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Benefits Of LomiLomi Massage

A Polynesian massage therapy treatment that originated in Hawaii, lomilomi is a holistic massage therapy system traditionally practiced by the islands’ healers or kahunas. Lomilomi utilizes medicinal plants, massage, breath exercises, and meditation. Lomilomi is also known as Hawaiian temple bodywork, temple style or traditional style lomilomi massage. … Read More

With Shiatsu Massage Back Pain and More Dissipates

Shiatsu is a form of Asian bodywork with origins in traditional Chinese medicine. Similar to acupuncture and its diagnostic methods, Shiatsu massage therapy uses acupoints and energy channels (meridians) in treatment. … Read More

4 Things to Know About Going to Massage School

Going to massage school is a personal, unique experience for all students. At the same time, there are many things about it that are common to everyone. The following are four things prospective students should know about going to massage school that can help them determine if it’s the right choice for them. … Read More

More Yoga Benefits: Relief for Fibromyalgia

Practicing yoga benefits a variety of health conditions, including fibromyalgia. Yoga reduces the physical and psychological symptoms of chronic pain in women with fibromyalgia, according to a new study by York University researchers. The study is the first to look at the effects of yoga on fibromyalgia, specifically its cortisol levels in women. … Read More

Exploring Japanese Massage and the Benefits of Shiatsu Massage

Shiatsu massage, a form of Oriental therapy based on traditional Chinese medicine principles and Japanese massage therapy traditions, is growing in popularity. The reason for this is that it can be used to treat several health conditions and ailments, including: … Read More

How Much Does Acupuncture School Cost?

When deciding on a career path, there are many things to consider. Will it provide work life balance, a sense of purpose, a sound income, a path of opportunity? Once you narrow down your options, another aspect to consider is how much will it cost for the education or degree to practice in that career. … Read More

What Are Acupuncture Classes Like?

One thing many people forget to think about when considering a school, or area of study, is to ask what the classes are actually like. Between choosing the right school, which degree you’d like to get, and what you’d like to study, many students don’t take the time to ask what they’ll be doing every day while in school. … Read More

Is Acupuncture School Right For You?

Any major decision in life is worth spending time contemplating. This is particularly the case when it comes to your education. Even the most condensed programs take time, effort and money. While learning something new is great, jumping into the wrong educational program can set you back more than just financially. … Read More

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