Massage and Bodywork: What’s the Difference?

What's the Difference between Massage and Bodywork? Aren't massage and bodywork the same thing? You may have already seen me post on my Facebook page the words "massage and bodywork studio" in describing my business.  But what does that mean, exactly? You massage a body with hands, right? Doesn't all this stuff mean touch? Well, yes, these words CAN mean touch, … Continue reading Massage and Bodywork: What’s the Difference?

Mad Love for the Foam Roller

Wanna know a secret? I have a mad mad mad mad LOVE for the foam roller. For reals. I personally own two foam rollers, and you'll find them in random places in my home. Yes, I actually do use them often. I also have a mini foam roller that is usually in my car, just in case of emergency (yes, … Continue reading Mad Love for the Foam Roller

Do I Really Need to Drink Water After A Massage??

Why does your Massage Therapist ALWAYS tell you to drink water after you get a massage? Do you REALLY need to drink that water?  Ummm.. YES!! Massage is a fantastic way to reduce stress, improve circulation, increase immunity, reduce fatigue, relieve tension... I could write volumes on the benefits of massage, but for today, let's focus our attention … Continue reading Do I Really Need to Drink Water After A Massage??