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Chair Massages

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Have you ever sat in your chair at work and wished there was someone there to just give you a massage…well stop wishing, Renaissance College Massage Program can do that! Chair massages are a great idea for bachelorette parties, pampering parties, teacher appreciation parties, a treat to employees, or other events you would like to include a massage at. Contact us today to schedule a chair massage event! cranial head shot

Meditation Benefits Children

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September 1, 2013   Blog Post.  I was so excited to read about the benefits of meditation with children being an avid fan of medication and having used meditation in my own classroom as a time to center into the days’ work, to prepare toest anxiety and I saw first hand the calming benefits when a child just sat quietly for a few minutes breathing to calm down.  I didn’t want you to have to wait until next week to get this post so you get the bonus of two in one week. …

September Blogs to feature articles about children

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Blog Post 9/1/2013   With School back in session after this weekend, we will be focusing our blogs on Children.  This article comes straight from ABMP and is used with permission.  Please enjoy!

 the ClassroomSmiling boy lying on the massage table
Bullying, aggression diminish with student-to-student interaction
By Rebecca Jones
Originally published in Body Sense magazine, Autumn 2011. Copyright 2011. Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals. All rights reserved.

In the quiet of a school-day afternoon, Johnny gives his classmate a “bear walk,” with a “cat grip” thrown in for good measure.

Got A Headache? Try Trigger Point Massage

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Blog Post Aug 27, 2013
Got a headache?  Try Trigger Point Massage
A Trigger Point is a hypersensitive spot in a muscle that when stimulated, produces pain that is referred in a predictable pattern usually away from the Trigger Point.
Trigger Point is often used when a client has been in an accident –automobile, fall, stress strain from lifting and many others.  Trigger Point is used to treat other kinds of headaches as well-migraines, cluster.…

Self Care for Massage Therapists

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Blog Post August 20, 2013
Self-care for You!

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Listed below are some ideas for avoiding burnout.  Remember that it takes less time and money to avoid burnout than it does to recover from it.

•    Walk your talk; receive the work that you promote to others.  Do this on a regular basis.  One rule of thumb is to never leave a bodywork session without knowing when your next one will be.…

NEW! Medical Massage Program starts September 21

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Our new Medical Massage Program starts Saturday September 21 beginning at 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.   Below is valuable information regarding the program.  Please call 801-292-8515 today to save your seat.   Thank you.

Medical students and professor with skeletonMedical Massage: What is it and how do you advance your career by working with the medical profession?

Physicians are now making changes in the treatment of their patients with the use of Medical Massage Therapy.  Keep reading to learn how you can expand your practice to include this new opportunity to work directly with physicians and in medical settings.…

Massage School at Age 56 (Wife and I)

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Blog Post July 15, 2013

Brad Hurst is one of our students at Renaissance Massage College.  Last week I posted his wife’s story-Linda Hurst.  Brad and Linda are on this journey together.  It is a privilege to have them at Renaissance.  


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Our First Student Blog Post of the Week.  Students were given an assignment in “Succeeding in the Massage Business in a 21st Century World” and this is one of the posts we will be adding in the next several days.  Thank you, Linda for your insight and perspective.

Mid-life Crisis Meets Massage TherapyMedical students and professor with skeleton
Blog Post,  July 7, 2013
The last child has moved out and life has suddenly gone very still. …


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Esalen Massage Blog Post June 26, 2013

The sound of the waves provides a soothing background for any massage session at Esalen Institute, Big Sur, California. This sound, coupled with the cliffside natural hot springs and the educational community dedicated to explore the “far reaches of human potentiality”, inspires a unique approach to bodywork known worldwide as Esalen® Massage.

The ocean provides a slow-moving rhythm very much akin to the internal rhythms of the body.…


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Blog Post  June 1, 2013
These are some of the things our students are saying about their instructors at Renaissance Massage College.  Come check us out!  Next Term starts August 5, 2013. Call 801-292-8515 to meet with our enrollment director today!

Our Student’s are Saying!
Any school is only as good as its Instructors and an Renaissance Massage College we have the best instructors.
Our students are telling us the following great comments about our instructors.…