New articles this month:
Misalignment of the body often gives pain and injury. When a body is aligned and has a proper posture, the skeleton is supporting the weight of the body and the muscles are just balancing it and providing movement and stability. Poor habits, a bad working position, repetitive work and lack of muscular strength can all lead to postural distortion.
Red more: http://www.starkeys.com/blog/2008/11/postural-distortion.html
Regular stretching exercises are important if you wish to maintain the benefits of a massage and avoid the strains of poor posture and repetitive work. Stretching also provides good breaks from a work routine and can energize and refresh your mind, which in return improves your work performance. Below is a list of exercises which can easily be performed during the day.
Read more: http://www.starkeys.com/blog/2008/11/stretch-exercises.html
Finding the right massage music can make a big difference in how a massage is experienced by the client. The music played will of course depend on the type of massage given, but in the following I will discuss music that is relaxing and aids the client in letting go and receive the massage.
Read more: http://www.starkeys.com/blog/2008/11/massage-music.html
Chair massage vs table massage
Both seated massage and table massage have their advantages and areas where they are more effective and useful than the other. In general a table massage is good for a full body treatment and complete relaxation and de-stressing, allowing the therapist to work through all areas and muscle groups.
Read more: http://www.starkeys.com/blog/2008/11/chair-massage-vs-table-massage.html
Cheers and merry Christmas, I hope you'll have a great time.