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Archive for May 2016

Basic Yoga Poses

Yoga helps us find peace within ourselves. American spiritual teacher and activist, Peace Pilgrim, said that when we find peace within ourselves we can easily live in peace and harmony with others. The mindfulness that is a part of the practice of yoga helps us stay in and appreciate the present moment. Basic yoga poses,…

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Embarrassing Massage Moments

Massage therapy involves being touched by, in many cases, a stranger, often of the opposite gender. This can have surprising effects on some people. Then, if you add in all the things that can happen when our bodies relax during a massage and there can be many embarrassing moments for recipients of a massage. How…

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Thinking about Getting a Thai Massage?

There are many different types of massages. One of the lesser known types is the Thai massage, also called the Thai Yoga massage. It is so named because it is part massage and part yoga, and has also been defined as doing yoga with all the work removed. Thai massage is an ancient system of…

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The Benefits of a Deep Tissue Massage

A deep tissue massage differs from a regular massage in that its emphasis goes beyond mere relaxation and attempts to realign deeper layers of muscles. Deep tissue massage addresses chronic pain, muscles in spasm, stiff neck, pain in the lower back, tightness of leg muscle, and shoulder soreness. What deep tissue massage does Deep tissue…

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