News & Updates from Massage Vermont

Unusual Image: A Massage Therapist’s Fingernails

My nails haven’t been this long in more than 25 years, not since I entered massage school in 1994. Now I haven’t given a massage…

When We Can Keep You Safe, Part 2

Vermont is allowing massage practices and other close-contact businesses to reopen June 1 under certain conditions (details here in section 8.1). Our office does not…

When We Can Keep You Safe

Dear Clients, According to the most rigorous minds in our profession reviewing the latest evidence available, the only truly reliable protection is to allow only…

“No” Is Not Forever—Just Not Now

Dear Clients, Yesterday someone called and asked, “How much is a massage?” I said, “I’m sorry, we’re closed by state order. There is no reliable…

Before Seeking Massage Therapy in These Times

We miss you and want to work with you again. Much more than that, though, we want you to be safe and healthy. We want…

Sorry, Not Yet

This week when I answered the phone, some asked, “How much is a massage?” I remain surprised people are still calling us for massages as…

“When will you be open? I need a massage.”

Dear Clients and Community, We hear you. You relied on massage to soothe and support you. Now it’s unavailable. Ouch. When can you get a…

What to Do, What to Do?

Feelings happen. You might be beside yourself, at sixes and sevens, flummoxed, heartbroken, anxious, terrified, exhausted, hyped up, unfocused, hyperfocused, gleeful, loving, hopeful, even joyful—all…

In Which We Say No to Massage Requests

This week someone called to schedule a massage. I explained we were closed for their protection and ours, and that our state has barred massage…

Breathe Easy and Often

If you had access to a free, never-ending resource that would calm your body and mind and improve your overall health, wouldn’t you use it?…

We’re Closed until Further Notice

Dear Clients, Colleagues, and Neighbors, For everyone’s protection, we are closing our doors until further notice. COVID-19 carriers may be asymptomatic or presymptomatic. Whether someone…

We’re Taking Precautions so You Can Relax

We’re taking precautionary measures amid the spread of the coronavirus. Please cancel or reschedule your appointments here if you have any sign of illness symptoms…