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The Best Carrier Oils to Use in Massage Therapy, Part II

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Here are the rest of the recommended carrier oils for massage therapy in addition to Sweet Almond Oil and Apricot Kernel Oil: 3. Grapeseed Oil has major Essential Fatty Acids in it along with astringent properties. Its satiny afterglow is due to its thin viscosity. With a comparatively short shelf life, it is great for skin…

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Types of Essential Oils Used in Massage Therapy

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The type of essential oil that is used in massage therapy is very individual for each client’s needs. There are oils for relaxation, muscle pain, anxiety, and many other conditions that affect us on a regular basis. Most massage therapists use essential oils that promote wither relaxation or detoxification. Essential oils for relaxation during a…

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Getting to Know Your Massage Therapist

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Most people who opt for a career in massage therapy do so because they want a career that allows them to offer a meaningful service to people that has a hands-on approach to it. Massage therapy offers an opportunity for people to enter into a profession that allows them to express caring and concern for…

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The Use of Yoga Props to Help with Asanas

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Paraphrasing a quote about yoga whose author is unknown, “Blessed be the flexible, for never shall they be bent out of shape.” Attaining that flexibility is often easier with the use of yoga props. Why yoga practitioners use yoga props Yoga props are objects that help yoga practitioners strengthen, stretch, or balance the body as…

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Rearranging Ideas about Yoga

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What yoga is, does, and represents is sometimes open to controversy. B. K. S. Iyangar, founder of one of the popular versions of Hatha Yoga, said of yoga that it is a light that once turned on will never grow faint. Misconceptions about Yoga Yoga’s detractors believe in several misconceptions about yoga that keep them…

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Getting to Know Your Massage Therapist

Most people who opt for a career in massage therapy do so because they want a career that allows them to offer a meaningful service to people that has a hands-on approach to it. Massage therapy offers an opportunity for people to enter into a profession that allows them to express caring and concern for…

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Rearranging Ideas about Yoga

What yoga is, does, and represents is sometimes open to controversy. B. K. S. Iyangar, founder of one of the popular versions of Hatha Yoga, said of yoga that it is a light that once turned on will never grow faint. Misconceptions about Yoga Yoga’s detractors believe in several misconceptions about yoga that keep them…

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