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Stroll into Fall on the Montpelier Wellness Walk

Posted on September 21, 2018 by Sheryl Rapée-Adams  |  no comments yet
Stroll into Fall on the Montpelier Wellness Walk

Come see us on Friday, September 28. From three to seven p.m., you can walk right in and visit Massage Vermont and Emerge Massage, as well as over two dozen other stops on the Montpelier Wellness Walk.Print this passport-map and…

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When You’re the Client, It’s about You

Posted on August 22, 2018 by Sheryl Rapée-Adams  |  no comments yet
When You're the Client, It's about You

A massage client felt cold for more than fifteen minutes before telling me. She said she hadn’t wanted to break my rhythm. I thanked her and explained that her care is my rhythm. And I turned up the heat. I…

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Accepting “No” Creates Goodwill

Posted on August 7, 2018 by Sheryl Rapée-Adams  |  no comments yet
Accepting "No" Creates Goodwill

Do you ever get telemarketing calls from salespeople who won’t take “no” for an answer? It seems that no matter how many times I say, “No thanks, I’m not interested,” telemarketers continue talking until the conversation ends with me hanging up….

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Trust, but Verify

Posted on August 2, 2018 by Sheryl Rapée-Adams  |  no comments yet
Trust, but Verify

I recently enjoyed a spa pedicure. My aestheticism had been practicing for more than twenty years; her touch was sure and caring. She offered me a good tip: I’d been cutting my toenails too short, causing callouses to form at…

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Listen to your body. We will.

Posted on July 16, 2018 by Sheryl Rapée-Adams  |  no comments yet
Listen to your body. We will.

During a massage, a client said that the area I was working on felt sore to the touch. I thanked him for telling me. I reduced the pressure I was using and asked if that felt better. He said, “Oh,…

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Massage Has Health Benefits Because It Feels Good

Posted on July 5, 2018 by Sheryl Rapée-Adams  |  no comments yet
Massage Has Health Benefits Because It Feels Good

Whether you read clinical studies or talk to your friends who love massage, the answer will be the same: Massage is beneficial for health. Time magazine reported in 2018, But most people only care if—not how—massage works. While the latter is…

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Breaking the Fast from Blogging, and Massage

Posted on June 21, 2018 by Sheryl Rapée-Adams  |  no comments yet
Breaking the Fast from Blogging, and Massage

I realized that the last time I posted here was more than two months ago. There was snow on the ground. Now it’s the Summer Solstice. Right now. I post here when factors in my internal and external environment motivate…

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Trust Above All

Posted on April 18, 2018 by Sheryl Rapée-Adams  |  no comments yet
Trust Above All

At times, we voluntarily make ourselves vulnerable with the goal of feeling better in the moment and beyond. Getting a massage is one of those times. For some clients, it’s easy to disrobe, lie covered on a warm table, and…

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The Magic Number Three

Posted on April 7, 2018 by Sheryl Rapée-Adams  |  no comments yet
The Magic Number Three

At the end of a massage, a client said she’d noticed something when I’d worked around her anterior arm and pectoral muscles. She said that when I first started in that area, it didn’t feel like much. But after a…

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Massage Shouldn’t Hurt

Posted on January 2, 2018 by Sheryl Rapée-Adams  |  no comments yet
Massage Shouldn't Hurt

A massage client told me that he wanted each massage to be firmer than the last. He said that forcing his tissues to withstand increasingly painful pressure would “retrain” them to be looser and more relaxed. What happens when touch…

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