Category Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy Awareness Week

I love my career.  I sometimes get so busy being a spa owner that I forget I’m a massage therapist too.  When I get to meet with a client (this is getting rarer as I get busier) and help them feel better, it is just about the greatest feeling in the world…right up there with […]

Good for my body, bad for my skin!

I spent more time outside tri training last summer than I have spent outside for probably the prior 5 summers combined.  At work this week, my esthetician Lydia and I were playing with her Woods Lamp to take pictures of our skin to enlarge and show at a health fair at the Science Center or […]

World Massage Festival

Last week I was fortunate to be able to go to the World Massage Festival in Las Vegas from Monday early morning-Thursday afternoon and learn from some really accomplished massage therapists.  The timing stressed me out though, just 2 weeks before the HyVee Tri and my last hard training week so I knew I’d have […]

I’d always be in pain without…

My top picks for self-care (full disclosure, I carry several of these items at my business, but that’s only because I believe in them wholeheartedly and use them regularly): #5: Biofreeze We sell this like crazy at the spa.  I prefer the spray as it is easier to apply and is a higher concentration than […]

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