“Oh My Aching Neck!”

As any LMT will tell you, the most requested area to massage is the neck and shoulders. Without a doubt you feel tension or pain there too. Because this is by far the most requested area to receive work I thought it would be helpful to address this issue with a series on neck and shoulder issues, discussing posture and ergonomics, and what we can do to help alleviate some of it. Let’s start  out this series by discussing posture. Continue reading

Now Offering…..Chair Massage!

Have you ever felt like you just can’t make it through your 2 o’clock slump? Do you get headaches and shoulder tension from sitting and looking at the computer all day? Are you feeling burnt out but can’t afford to take a vacation? What can you do about it?

Why not ask your boss or HR director to bring in a massage therapist to do chair massages?? Why?

  • A break in your workday can give you time to refresh and be more productive after lunch.
  • Chair massage raises employee morale
  • Chair massage relieves head, neck and shoulder tension

Below is the information for chair massage services. Services are available for office settings, health fairs, trade shows, conventions and more. Chair massage prices are based upon one therapist for the allotted time. For additional therapists, add $50 per hour, per therapist. Please inquire by email to me at: bethcruzlmt@gmail.com

1 hour chair massage – $65

2 hour chair massage – $125

3 hour chair massage – $190

Happy National Massage Therapy Awareness Week!

Yes, it’s a bit of a mouthful but Happy National Massage Therapy Awareness Week! This is the one week of the year where I have the opportunity to let know you more about the profession that I love and benefits you so much! Take a moment to explore the Resources & Research page.

Also be sure to look at this Consumer Survey done by the American Massage Therapy Association! Below is a summary of the information they collected. You can view all of the information here:

  • 75 percent claim their primary reason for receiving a massage in the past 12 months was medical (43 percent) and stress (32 percent) related
  • 50 percent who have ever had a massage, received it for medical reasons including soreness, stiffness or spasms; to relieve or manage stress; for prevention or to improve quality of life; injury recovery; to keep fit or healthy/wellness and to control headaches or migraines
  • 50 percent said their doctor has either strongly recommended or encouraged them to get a massage
  • 89 percent believe massage can be effective in reducing pain
  • 87 percent recognize massage can be beneficial to health and wellness
  • 44 percent say medical benefits would motivate them to have a massage