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A Funny and Possibly True Massage Story

Scour the internet long enough and you’ll find a plethora of massage related horror stories from both sides, the clients and ourselves. We like to think we run a pretty tight and fun ship around here, but it’s always fun to imagine some of the wackier things that happen when life starts to resemble a …

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Want a Massage or NEED a Massage?

Yes, we are in the business of giving people massages whenever it is that they want one. We love what we do and we’re glad to accommodate as best we can whenever we can! But it’s not all about your desire or want of a massage. Sometimes the body just needs the kind of relief that only a trained …

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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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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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Massage Therapy and Insomnia

Insomnia is a pervasive disorder that affects more than 30% of American adults in the United States.  Insomnia is defined as a disorder that makes it difficult to fall asleep or stay asleep, as well as waking up too early or getting poor quality sleep.  Chronic insomnia could last months to years and it affects …

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Anti Inflammatory Benefits of Turmeric and More

I  Think I am a Bit Late Getting Excited About the Benefits of Turmeric! But better late then never! I just can’t over look all the amazing health benefits of something that is a food easily eaten and added into dishes we make. I am always looking into things that have potential anti inflammatory benefits since that …

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Massage Helps Pain

Have you ever had a massage that was painful during the session? You have to know that if your muscles have gone into deep spasm and are full of knots and toxins they will hurt when pressure is applied. This is not to be confused with deeply overworked muscles that can get damaged or torn. …

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Benefits of Massage from Newborns to Elderly

It never ceases to amaze me how many things massage can help with. Here is some wonderful new research posted through the American Massage Therapy Association about how massage helps such a wide variety of conditions. There was even one that I was new to me, that massage therapy assists in balance and provides neurological …

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Yoga Stretch to Reduce Stress

All stretching is quite relaxing though sometimes challenging. I thought with the holidays upon us it would be nice to share something you can do to let go of the stress and anxiety that sometimes happens during the last few weeks of the year. In yoga this stretch is called reclined butterfly. It is a …

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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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