, and...

Rona Blogs: Day 3

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“Opportunities don’t happen you create them” That quote actually may have nothing to do with this post, but it is Monday! Be motivated, and create opportunities! Given most of us have to remain at home, what opportunities are you creating for yourself today? For me, I will be updating my online shop with new products! I do hope that you will...

Let’s all take a moment

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Greetings all! As you may be aware, we are currently under a National State of emergency as a result of the Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. If you have not been following the news, you can find out more information ab0ut the virus at the CDC Website. Here in San Diego, the number of positive cases continue to rise. The guidance from each of the professional bodies...

Scoliosis

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Scoliosis is a deviation in the curve of the spine that measures more than 10 degrees. The curve of the backbone is referred as C or S by doctors when describing the curve of the spine. When looking at the spine from the lateral view, a properly spine has a soft ā€˜Sā€™ shape, and from a posterior view, a normal spine will appear vertically straight from the neck to the sacrum....

What is my dressed down comfort level?

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I discuss how I would like for the client to get prepared for our session during my intake process. This is usually the very last thing I say to the client . I then leave the session space to allow them privacy. The conversation goes something like the following: Me: In todays session we will focus on <insert specific complaint area>, and I will be doing a <insert...