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Beneficial effects of Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy is an ancient practice which dates back thousands of years to previous cultures who through the centuries discovered  the natural healing benefits from alleviating injuries,relieving pain and preventing and curing many illnesses in addition to the therapeutic and relaxation reasons for which it is now recognized today.  There are many reasons that  massage therapy is essential to maintaining health and well being  but below are listed the most beneficial effects massage has on the body to maintain optimum health physically,psychologically and spiritually.
Aids Relaxation An increase in responsibilities in both our personal and professional lives often mean that finding time to relax can be challenging. Muscular discomfort in the body caused by long working hours and insufficient rest can effect the entire core of our emotional and physical well being. Excessive   emotional strain leads to aches and pains forming in the physical body, through trigger point work and a va…

New! Massage workshops in London

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Have you ever wanted to learn the art of massage and do not have the finances or time to commit to a course? Now you can learn the basics in one day,a combination of theory and practical work so boost your skills and try something a little different,designed for couples or friends. An educational and fun way to spend the day! I'm delighted to say that I am now teaching workshops in Tantric,Holistic,Hawaiian and Pregnancy Massage as I feel after 30 years of actively practicing and running my own business with clients this is the next step for me. Only one couple or 2 people at a time will be taught so the sessions can be tailored specifically to your individual needs. Teaching is something I have always aspired to do there is no greater gift then sharing the knowledge of what you are passionate about with others. A certificate of attendance will be given on the day. For further information and to see the workshops available please see the link below:
http://www.yourinnerglow.co.uk/…

6 Reasons you need to be touched

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                                  The importance of touch in our every day lives 

Touch is an essential part of our every day lives and something we can often take for granted. From the first time a mother holds her new born baby to the love we feel after a hug from a loved one it is a way to connect and communicate without the need for words.

Below is an article which explains in more detail, the link to the full article and author is shown below:




                          Here are 6 reasons why you need to be touched on a regular basis.



1. Feel connected to others. We are social beings, and although we all fall in different places on the introversion – extroversion scale, we all need to have that sense of connection to other members of our tribe. While some of that connection can come from having conversations with others, touch also plays an important role in human communication. 2. Reduce anxiety. Simply touching another person can make us feel more secure and less anxious. It can ma…

Why did I choose to become a massage therapist ?

One of the most commonly asked questions I get is why did I decide to become a massage therapist? I was always a very sensitive child growing up from a very young age I became aware extremely quickly of other peoples emotions and intuitively could sense when they were upset or needed comfort. At first I would consider this hyper sensitivity as a curse as I would be affected so easily by other peoples words and actions but as I got older I saw it as a blessing as I began to naturally tune into people and could intuitively sense when they needed a hug or a back rub to make them feel better.
It was then that I realized what if I could take this sensitivity and intuition and use it to help people,to somehow make a difference to help ease their pain and improve their lives in some way. I was 16 years old when I made the decision to let my heart and hands guide me and now at almost 47 years old with over 30 years of experience I can honestly say with every day that passes my passion for my w…