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Around the World: Massage Origins

Posted on: October 11th, 2017 by Elysiann Bishop

Around the WorldWho doesn’t love a good massage? It’s a relaxing and therapeutic practice that has been popular globally for centuries. Many of the techniques we enjoy today have ancient roots in Asia, with some of the earliest recorded information about massage dating to China in 2,700 BCE. In more modern times, the Western world has contributed to the evolution of massage with differing styles. Take a look at just a few popular massage methods, their geographic origins, and a bit about them: (more…)

Massage & Your Skin: 4 Anti-Aging Benefits

Posted on: October 3rd, 2014 by Elysiann Bishop

Massage and YouWho doesn’t love a rejuvenating, stress releasing massage? Now, you have the perfect reason to book an appointment this fall! It turns out that the benefits of massage extend to my favorite topic – beautiful, more youthful skin. While facial massage is a specialized field of practice, even general body massage can offer powerful anti-aging skincare benefits. Here are 4 benefits of massage that can have a positive effect on your skin:

Reduces Cortisol Production
Cortisol is the hormone that your body produces when under stress, and studies have shown a direct correlation between elevated (more…)