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Feeling Better With Massage Works

People aren’t generally unwilling to get a massage, but sometimes you just need that extra push to commit to it. Here are some benefits that we here at Massage Works can produce for you. Shelley Frost explains: Massage involves the rubbing and manipulating of muscles, tendons, skin and ligaments. Massage has moved beyond the walls …

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The Massage Works Promise

Who are we here at Massage Works? Simple question, simple answer! We are: Professional Effective Conscientious Integrative Customized When you need a massage that can work out your sore tight muscles Massage Works professional massage therapists are here to customize a massage that will help you feel better. The skilled massage team incorporates a variety …

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Foot Massage

Do you take good care of your feet? Our feet do such a big job carrying us through life. I think they are quite a neglected part of the body (unless they hurt of course). Doing massage I am on my feet all day and I have found that it is never my hands that …

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8 Healthy Holiday Gift Ideas

If you are doing any last minute shopping for this holiday season, here are 8 healthy gift ideas to give to your family and friends. 1. Give the gift of Massage! Massage is healthy and beneficial for everyone. Research shows that massage is clinically therapeutic for physical pain and injuries, as well as reducing stress …

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Research Supports the Mind-Body Connection

There is a significant amount of research these days supporting what is called the Mind-Body connection. Many studies demonstrate that our thoughts and beliefs have a large influence over our health and well-being.  Studies on mindfulness, stress, the placebo effect and other topics all show that our thoughts are intertwined with our body’s biochemistry in …

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New Research Indicates that Massage Therapy Helps with Pain Management

There is new research showing that massage therapy can be an effective pain management tool for people suffering chronic pain. The American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) has put together recent research suggesting that massage therapy helps with pain relief and controlling symptoms in people suffering from rheumatoid arthritis, metastatic cancer, as well as post-cardiac surgery …

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How to Stay Healthy During Cold Season

Are you doing all you can to stay healthy this year? I had a client tell me she wished she had my immune system. I stay very healthy but I work hard at it. I don’t get a flu shot so I use other methods to keep my body healthy and functioning best. When your …

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Soup for Detoxing

January is the time of year to recover from perhaps a bit of excess in December during the holidays. It feels like a good time to detox but it’s too cold to fast or juice all the time. Here is the perfect solution! This is my famous Green Soup! We love this stuff and eat …

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New Year Fresh Start

Happy New Year! Did you make resolutions this year? I’m so confused about resolutions. It seems like people are embarrassed to make them. I think the feeling of a new start in the beginning of January is a good thing. I often make a list at winter Solstice of what I want to accomplish in the …

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Esalen Retreat

I was thrilled to have my first experience at Esalen near Big Sur recently. I couldn’t pass it up when the class Anatomy Trains by Tom Myers was being held somewhere I had been dreaming of going for a long time!   Esalen is quite a drive from anywhere… But it is a spectacular drive …

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