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Feed Your Muscles to Promote Healthy Healing

Nov 6, 2014 Our Studio

The old saying, “You are what you eat,” doesn’t only apply when you’re looking to shed a few pounds. How you fuel your body is also important to how your muscles respond and recover after a vigorous workout or injury. To promote peak muscle performance and improve the body’s healing process, it may be helpful to evaluate your diet so you’re...

Women Power: Be a Healthy, Happy, Fit Female

Sep 23, 2014 Our Studio

If you’re planning on dedicating some time and energy to becoming happier, healthier and more fit this fall, the following three tips from Elements Massage can help you get started on living a life of overall health and wellness. Be the Woman You Want to Be There are a lot of stereotypes and opinions in society around how women should look, act and feel. But, when...

Summer Activity Series: Massage & Camping

Jul 10, 2014 Our Studio

One of the most popular summer pastimes is to head into nature to camp, hike and enjoy the great outdoors. If you spent the past Fourth of July holiday weekend like many Americans camping with friends or family, you may be coming back with lifelong memories of roasting marshmallows around the campfire, experiencing incredible sunset views and having some much needed,...

Massage as a Career: What Does It Take to Be a Great Therapist?

Jun 17, 2014 Our Studio

As holistic healing becomes more popular in our society and as individuals turn to more rewarding initial and second careers, the massage therapy industry is seeing a solid flow of students, graduates and therapists in the massage field. The American Massage Therapy Association® estimated at the beginning of this year that there are 300,000 to 350,000 massage therapists and...

Soothe Mom, Baby with Relaxing Prenatal Massage

Apr 30, 2014 Our Studio

Pregnancies can be a wonderful, life-changing experience for both parents.  But the process of growing a healthy baby can put a lot of stress on a mother’s mind and body. And if a mother is stressed out or is feeling physically tense during a pregnancy, the baby can be directly affected by the emotions and physical discomfort that can occur.To help soothe mom and baby...

Four Tips to Maximize Your Massage Experience

Mar 10, 2014 Our Studio

You know you’ve had a disappointing massage experience when you leave a session feeling mentally and physically dissatisfied.  Whether you had a hard time relaxing because of too many thoughts running through your mind or you weren’t comfortable with the therapist’s massage approach, the room temperature, music selection or lighting, there are many internal...

Lighten the Load on Childhood Stress

Feb 26, 2014 Our Studio

The stresses that children experience today can quickly pile on as daily homework, school projects, sports competitions and family expectations weigh them down. With overloaded schedules and big ambitions for college scholarships, childhood years are becoming less about just being a kid and more about dealing with all of the pressures to perform your best in all areas of your...

Massage Provides Mental, Physical Treatment Options for Children with Autism

Jan 27, 2014 Our Studio

Autism is a condition that has been around for decades, but society is just recently becoming more familiar with it as diagnosis and awareness continues to increase in the United States. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in 88 American children is diagnosed with autism.  And studies show that the condition is four to five times more common...

Derailing Post-Holiday Stress

Jan 17, 2014 Our Studio

The holidays and the new year are loaded with excitement and hope. But, now that you’re stranded in the middle of January there can be a big emotional dropoff as the days are darker, the weather is colder and the winter blues are turning into house guests who are overstaying their welcome.As you come off the highs and lows of the holiday emotional roller coaster,...

Making 2014 the Best Year Yet

Jan 8, 2014 Our Studio

The new year brings about a time to look toward the future and expand your horizons while exploring yourself and the world around you. It’s about more thanmaking resolutions and setting goals.  It’s about freeing yourself of unrealistic expectations and adjusting your mindset to be happy with the person you are today and excited about the possibilities of...

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