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Everything You Need to Know About Ayurvedic Massage

Jun 03, 2010

Ayurvedic massage is an ancient bodywork tradition that is utilised to release tension and effect healing.  Its origins are in India, where heated medicated herbal oils are applied to the full body by the hands or feet. This has the effect of revitalising...

Massage for Stress and Anxiety

May 20, 2010

Massage is an effective method of relieving stress and anxiety, and is renowned for its therapeutic effects - especially when combined with aromatherapy oils.  With stress and anxiety on the rise, people are looking for non-medicinal alternatives to...

Back Pain and Massage

May 12, 2010

Back pain is a very common ailment that affects around three quarters of the population with varying degrees of severity. The most common complaints relate to muscle strains of the lower back region, where the body tends to articulate the most.  The...

PCOS and Massage

May 07, 2010

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a common hormonal disorder that affects up to 12% of Australian women. It can develop in women during teenage and childbearing years, causing a hormonal imbalance that triggers cysts to form over the ovaries. Massage...

Hair Loss and Massage: Everything You Need to Know

Apr 20, 2010

Why Massage for Hair Loss? Many different cultures throughout history have used scalp massage as an effective hair loss treatment. It keeps your hair healthy and nourished, preventing hair loss, breakage and promoting hair growth. Types of Massage...

Experiencing Kahuna Massage: What to Expect

Jan 27, 2009

Kahuna massage is a type of massage that connects the mind, body, and spirit.  It is based on the lomi lomi and is both gentle and deep.  Read on to learn more. What is Kahuna Massage? Kahuna massage comes from the South Pacific and it was traditionally...

Choosing a Massage Table

Jan 20, 2009

Massage tables are an essential part of most massage practices.  But how do you know if you have the table that is right for you?  Read on for our guide. Types of Massage Tables There are three main types of massage tables:  stationary, portable...

Lymphatic Massage 101

Oct 28, 2008

Lymphatic massage is a type of massage that is very helpful for aiding the body’s elimination of wastes and toxins.  It also has many benefits for the body, including weight loss and reducing the amount of cellulite.  Read on to learn more about...

Natural Therapies for Osteoarthritis

Oct 05, 2008

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis that causes pain, fatigue, immobility and a loss of interest in life. Many people turn to natural therapies to help manage the condition. Read on to learn more about the symptoms of osteoarthritis...

Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatments: Things to Remember

Oct 03, 2008

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that many people suffer from. Conventional medicine is not the only way to successfully manage the condition – there are several natural therapies that can help. Read on to learn more. Symptoms of rheumatoid...

The Lymphatic System: What is it, its functions & how to take care of it?

Sep 27, 2008

The lymphatic system is one of the most important systems in the body and it is vital for good health. But what exactly is it and what are some natural therapies that can be used to keep it functioning at its best? Read this article to learn more.

Gua Sha Massage 101: What is Gua Sha Massage?

Jun 25, 2008

Did you know that using massage can help strengthen the immune system and prevent the occurrence of several illnesses.  Gua Sha massage is a type of massage therapy that can help with this. Read this article to find out more about this. What is gua...

Natural Therapies for Endometriosis

Jun 05, 2008

Endometriosis is a condition in which the endometrium (the tissue that lines the uterus) is found in places outside the uterus. It is a painful condition that affects a surprising number of women, but the good news is that there are natural ways of...

The Goal of Massage Therapy

Mar 28, 2008

Have you ever had a massage and come away feeling relaxed but slightly dissatisfied?  That’s because there is more to massage that simply performing a routine of mechanical movements on the body.  Massage is actually an art form, and a good massage...

11 Therapies for Natural Pain Management

Mar 24, 2008

If you suffer from any form of pain, whether chronic or acute, it may not be necessary to rely on traditional medicine such as pain medication to relieve it.  There are many natural pain management techniques that are available to try so it is just...

Lomi Lomi Massage Magic

Jul 07, 2007

If you are yet to experience a Lomi Lomi massage allow us to introduce you to what you have been missing out on. The magic of Lomi Lomi penetrates more than the physical body. Although its literal meaning in Hawaii (from where it originates) is to push, pull...

Massage as Preventative Medicine

Nov 30, -0001

Massage has a long history of treating physical and mental ailments, and is most valued for its therapeutic properties, aiding people to feel calm and relaxed by improving circulation and reducing muscle tension. Massage has been utilised to treat a...

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