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

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Massage for Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety is a common mental health issue that can cause physical and emotional symptoms, such as restlessness, nervousness, tension, and increased heart rate. Massage therapy can help to reduce anxiety symptoms by promoting relaxation, reducing muscle tension, and improving overall physical and mental well-being.

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Seasonal Affective Disorder (Winter Blues)

Massage for the Winter Blues

Spring is almost here. But at this time of year, many people are experiencing some winter blues. WebMD reviewed more than a dozen studies that revealed how massage can fight depression by lowering cortisol levels. Cortisol is the body’s response

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Reduce holiday stress: make a snow angel.

3 Tips for Overcoming Holiday Stress

While it’s called the “season of joy,” this time of year can be busy and taxing. Research shows that massage therapy can help relieve stress and improve your overall health this holiday season and all year-round. 3 Ways to Cope With Holiday

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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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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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Massage for Depression

Most clients dealing with depression can reap several benefits from massage. Nurturing, non-sexual therapeutic touch is one of the most important ways we humans have of maintaining a healthy stress response. Feelings of despair and hopelessness or suicidal thoughts are

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Anxiety About Getting a Massage

Anxiety about getting a massage is not uncommon. Many clients feel some uncertainty about inviting a virtual stranger into their home to do bodywork. Reddit user, SchopenhauersSon, asked me, “How would you advise a client who actually gets more anxious

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Prenatal massage as part of pregnancy self care

What is a Prenatal Massage?

Let’s face it, pregnancy wreaks havoc on a woman’s body. Hormonal changes, weight gain, and unusual pressure in the abdomen that can block blood supply to the legs are all part and parcel to having a baby. A prenatal massage

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