Massage Therapy Center Blog

What is Reflexology?

Reflexology practitioners believe that there are major points in the hands and feet, with a rich supply of nerve endings that correspond to each organ and major muscle group in the body, and that stimulation of these points can have far-reaching effects. Reflexology practitioners use thumbs, fingers, and hands on specific points, without the use of oil or lotion. Pressure on these points…

Meet Michael Congress, Advanced Therapist

A graduate of Just For Your Health College of Massage, Michael has over 20 years experience, with more than 1,000 hours of professional therapeutic massage in different modalities including Swedish, Clinical Deep Tissue, Sports Massage, Reflexology, Trigger Point Therapy, Myofascial Release, Geriatric, Prenatal, and Specific Injury Oriented Massage. He has worked with physicians, chiropractors,…

Celebrate Your Miraculous Body

As we begin 2019, we invite you to take a few moments to celebrate, with gratitude ….

~ the miracle of your body that, despite whatever weaknesses or limitations, serves you and allows you to sense the wonders of the world

~ the breath that nourishes every cell and has sustained you from the moment you were born

~ consciousness that allows you to perceive, feel, and be amazed

~ your…

Tips for Holiday Eating

The holiday season is filled with joy, and it’s also filled with food. Many people tend to over-indulge during this time, snacking on foods packed with sugars and drenched in salt, and this often leads to a little bulge around the middle. Overeating and putting on weight during this season is a common problem. A Consumer Reports survey found that what 37 percent of people dreaded the most…

Release Tension For Healthier Breathing

Healthy breathing involves the harmonious interplay of the rib muscles, abdominal muscles, and diaphragm, as well as various muscles throughout the body. Unnecessary tension in the muscles of our shoulders, chest, belly, back, or pelvis—whether it is caused by negative emotions, physical or psychological stress, trauma, injury, or faulty posture—interferes with respiratory coordination.

Of…

What is Swedish Massage?

Swedish massage is the classic style of bodywork. Also called Western massage, it is the most popular and familiar massage method being practiced today, and it has served as a foundation for many of the massage techniques developed in recent years. Swedish massage is a scientific system of manipulations on the muscles and connective soft tissue of the body for the purpose of relaxation,…

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