6 Things Your Massage Therapist Wants You to Know

6 Things Your Massage Therapist Wants You to Know

I have been a Sydney massage therapist for a long time in and to use a cliché, ‘I’ve seen it all’.  However, just because I don’t worry about most things related massage, it does not mean that I don’t understand that there are things that may concern you. Your body If you are on my table, you will not be judged about any aspects of your body.   When you take off your clothes and lie on a massage table then…

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Massage Exchange – Sydney

Massage Exchange – Sydney

I make no bones about it, getting regular massage from a good experienced therapist can be costly.  If you like having (or feel that you need) say a weekly massage then the cost will add up.  And Sydney massage professionals are as responsible with their money as regular clients.  A common way for massage therapists to get the massage they want without shelling out the dollars they don’t want, is to have a massage exchange with a fellow therapist. Exchanging…

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Full Body Massage Sydney

Full Body Massage Sydney

A phrase that is frequently used within the massage industry by therapists and clients in Sydney and elsewhere is a “full body massage”.  And, in my experience, it is not uncommon for someone to call from Sydney and specifically request such a full body massage. Despite the widespread use of the phrase there is a degree of confusion about what a full body massage actually consists of.   What I would consider to be a full body massage may very not…

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The Female Athlete

The Female Athlete

Healthy Wealthy and Smart Podcast 382 How do think we are hurting female athletes with exercise? Get concerned with the diagnoses they receive which may reduce the propensity of women to exercise – numerous health benefits of women exercising. World Health Organisation recommends 150 minutes of exercise per week and at least 2 sessions to be whole body strengthening. Decreased risk of cancer, heart disease, breast cancer, diabetes and strokes, etc associated with exercising along with increased bone density and…

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Murphy’s Laws for Mobile Massage Therapists

Murphy’s Laws for Mobile Massage Therapists

I have been a Sydney mobile massage therapist for over ten years and would like to put down some of my experiences in the form of the “The Rules of Being a Mobile Massage Therapist”. Please note that these comments are very much tongue in cheek. For my real feelings about being a mobile massage therapist then check out https://www.richardlanemassage.com.au/blog/advantages-of-being-a-mobile-massage-therapist/ Rule 1 If I am booked to work in a unit block without a lift then without fail the client…

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Fertility Massage Sydney

Fertility Massage Sydney

Many infertile couples look towards natural health as an aid to facilitate conception.  They try supplements, change life-style and book massages in their attempts to fall pregnant. This frequently occurs after IVF type treatments have failed.  Alternatively the couple may not just be comfortable going down the IVF path in the first place. And if you search on Google for fertility massage in your home town or suburb then chances are that you will find a therapist who is advertising…

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Massage Etiquette Australia

Massage Etiquette Australia

A frequent discussion post on massage Facebook groups revolves around what to wear for a massage, draping and whether adjusting underwear is appropriate. And often there are large cultural differences.  This may lead to massage recipients feeling uncomfortable when partaking in massage in a different country.  Or even if they were to try a different modality in their own country.  This post discusses massage etiquette in Australia. An expression that is commonly used by therapists is that you should “undress…

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Lymphatic Drainage Massage in Sydney

Lymphatic Drainage Massage in Sydney

Mobile manual lymphatic drainage therapists in Sydney may be available for mobile massage to your home depending on your location. Please complete the webform at the bottom of the page if you would like to be contacted or receive more information. Please note that I personally do not offer lymphatic drainage Sydney. This article is primarily for information purposes although I’m happy if I can direct you towards suitable Sydney or Parramatta lymphatic drainage practitioners who provide a home visit…

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Mobile Massage Western Sydney – Couples

Mobile Massage Western Sydney – Couples

Looking for a relaxing massage for you and your partner (or maybe a friend)? Have you considered the advantages of having a couples massage in the comfort of your own Western Sydney home? Have you considered booking two therapists at same time? A couples massage in your home can be a great way to relax. And what better than to have quality time for relaxing without having to leave your home? What better than to book a mobile massage Western…

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Assault and Massage – What to Do

Assault and Massage – What to Do

Recently there seem to have been an increase in number of assaults reported on massage clients by their “therapist”. Whether this is the result of an actual increase in assaults or reporting of assaults that would previously have not been reported is unknown and to some extent a moot point anyway as even one sexual assault is one too many. The vast majority of these assaults are by male massage therapists on female clients. Often when these types of assaults…

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