News & Updates from Massage Vermont

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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…

How I keep it together in difficult times

In these tough times, I might appear calmer than I feel inside. This is not a facade. I am taking great care in choosing what…

Massage in the Goldilocks zone

Our goal here is simple: Provide your nervous system with sensations that feel “yummy” while avoiding sensations that feel “yucky.” This approach is therapeutic and…

A Thank You to Massage Clients

At this time of giving thanks, I thank you, our clients, for allowing me the gift of massage therapy as a career. Livelihood matters, and…

“Do you prefer to start face-up or face-down?”

Craniosacral therapy and foot reflexology treatments happen with the client face-up. But massage therapy clients can start face-up or face-down, and usually turn over during…

No Time for Delays

Today I went back to Jazzercise. It was my first class in more than two years. On the drive home, I thought, “At 52 years…