MASSAGE & BODYWORK
What is Massage & Bodywork? Intentional manipulation of the body’s soft tissues for therapeutic effect - yet encompasses much more. Touch heals on physical, emotional, mental & spiritual levels. Alternative Healing Massage & Bodywork – Did you know that you can use massage & bodywork for healing? Learn more about healing through massage & bodywork with our body healing massage articles at All Things Healing. Visit us online today!

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Massage & Bodywork
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by Gina Michael NCTMB, LMT

Healthy massage instinctually is healing to humans in a way that is like no other therapy. Massage simultaneously satisfies the body and soul on so many levels. No wonder it's been with us for thousands of years... 

 

 

 

 

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by Gary Olsen

Myofascial massage is a hands-on technique that helps "unstick" connective tissue in the body. The goal of Myofascial work is to allow the body to move with grace, strength, stability and ease...

 

 

 

 

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by Coach Cary Bayer
There is no time that a client appreciates the myriad benefits of massage more than at the moment he has to leave your table.  (The only possible exception might be when he’s injured and needs relief from pain.)  So when I recently polled some licensed massage therapist clients whom I started coaching, I was astonished to discover that quite a few have regularly failed to take advantage of this extraordinarily ripe moment. I’ll explain...

 


by Coach Cary Bayer

Recently, while I was preparing for a road trip in the southern part of the United States, teaching a variety of seminars, I was packing my multi-vitamins for the two weeks and happened to notice the minimum daily requirements label on the jar. As a massage therapist, you’re probably already well aware of the need for vitamins on a regular basis. But are you aware of your minimum daily requirements for inner vitamins as well?...

 

 

 

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Editor´s Note: This video gives the flavor of Thailand, including a traditional music track. Check out the warm greeting of the Thai people and their elaborate medical Thai foot massage methods.
 

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In a recent study, elderly retired volunteers were assessed after giving infants massage for a month versus receiving massage for a month themselves...The effects the elderly practitioners experienced were stronger from giving infants massages than receiving massages...


by Stacy Lazar

A Zeel member asks: “I have lower back pain. What type of massage is best for this type of pain?” With a flurry of answers, Zeel Experts respond with possible bodywork solutions for all your lower back pain woes...

 

Editor´s Note: I like this article because it shows how various bodyworkers all get results for back pain using their favorite techniques. 

 

 

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by David Lauterstein

Perhaps the biggest health secret humankind needs to hear is being carried by the bodywork profession! What do you think it is?

Ever since Ida Rolf stressed the important of verticality and the role that fascia plays in that – we have seen, in essence, the final step in human evolution...

 

Editor's Note: Many of us, including me, have heard of Mayan Abdominal Massage and wondered about it. What is it?  Is it exotic? This article by leading massage educator David Lauterstein presents his down-to-earth view of abdominal massage. The article originally appeared prior to a workshop on Mayan Abdominal Massage in order to educate people about the benefits of this type of bodywork.

 

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by Suzanne Getz, LMT, RPP, BCST

Here is a way you can do some cross fiber massage on yourself, on your back muscles with little effort and practically for free.  First find 2 tennis balls and used ones are acceptable; second, find a sock that has a sturdy cuff at least 3 inches long.  Put both tennis balls in the sock and tie it off as close to the tennis balls as you can...


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Looking for a way to massage your back muscles at home?  Let this author tell you how to do that with one sock and two tennis balls!

 

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Editor´s Note: A simple self-massage routine to help you keep your knees in great shape.

 

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by Ion Doaga

When I go for a massage I have two main goals. First is to get out of knots or alleviate pain in particular areas of my body and second is to enjoy a pleasant and relaxing treatment.

Deep tissue massage offers both of these benefits, though it’s not always the case...

 

 

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by Magnus Hjerpe

What is a trigger point? Well, it is a painful point in a muscle. It often feels like a small sausage or poorly cooked spaghetti surrounded by softer muscle tissue.

If it is really irritated, you can often feel pain radiating over a larger area when you press the point...

 

 

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by JD Messinger

The greatest advantage that a chief executive can attain is a condition of Expanded Awareness (EA). A recent Fortune magazine cover bears the image of legacy leaders whose unique vantage point and prescient insights were not only demonstrated in stellar shareholder returns, but in altering human behavior as well. These great EA visionaries created a linear innovation—a combination of things that already existed but bundled in a manner that added new value in a new way—and in the process shifted industrial patterns and consumer behavior...

 

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