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Massage Envy in Australia

Massage Envy in Australia

The “Starbuckisation” of massage has been extensive in America over recent years through a number of franchised massage chains. Probably the most visible of these is called “Massage Envy” (weird name in my view but I’m not in marketing). Massage Envy has been successful at bringing massage to the masses with the marketing focus being on affordable (“cheap”) massages normally through membership type packages and there are many customers who are very happy with the massages and the services they…

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Pressure..pushing down on me

Pressure..pushing down on me

This blog post uses www.truemovement.net/manual-therapies-make-space/ as a starting reference point. It is an excellent article and well worth reading. ====== There are frequent posts by massage therapists in social media groups that go along the lines off I was shocked today. I had a client come in and tell me about a horror story where their last therapist used too much pressure and they were sore the next day after the massage. Why do therapists constantly think that it is…

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Coccyx Massage

Coccyx Massage

Coccyx pain is a relatively common problem which can be range from mildly annoying to quite debilitating for some people. Often it is the result of an impact or fall directly onto the coccyx which can have happened a long time previously. The impact caused structural damage or dysfunctional alignment to the coccyx which may not necessarily lead to pain at the time but only manifest years later. There is some dispute whether a normal coccyx should have some ability…

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Home massage etiquette

Home massage etiquette

Most therapists who blog about massage will at some stage include an article about massage etiquette. Their post will normally include answers to questions such as what time should I arrive do I have to shower before a session should I shave my legs did I just drool/snort/snore during the massage – should I apologise do I need to tip and so on. Many of the same questions will apply to etiquette for mobile massage although there are probably a…

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What you need to know about a therapist before booking a home massage.

What you need to know about a therapist before booking a home massage.

If you have never had a home massage before or just had a few and unsure about the etiquette then you may be a little nervous about making a booking. Inviting a stranger into your home to give you a massage is a big commitment and if you are making a booking based on information from a website then it does pay to make sure that you will be comfortable prior to committing to a booking. Whilst I endeavour to…

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