5 Signs You Need a Massage

5 Signs You Need a Massage

by Caitlin Couture, LMT and Heidi Weiss, MPH Movement and massage are powerful forms of stress-relief, and can assist with both physical and mental release. But how do you know when to use movement as a form of release and when to use manual therapies like massage?...
Balancing the Nervous System

Balancing the Nervous System

Guest Post by Iona Rainbow River, LMT In these trying times, many of us often function in a chronic state of stress, which a state of low-grade  “fight/flight/freeze” response, or the autonomic nervous system’s sympathetic response. It’s a useful,...
What to Expect During Your Massage

What to Expect During Your Massage

Guest Post by Caitlin Couture, LMT For some, not getting a massage was the thing you missed during the pandemic – but you have no idea when or how to plunge back in. For others, getting a massage has never been a regular event, and while you might know that you...
How to Prepare for Your Massage

How to Prepare for Your Massage

Guest Post by Caitlin Couture, LMT While it may seem antithetical to carefully plan and prepare for a massage, you can get maximum relaxation benefit by having a few specific items organized. Just as preparing yourself for sleep with rituals like soothing lighting,...