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“Jangled” Adults

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Touch and the Stress Response System By Ruth Werner https://www.massagetherapy.com/articles/jangled-adults Soothing touch, whether it be applied to a ruffled cat, a crying infant, or a frightened child, has a universally recognized power to ameliorate the signs of distress. How can it be that we overlook its usefulness on the jangled adult as well? What is it that leads us to …

The Power of Touch – Why Massage Isn’t an Indulgence

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  At some point in our lives, we’ve all heard about the benefits of massage. I don’t believe I’ve ever heard someone say there are disadvantages to being massaged, unless of course the person doing the massage doesn’t actually know what they are doing! The most common misconception is, massage isn’t essential AND that touch isn’t a necessity. TRUE OR FALSE? …

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Aromatherapy massage oils for Spring – Most popular choices

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For most people Spring time primarily evokes images of fragrant and brightly coloured flowers. You can just imagine running carefree through fields of freshly blossomed flowers.  Although it not be a perfect substitute to this vision, you can still picture the dream while enjoying an aromatherapy massage with essential oils produced from some of these same aromatic flowers. You may …

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Self-Care for Spa Professionals

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As a spa professional, you spend countless hours taking care of your clients. However because the work you perform can place stress on both body and mind,self-care for spa professionals is equally important. “When you put your own health on the back burner, it won’t be long before your business is affected,” says Los Angeles-based beauty consultant Sarah Elaine Moore. …

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Sports massage and complementary therapies course in Bali at BISA

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With so much attention being paid to the achievement of total wellness, the prominence of sports massage has quickly risen among recreational to elite athletes. However sports massage is not a new phenomenon as it has been around since the days of the ancient Greeks and Romans who combined massage and exercise in their training regimes. Even Asian martial art …

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Pregnancy Massage: Why It’s Different and What You Need to Know About Working with Pregnant Clients

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Offering prenatal massage is a fantastic way to help pregnant clients sleep better, reduce their stress levels, and relieve headaches. During pregnancy, women often suffer from symptoms related to hormonal changes, not to mention aches and pains from weight gain and anxiety due to major life changes and the upcoming birth of their child. Although regular massage and prenatal massage …

GLOBAL WELLNESS ECONOMY

Global Wellness Economy Monitor – Executive Summary

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Valued at $4.2 trillion in 2017, the wellness economy continues to expand faster than global economic growth. The Global Wellness Institute (GWI) defines wellness as the active pursuit of activities, choices, and lifestyles that lead to a state of holistic health. In 2014, GWI published the first Global Spa & Wellness Economy Monitor, measuring the size of the global wellness economy …

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Eight Wellness Trends for 2018 According to the Global Wellness Institute

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Experts identify future directions in wellness: from mushrooms emerging from underground to a new era of transformative wellness travel to the rise of the “wellness kitchen” When 600+ wellness experts from 40+ nations gather to debate the future of wellness, a uniquely insightful and global view of trends unfolds. That’s what transpired at the recent Global Wellness Summit (GWS), which brought together …

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Oncology Aesthetics and Spa Treatments Improve Overall Well-being

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One of the major drawbacks of cancer treatment is how unpleasant it can be. Radiation and chemotherapy can affect normal cells, including skin, hair and nails. As a result, treatments may cause a range of debilitating side effects, such as: • An inability to feel heat • A hypersensitivity to various products or specific ingredients • Dry skin • Brittle …

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Wellness 2030 – The New Techniques of Happiness

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The Zurich-based Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute (GDI) and its research partner, the Global Wellness Institute (GWI) have issued a new report, “Wellness 2030 – The New Techniques of Happiness”. GDI is a renowned think-tank that identifies critical future trends for the economy and society. This new research report takes an in-depth look at today’s happiness providers, the wellness industry, while offering …