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HIV/AIDS Awareness: What Massage Can Do

Mackenzie Barrow Dec 11, 2018 Massage

December 1st was World AIDS Day. In honor of that, we’d like to share how massage can be beneficial to those suffering from HIV/AIDS. According to Massage Today, “Massage therapy plays a vital role in helping patients cope with the various symptoms of HIV/AIDS and indirectly boosts the immune system at the same time. As part of the medical team, massage therapists...

What is Aromatherapy?

Mackenzie Barrow Dec 5, 2018 Massage

What is aromatherapy? Aromatherapy uses concentrated plant extracts (essential oils) to improve your health and overall well-being. It uses both inhalation and skin absorption to enhance your physical and mental health. At Elements Massage™ we incorporate both of these aspects into our AromaRitual™ service. So, what can these essential oils do for you? A better...

Need a Perfect Holiday Gift?

Dec 5, 2018 Wellness News

When you’ve got a long list of people to buy for, or when you’re buying for the “person who has everything”, gift cards make a great choice. (Especially Elements Gift Cards). If you need convincing, read on! We’ve got three reasons why gift cards are THE gift that people love!

Movember: Oncology Massage

Mackenzie Barrow Nov 21, 2018 Massage

This month we recognize Movember. In the month of November, we bring awareness to men’s health issues such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and men’s suicide. In honor of Movember, we’re sharing how massage can help cancer patients. Massage can be used in conjunction with other treatments such as chemotherapy, radiotherapy, surgery or drug therapy,...

What To Expect Before, During and After Your First Massage

Nov 14, 2018 Wellness News

Here’s the thing: massage is meant to be therapeutic and enjoyable. You should be able to quickly get to the point of looking forward to a massage in much the same way you’d look forward to a holiday! It’s your moment to relax, rejuvenate and let go of stress.

Time to Check In On Your Wellness Goals!

Nov 1, 2018 Wellness News

As we approach the start of a new year, now is a perfect time for you to look back at 2018, evaluate your successes and where you might not have hit the mark, when it comes to your health and wellness.

National Entrepreneurs Day, Think About Your Health!

Nov 1, 2018 Wellness News

The connection between health, wellness, and your working life is deep. Stress from trying to achieve a usually elusive work/life balance, financial concerns, not working in a job that fulfills you… These are all aspects of our everyday lives that can affect our physical and mental health.

Massage from Around the World

Tara Matthew Oct 24, 2018 Health

Since Massage is practiced all around the world, every type of massage offers different historical and cultural experiences.

Depending on WHERE you are having your massage, the therapist may not just use their hands, fingers, and forearms.  It is also common practice in some cultures to use their knees and feet, as well as use a range of equipment that might seem unfamiliar or even strange.

The Amazing Benefits of Massage Therapy

Oct 24, 2018 Wellness News

With National Massage Therapy Awareness Week coming up from October 21 to the 27, we thought it would be a good time to review some of the benefits of massage therapy. You might have the perception that massage therapy is just about ‘feeling good,’ and you would be right, but that isn’t the whole picture!

What is Myofascial Release?

Mackenzie Barrow Oct 22, 2018 Massage

   Throughout every structure of our bodies there exists web-like connective tissue called fascia. It’s essentially the Saran wrap that keeps us together. Much like Saran wrap, our fascia can easily get “stuck” or tangled resulting in restricted movement, tenderness, and pain. Myofascial Release is a massage technique used to combat this.   ...

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