Today, shiatsu has become a brand name synonymous with massage and relaxation. Retailers offer shiatsu chairs, shiatsu pillows, shiatsu cushions, shiatsu foot massagers, and many other devices. Massage therapists of all sorts practice shiatsu massage around the globe, in many popular variations and styles. But what is the true, genuine shiatsu technique? How did its creators … Continue reading “Understanding the Elements of Shiatsu Massage”
Today’s medical researchers have found massage therapy can provide benefits to those who experience mental health issues such as depression and anxiety. Experts have shown many types of massage therapy can be a great complement to psychotherapy for treating certain conditions. Here are some conditions massage therapy can have an effect on: 1. Depression and Anxiety … Continue reading “6 Mental Health Benefits of Massage Therapy”
Are you new to massage therapy? Whether you’re an experienced person looking to expand your self-care horizons or a massage newbie, you’ll likely be amazed by the number of available massage therapy techniques and practices and the benefits they can bring you. For those of you trying massage therapy for the first time, or for those … Continue reading “12 Popular Massage Techniques and How They Help You”
A successful first massage session isn’t just luck. Look for these characteristics of a good massage therapist to help ensure a good experience.
We are pleased to announce the official launch of Massagetique, a new online directory of licensed massage therapists and practitioners in the United States. Through Massagetique, we hope to contribute to a healthier, happier world one healing massage at a time. Massagetique was founded by the team at GoodTherapy.org, a mission-based leading online psychotherapist directory. … Continue reading “Announcing the Official Launch of Massagetique“