Massage Provides Relief for “Wintertime Blues”

Have you heard of the wintertime “blues”? Cloudy skies are present an average of 59% of cold weather days in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Many people can be adversely affected by the lack of sunshine and increased time spent indoors. There is relief! Aromatherapy, a warm massage table, and dry skin brushing coupled with a relaxing, deep tissue massage from Rebecca can work wonders. If you are experiencing symptoms such as lowered energy, challenges rising in the morning and a desire to eat more, especially starches and sweets, you may benefit from massage therapy in the winter months. Massage can also help stave off winter colds by helping boost your immunity!

Dry Skin Brushing

Many of us who live in colder climates feel the effects of winter on our bodies. Massage can help keep you from feeling sore and stiff, but did you know adding dry skin brushing to your session can have profound benefits?

Hidden Causes of Lower Back Pain

Sitting at a desk coupled with a long commute leads many Americans to suffer from chronic low back discomfort. Often people pursue massage therapy in hopes of pain relief. But is getting a massage really that helpful for more than a few days? Recent research finds that receiving massage once a week for ten weeks has a significant reduction in low back pain, lasting for up to six months. (more…)

How to Prepare for Your Massage Therapy Session

Lucky you… you’ve booked a massage! Here’s what you need to know to make your next massage the best ever. (more…)