Myofascial Swedish Class

BY: Jill Kozhevnikov What is fascia? Fascia is a network of connective tissue (like a collagen casing) that surrounds and holds every organ, blood vessel, bone, nerve fiber, and muscle in place; it provides internal structure and has nerves that make it almost as sensitive as skin. When fascia is healthy it is malleable and […]

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I’ve been practicing massage therapy for 20 years now. Over the past few years, and especially in 2020, I’ve noticed that while my clients come to me with the sole purpose of relaxation and rejuvenation, they often bring up anxiety provoking subjects. This is why I want to talk about the value of mindfulness practice […]

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I have thought about this for months going back and forth on whether or not I should increase the prices for my manual therapy services.  Why would I do such a thing?  I have been practicing massage therapy since 2001.  Did you know that manual therapists learn most of their skills and specialties in the […]

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  I get asked a lot about massage therapy for concussions. It’s actually not quite massage, but there is a type of manual bodywork called Craniosacral Therapy. Many people don’t know what this is, or how important it can be to alleviating concussion symptoms. Here are some of the many symptoms of concussions that can […]

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Breast massage in Merrimack, NH I have been completing courses through the Chikly Health Institute. I am blown away by the knowledge I gained about the lymphatic system and how to manually move lymph throughout the entire body, particularly in breast tissue. Lymph Drainage Therapy has a major focus on working with lymphedema, which is a condition where […]

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Jaw massage? Who needs that? Pretty much everyone, actually. In our fast-paced society, there are a lot of stressors that cause us to clench our jaws or grind our teeth without even realizing it. Sometimes we do it while we’re sleeping, but oftentimes it’s just a habit that we don’t think about. We hear about TMD (Temporomandibular […]

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Recently one of my clients asked me to write about athletic recovery. In my fourteen years as a massage therapist, I have seen many athletes, particularly triathletes (for the laymen: a triathlete is someone who participates in races that consist of consecutive swimming, biking, and running), both before and after races. In my extensive experience, I know […]

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