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Maintaining good health as a Massage Therapist is important. Here you can share ways you stay healthy, and ask questions on ways to become and stay healthy by eating proper, exercise and rest. Self help is the best help inorder to aid others.

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Pre Massage Routine 1 Reply

Curious to what your rituals are prior to starting your work day via massage. Looking for some new tips for grounding, stretching and over all self care. Thanks.Continue

Started by Teresa Avelar. Last reply by Rachel Sheard, LMT, NCTMB, CIPI Oct 26, 2012.

Nasal Drip 2 Replies

I was told I have chronic mucus in my nasal, which is normally not noticable, but now when I am working massage, it begins to start to drip within 5 - 10 minutes of starting a massage.  So I either…Continue

Started by Jeanne Medina. Last reply by Megan Smith Aug 23, 2012.

Have you purchased any new tools lately to help keep you fit and healthy in your massage practice? 3 Replies

I recently purchased a core ball and pilates bands. I have a few books and a videos to help me alone the way. I am really enjoying the benifits of the core ball. I can actually feel the difference…Continue

Started by Tanya Shyes. Last reply by Lela Gonzales Jul 11, 2012.

How often do you as a Massage Therapist get massages? Weekly, monthly or whenever you feel you need one? 9 Replies

I get a prefessional massage bi-weekly, I try to stretch daily if it is only laying across my exercise ball and rocking back and forth. I have found that I am not as stiff as I use to be and my…Continue

Started by Tanya Shyes. Last reply by Ann Holloman, LMT/CPMT Nov 29, 2011.

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Comment by Karina Braun on May 2, 2012 at 11:49am

Do you perform yoga to help stay healthy? Check out my free 1 hour course on Yoga for Massage Therapists and Bodyworkers.

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Comment by Frank J on October 30, 2011 at 4:24pm
Massage balm Some of my home made massage product
Comment by Karina Braun on October 23, 2011 at 2:24pm

t shperes aromatherapy massage balls help to prevent RSI. Use them in your massage session and for self-care. Check out my website and youtbe channel to see how you can utilize these great tools.

Karina Braun, LMT, RYT, t spheres educator

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Comment by Jesse MacLean on October 19, 2011 at 12:48pm

The International Cupping Therapy Association's 2012 Schedule is now available at www.cuppingtherapy.org.  Or jump directly to the 2012 schedule here.

You will find the Contemporary Cupping Methods scheduled all over the US and several dates in Canada. 

We are offering several Advanced Cupping Techniques classes in 2012 which will be 2 days of 90% hands on - 15 different treatments for Orthopedic, Sports and Stubborn Conditions.

CUP ON!

Comment by Karina Braun on August 30, 2011 at 12:59pm

I just released a Yoga DVD for Bodyworkers called Create Peace Yoga. It gives a Strength routine, a Renew routine, and a bonus Yoga 4 the Hands.

Stay Healthy!

Karina

Comment by Samantha Blair on July 31, 2011 at 10:42pm
I workout 5-6 days a week at home. I do strength 3 days and cardio 3 days. I also make sure to eat healthy foods.
Comment by Gloria Coppola on July 31, 2011 at 8:59pm

Thanks Tanya for inviting me to the site.

 

I think it is IMPERATIVE we stay healthy on all levels!

Comment by Trina Throckmorton on July 7, 2011 at 3:22pm
Thanks Carrie. I'll have to look into that one :)
Comment by Carrie Black on July 7, 2011 at 12:30am
Creating Peace with Your Hands is a great book written by Karina Braun. It is a wholistic survival guide to a healthy career. It gives proper technique, body alignment, and many ideas for self- care with hydrotherapy, yoga, nutrition, strengthening, and flexibility training.
Comment by Trina Throckmorton on July 6, 2011 at 6:32pm
Oh awesome! Thanks for the book suggestion. I hear ya on the trying to use forearms more. I'm trying to do that too. I invited a lot of friends to join this site so I'll definitely send em this way :)
 

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