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Calf Stretches

This 2 minute and 11 second clip will demonstrate 2 primary stretches for gastrocnemius; one position on the table and the other leg raised up with the knee locked. The higher you raise the leg the deeper the stretch will be so adjust the leg hight and the pressure to the comfort of your client.      

Calf Stretches Intro from SpiriPhysical on Vimeo.

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Safety in Stone Massage

Stone massage as we know it today has gone through many changes as its popularity has grown, from spa sessions to injury treatments. Today, massage therapists have many choices in stone work education. There are almost as many stone work classes as there are modalities in massage. They range from home study classes to several day workshops, from Reiki with stones to deep tissue. [···]

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It’s Not About the Destination ~ It’s About the Journey

We all have motivating factors that have pointed us into the direction of Massage Therapy.

What were yours? We come from a wide range of influences:

  • Were you a client or patient of massage and it helped you heal?
  • Did you have a job in the health and wellness field and it was a progression for you?
  • Did you have a high pressure job and needed a change?
  • Were you retrained from a previous career?

There are numerous possibilities of scenarios; no matter your reasons, we all felt a desire to help others. For me, it was a transition from being an athlete and personal trainer and at that time the best trainers I knew were LMT’s. [···]

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