Tag: massage therapy

The Wills and Won’ts of How I Work

A few weeks ago, a friend of mine wrote a great blog post on what she will and what she will not do when you come for a massage. I┬áloved it and instantly wished all businesses everywhere would write up similar lists. Her point was that we all have different styles, techniques, and personalities. We all have different ideas about…

Touch Matters

I mentioned a family situation last month, and I’ve been a little out of commission for a while, but now I am back. I was traveling to be with my Grandma at the end of her life. Thank you for bearing with me. I’ve written a bit about the experience elsewhere. My grandma has since passed away. There will always…

Spontaneous Adjustments May Occur

We massage therapists are not allowed to do spinal manipulations, and rightly so! We are not chiropractors or osteopaths, and even though we get to know the spine pretty well in our training, we don’t get into it the way these doctors do. Occasionally, a client will ask for a little back cracking, and I always explain this and politely…