Articles about massage therapy


Does Yoga Hurt? This Flow Will Help

Last updated: 12/09/2018

Ah, yoga. In theory, it’s all open hearts and good vibes—you hop on your mat and things just...flow. In reality, that’s not always the case. “Our go-go-go pace often cause

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Use Your Breathing to Exhale Stress

Last updated: 12/09/2018

Breath work, or intentionally shifting our breath, has the potential to help us relax, heal physical and emotional pain, and even stop or reverse the aging process. As a massage t

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What's New - Books of Discovery

Last updated: 12/09/2018

There’s nothing quite like finding that perfect textbook to augment our product line and accommodate our rapidly growing customer base. That’s why we’ve brought this revered,

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Meet the MT Who Helped the U.S. Women's Hockey Team Win Olympic Gold

Last updated: 12/08/2018

The U.S. and Canadian women’s ice hockey teams had skated through regulation game time, sliced through 20 minutes of overtime, tied the game with a penalty shootout and taken the

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4 Reasons You Should Include Abdominal Massage in Your Practice

Last updated: 12/07/2018

The answer is definitely yes, there are important reasons to include abdominal work as part of massage sessions, including full-body relaxation sessions. Before looking at these r

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Methodist Hospitals pamper cancer survivors and those battling it at Spring Spa Day

Last updated: 12/07/2018

Methodist Hospitals pamper cancer survivors and those battling it at Spring Spa Day Deborah Laverty Times correspondent Buy Now Bianca Romero, left, massage therapist with Kauffman

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Tips for First Timers at the AMTA 2018 National Convention

Last updated: 12/06/2018

"People were so friendly and helpful for a first timer! I was a first timer for the national convention (have done many state ones) ... I felt so welcomed & recognized! It was gr

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Portable Massage Table: Choosing One For Your Massage Business

Last updated: 12/06/2018

A high-quality portable massage table is an important investment for a professional massage therapist. When you buy a table, start by asking these questions: You get what you pay

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Working for Someone Could Be the Best Massage Career Choice You’ll Ever Make

Last updated: 12/05/2018

A massage therapist, Elaine, contacted me to say she was moving to a new city and wanted to know what she could do to stand out from other therapists applying for the position she

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"Opening the Conversation"-an excerpt from The Engaged Therapist

Last updated: 12/05/2018

One of the biggest shortcomings of spa therapists is that they are not proactive or responsive in initial consultation interviews. The ability to engage and be present during conv

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