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We’re Adapting To Get Back To Serving You

Posted on September 5, 2020 by Sheryl Rapée-Adams  |  Comments are off
We're Adapting To Get Back To Serving You

We have good news! Massage Vermont will offer healing treatments virtually. We are excited to resume our comfort-care services to you, safely and effectively. Chris and I will complete teacher training and commence offering virtual sessions in evidence-based breathing techniques….

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Take a Deep Breath and—

Posted on August 4, 2020 by Sheryl Rapée-Adams  |  Comments are off
Take a Deep Breath and—

Have you been told that when you’re stressed out you should take a deep breath? You might want to reconsider that advice. Check this out. It’s part of the evidence-based breathing practices we’ve been doing after reading Breath: The New…

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Breathe Easy

Posted on July 27, 2020 by Sheryl Rapée-Adams  |  Comments are off
Breathe Easy

Wearing a mask can be challenging, especially in summer’s heat. The first few questions in this excellent Q&A describe how to breathe more comfortably in a mask—and every area of life. Here’s how to breathe all the time, not just…

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Not Till Shopping Unmasked Is Safe

Posted on July 14, 2020 by Sheryl Rapée-Adams  |  Comments are off
Not Till Shopping Unmasked Is Safe

Dear Clients, We know you need a massage. We do too. We need the comfort of giving and receiving bodywork. We need the pleasure, soothing, and safe connection massage offers receivers and givers. We need it so very much. However,…

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Until Masks Are Extra

Posted on June 23, 2020 by Sheryl Rapée-Adams  |  Comments are off
Until Masks Are Extra

Clients ask us: When will you reopen? I wish I knew. Every day, I miss our work providing you with hands-on comfort care. Every day, I remind myself that the pandemic is not forever and that until the threat passes,…

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Unusual Image: A Massage Therapist’s Fingernails

Posted on June 10, 2020 by Sheryl Rapée-Adams  |  Comments are off
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 since March 12. My nails can be long, but I’d rather be working. When will…

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When We Can Keep You Safe, Part 2

Posted on May 29, 2020 by Sheryl Rapée-Adams  |  Comments are off
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 meet the requirements to open. Even if it did, we would remain closed. Personal protective…

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When We Can Keep You Safe

Posted on May 22, 2020 by Sheryl Rapée-Adams  |  Comments are off
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 uninfected people in small, closed spaces together—regardless of personal protective equipment (PPE) and sanitization practices….

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“No” Is Not Forever—Just Not Now

Posted on May 16, 2020 by Sheryl Rapée-Adams  |  Comments are off
Hand touching a rainbow on the wall

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 way for us to protect you, other clients, or ourselves from COVID-19 transmission.” The man…

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Before Seeking Massage Therapy in These Times

Posted on May 6, 2020 by Sheryl Rapée-Adams  |  Comments are off
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 the same for ourselves. At the moment, no benefits of massage outweigh the risks to…

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