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Jenni Malm
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  • Corvallis, OR
  • United States
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Is Swedish Dead?
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Great article in the recent publication of Massage & Bodywork by Anne Williams on Swedish massage. I, too, have been guilty of considering Swedish massage application to be simply "wellness…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Donna C. Agrinsonis, LMT Dec 26, 2009.

 

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Donna C. Agrinsonis, LMT replied to Jenni Malm's discussion Is Swedish Dead?
"Yes I agree that other things contribute to deep relaxation and I suppose I use other things as well come to think of it. I work in a spa part-time and then have a spa-like studio as well. In my studio I have created a super relaxing environment all…"
Dec 26, 2009
Donna C. Agrinsonis, LMT replied to Jenni Malm's discussion Is Swedish Dead?
"I decided early on to make Swedish massage along with anything that remotely resembles it, the very basis of ANY massage that I do. So when clients ask for deep tissue I say fine so long as you understand that I am going to combine relaxation with…"
Dec 26, 2009
Amy - LMT & Licensed Esthetician replied to Jenni Malm's discussion Is Swedish Dead?
Dec 26, 2009
Amy - LMT & Licensed Esthetician replied to Jenni Malm's discussion Is Swedish Dead?
"I just graduated from Massage School- mid life career change - getting ready to start my own practice – I greatly appreciated the article “Is Swedish Massage Dead?” – Anne Williams During massage school we had seminars in…"
Dec 26, 2009
Hank Krebs replied to Jenni Malm's discussion Is Swedish Dead?
"Hi Gang-My two cents. Several ways to look at this issue-is the Swedish industry doomed? is the modality being lost? As for the industry: Based on the number of classes that failed to make and the decline in the numbers of massage therapists…"
Dec 2, 2009
Gail F. Rosendahl replied to Jenni Malm's discussion Is Swedish Dead?
"I haven't read this article yet, but when I was in massage school little over 10 years ago, I read and article that Leon Chaitow said to a group of graduating therapists, That they have just learned the greatest healing modality (swedish…"
Dec 2, 2009
Theresa Meire replied to Jenni Malm's discussion Is Swedish Dead?
"At my school we were not taught that Swedish massage uses all of the techniques in specific order for each client. I had no idea a traditional Swedish was eff., pet., friction, vibration, tapotment, and joint pumps. We were taught most of these…"
Dec 2, 2009
Jenni Malm commented on Erik Dalton's blog post Why do so many therapists avoid "belly work"?
"I think a lot of therapists avoid the abdominal area because it takes a lot of time to address the area slowly and properly. Personally, I deeply enjoy both giving and receiving abdominal massage, and given the existence of the enteric nervous…"
Nov 2, 2009
Jenni Malm replied to Jenni Malm's discussion Is Swedish Dead?
"Sorry, Gloria, that I missed your original post. I am late to the discussion. I think Anne is correct... Most of us practice ecclectically, and to just stay with Swedish techniques application for the entire session is not usual once we become…"
Nov 2, 2009
Lisa replied to Jenni Malm's discussion Is Swedish Dead?
"i remember one of our instructors saying this... swedish is like the basic cookie receipe and then deep tissue, and cross tissue, and all the other modalities one can add was like the raisins, chocolate chips, etc. that we add to our cookie dough…"
Nov 2, 2009
Susan G. Salvo replied to Jenni Malm's discussion Is Swedish Dead?
"I too loved Anne's article. I view Swedish massage as the canvas on which I paint the session."
Nov 2, 2009
Gloria Coppola replied to Jenni Malm's discussion Is Swedish Dead?
"I made a comment on the original post Is Swedish Dead and NO it is not! Glad you enthusiasm as been revived."
Nov 2, 2009
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Is Swedish Dead?

Great article in the recent publication of Massage & Bodywork by Anne Williams on Swedish massage. I, too, have been guilty of considering Swedish massage application to be simply "wellness massage" and just for "stress reduction/relaxation". After reading Anne's article, my enthusiasm for Swedish massage application has been revived, and I am particularly intrigued by the difference between the bright-eyed look following a Swedish application and the stupored look following slow, deep…See More
Nov 2, 2009
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What is your website?
www.heartofthevalleyschool.com
Which modalities do you practice?
Swedish Massage, Integrative Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Myofascial Release, Chair Massage, Therapeutic Massage, Trigger Point Therapy

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At 2:35pm on November 8, 2009, Gloria Coppola said…
Thank you Jenni!
Your help and everyone's is most appreciated.

All the comments will be compiled as well.
At 11:14pm on November 7, 2009, Gloria Coppola said…
Hi Jenni & Welcome!

I hope you will participate in the Massage Survey. You can find the link under the discussion board. It is for a research article. Thanking you in advance. Enjoy the site and all the great group discussions
At 12:56am on November 7, 2009, Michelle Doyle, D.C., CNMT said…
Hi Jenni,
Great, I will tell her. Yes, we visited Corvallis, really like it there...and have been wanting to get back. Hopefully soon. Need any instructors at your massage school in the near future :-)
At 5:12pm on November 3, 2009, Marissa said…
Welcome to the community!
At 8:47pm on November 2, 2009, Mike Hinkle said…
I'm here for you anytime Jenni, just holler if you need help!
At 7:18pm on November 2, 2009, Darcy Neibaur said…
Welcome Jenni
 
 
 

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