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Massage Aha!

Professional therapeutic massage therapy in Kansas City, MO by Aaron Harris, BCTMB

$35 off Gift Certificates for Massage

Give the Gift of a Massage

Do you know someone who is particularly hard to shop for? A massage gift certificate might be the perfect solution. Right now, I’m offering a $35 discount on one-hour massage certificates. Choose from a Swedish, Deep Tissue, or Shiatsu style

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Massage Gift Certificates Available

Why Massages Make the Best Gifts

While I might be slightly biased, I truly believe that giving the gift of massage is one of the best presents you can give. Especially during the holidays. Here are some reasons why a massage is a great gift for

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Two monkeys talking

Talk During a Massage?

Many clients wonder if they should talk during their massage. The answer is it’s totally up to you. Here are some things to think about: At the beginning of a massage treatment, it is beneficial to close your eyes and

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Aaron Harris, CMT

Why I Became a Massage Therapist

I have had a ton of unusual experiences in my career. I’ve had a lot of jobs. So answering the question, “Why did you become a massage therapist?” becomes a convoluted and lengthy story. I really wanted to go medical

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Ways to Manage Stress

Don’t let the pressures of balancing work, family, and daily life get you down. Here are some ways you can help yourself manage stress: Book Regular Massages – Massage therapy counteracts the unhealthy level of physical, psychological, and emotional stress

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Low Back Pain

Massage Therapy for Low Back Pain

One of the most common complaints I’ve seen in my many years as a massage therapist is stiffness and pain in a client’s low back. Thankfully, massage therapy is one of the most effective treatments for low back pain. Identifying

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How NOT to Book an Appointment

Look folks, I’m a pretty reasonable guy. I try to remain professional and I return calls as quickly as I can, despite the fact that I really hate talking on the phone. The following is a prime example of how

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hand grip strength is required to hold a dumbbell

Improve Grip Strength With Massage

Massage therapy can significantly improve hand grip strength and endurance according to a recent study. How often do you grip items doing your daily activities? How many doors have you opened today? Did you drive anywhere? How easy was it

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Corporate employees

Chair Massage for Employees

Providing a chair massage program for your employees can improve office morale, reduce stress, and increase productivity. Reduce Stress with Chair Massage Stress is a major factor in employee absenteeism. According to the American Institute of Stress and the American

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The Piriformis Muscle

The Piriformis Muscle

Responsible for laterally rotating the femur, the Piriformis muscle lies deep on the posterior pelvis, under Gluteus Maximus. What Does Piriformis Do? In addition to lateral rotation of the leg (turning your foot to the outside), the Piriformis muscle also

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