Improving the Spa Massage Experience

“You don’t get paid for the hour.  You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.” – Jim Rohn How do we improve the spa massage experience?  It’s a question definitely worth asking in an effort to retain current clients and expand.  Whether it’s adding a

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Entering the “Pro-Age” Era!

Who would’ve thought that my hair would be this year’s trend? Not me certainly! I was on the high maintenance path for many years—coloring my hair every four weeks, in an attempt to remain youthful looking. Until….I made a conscious choice to get off that crazy

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Manuka Honey Benefits

Like most things today, not all honey is created equal. As a rule of thumb, you get what you pay for—read the label. On many grocery store shelves today, what is being promoted as honey is actually not even generated by honey bees, but from a

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Drink Up…but Don’t Forget the Suncreen!

Yay for coffee! Did you know that a new study by the National Institute for Health has added an additional benefit for coffee drinkers? It appears that higher coffee consumption is linked to a lower risk of skin cancer. People (me) who consumed at least four

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Healing Crisis…

Here’s something you already know…it’s cold and flu season! But, did you also know that if you receive a massage while you are battling a cold or the flu, you not only expose your massage therapist to the illness, you also risk becoming even more ill

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Beauty & Bubbles!

If you have begun 2015 with a mindful decision to eat and drink more cleanly, (as so many of us have), but you have a bit of leftover champagne—no reason to waste by pouring it down the drain! Heads up folks—those bubbles actually have beauty benefits and

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Lava Shells on the Greens

Did you know that the seemingly simple act as a golf swing has an immense stress on the musculoskeletal system? That split-second maneuver requires such precision and uses so many muscles that it is no wonder the golfer’s body is a ticking time bomb for acute

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Healthy Hair

Most of us know the more telltale signs of stress/burnout <irritability, fatigue, restlessness>, but did you know that itching and burning of the scalp, and eventual hair loss is another sign of burnout? Scientists have studied stress/burnout effects on the body for years, and have recently

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Who Knew?

Who knew?!?! Turns out getting a lump of coal in your Christmas stocking may not have meant you were on the naughty list after all…Charcoal, which is carbonized wood, has been used for centuries for everything from cooking, art, and even medicine. And, recently, it has

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Reflexology

Did you know that reflexology is one of the most sought-after treatments today? Far Eastern cultures have been using alternative treatments for thousands of years. In most places of the world, natural medicine is the first line of defense against sickness and disease. Natural medicine and

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