News & Updates from Massage Vermont

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

With warmth from our hearts to yours

Gently at Any Age

If you’re scheduling a treatment with us, you’re most likely seeking relaxation and relief from tension. Many styles of bodywork and a range of pressure…

How Human Bodywork Differs from Auto Bodywork

What’s the difference between working on a car’s body and a person’s body? It might seem obvious to say, “We’re not cars.” But what does…

How Massage Differs from Going to the Dentist

I like and respect my dentist. Getting good dental care is a priority for me. Dentists take great care to make patients as comfortable as…

Change the course of your day

Have you noticed the way things shift after a massage? Spiky tenseness may give way to feeling more smoothly energized. Fatigue might lift. Time can seem…

Thirty Minutes to Bliss

Once a week, I get a 30-minute massage. I emerge more relaxed and refreshed, my edges softened. Even when I can’t fully let go, I…

Slow, Safe Relief from Back Pain

Back pain requires patience to heal from. That’s because reaching first for quick “fixes” like drugs, surgery, and even medical imaging can end up delaying…