As individuals, our body responds to massage differently. For example, some of us fall asleep easily during a massage, while some of us are able to stay awake throughout. In most cases though, we feel thirsty after a massage. Our good therapist would always have a glass of water ready for us when the rub-down … Continue reading Why we are thirsty after a massage.
Marilyn Monroe once said, “Give a girl the right shoes and she can conquer the world”. The bold feat might exist in my dreams. Meanwhile, I would be more keen in lovely heels like the ones above. Ever since switching out from the concrete jungle, my collection of office footwear also made its way out … Continue reading Heels – Lovely yet unfriendly
After a grueling workout or race, some of us look forward to a massage to reward our overworked body. While massage is beneficial for recovery after intense training or competition, it can also be applied before the activity to prepare the body. The term pre-event massage and pre-workout massage can be used interchangeably. As the … Continue reading Pre-event massage: An introduction
As massage therapists, our professional satisfaction is closely linked to providing a safe, appropriate, and comfortable massage, through which you enjoy therapeutic benefits. It is often assumed that the whole responsibility falls on the therapist. In fact, the receiver (you) has a part too. In case you are not already aware, here are some points … Continue reading Your massage therapist would like you to know…
Massage may be commonly taken as an occasional indulgence, but it is also fast gaining recognition as a self-care regime integral to our general well-being. Indeed, one of the most beneficial times for massage may be during pregnancy. The journey of pregnancy is one in which a woman's body undergoes significant changes. Not only that, … Continue reading “Can I get a massage while pregnant?” – An overview.
One of the most common reasons for getting a massage is the relaxation that it brings about. Many of us have a hectic lifestyle. A 60 or 90 minutes massage session is like treating ourselves to a well-deserved "me-time". A massage session is typically passive on your part. However, you should also involve yourself to … Continue reading Massage: Getting the most out of it.