News & Updates from Massage Vermont

Remember

After a client’s recent session, her eyes sparkled and she spoke softly of a memory that had arisen in the session.  It was something she…

Owners’ Manual for the Human Body

What is the hardest bone in the body? (See the end of this post for the answer.) In May, Chris and I participated in a great…

Fearless

That’s how a client described me after his treatment yesterday: Fearless. Why? Because I worked areas that many people regard as too sensitive or unpleasant…

When the massage therapist has an aching back

It happens.  Of course it happens. Clients have told us they’re surprised that Chris and I experience illness and even muscle spasm. Healing touch is…

Night Light

Chris has done bodywork for over 30 years, I for more than 20. Yesterday we flipped the switch on our very first lighted sign. I…

Meet Bart

Last weekend we spent about 14 hours with our friend Bart here. Bart allowed Chris and me to review and learn more about human anatomy,…

Paying it forward

In our Bodywork Rates page, we say: Any amounts paid to us that exceed our fees, we will donate to a local nonprofit or put…

“Better than a week at the beach”

A client told me after receiving a massage last week that it was better than a week at the beach. Does having a 1-hour massage…

Hush.

A client told me she is usually quiet when receiving a massage and didn’t really want to chit-chat. I assured her I would talk only…

“Do you do couples’ massage?”

The other day a client who was picking up a gift certificate asked if we do couples’ massage. Chris and I looked at each other…

Late Spring’s Eternal in Vermont

The lawns and fields are greening. Buds are peeking out. Peepers are peeping. And it’s only May. That’s Vermont spring. This is also Vermont spring:…

What is this I feel in my back?

When I feel a sensation in my body, I have several choices. I might feel sharp pang in my right low back and think, “It’s…