We had six amazing students graduate from Renaissance College last night. We are so proud of them and wish them success in their careers. Massage Therapy is one of the newest emerging professions according to statistics in the year 2013.…
Master hands-on massage therapy skills enabling you to work in a variety of health care settings including medical, chiropractic, spas and resorts. Learn valuable communication skills to assist you in changing the lives of your clients.
Classes to teach you ethics and an organized business plan for success enabling you to explore opportunities for employment and self-employment available in your new career. We offer a 900 hour ABHES accredited program to provide you with the foundation to create a successful and rewarding career as a massage therapist.…
Baby boomers the giant generation are turning 65+ at the rate of 10,000 per day. The growing senior population can provide a steady, specialized client base for massage therapists whether you are just beginning your career or if you are interested in learning a new specialty for your successful practice.
Gone are the days of “the elderly”; we can no longer use that term to apply to everyone older than 65. …
Note from the author: I found this article on Cranial Sacral Therapy and how it works. It is written by the author of the book: From My Hands and Heart: Achieving Health and Balance with Craniosacral Therapy, Kate McKinnon. The article is excellent and I just ordered the book from Amazon for $11.00.
I hope you enjoy the article.
by KATE MACKINNON
How craniosacral therapy works.
HAVE YOU NOTICED that people with the same diagnosis often have different symptoms, or respond differently to the same treatment?…
11 Categories of Stress
Stress can be placed in 11 categories — these categories should not be placed in any special order. Their effect on the individual is dependent upon factors such as age, gender and innate energy of that individual.
The Categories Are:
- Immunological reactions to drugs
- Strong emotions – death, divorce, loss of a job, etc.
- Malnutrition — poor diet &/or poor digestion
- Exposure to extremes – hot or cold
When stress goes beyond the elastic limits of the body it causes many problems.…
Renaissance Massage College is now offering classes to the general public . We want to connect with you and share information about the benefits of massage and to provide the Davis County community with classes in Self Care and how to support your family in leading a healthy lifestyle. We will be offering classes in a wide variety of topics so please check our calendar and blog regularly. Contact the school or the Instructor to learn the upcoming dates of various classes.…
April has been designated as National Cranial Sacral Awareness Month encouraging the public to learn more about the benefits of Cranial Sacral Massage Therapy.
Benefits of Cranio Sacral Massage Cranio Sacral Therapy releases restrictions and abnormal cranial bone motion around the brain, skull and face bones and spinal cord. This gentle method of detection and correction encourages your own natural healing mechanisms of your body to self-correct and free itself of pain, improve whole-body health and improve performance.…
Massage therapy is different from many other professions and vocations. This is a field where you must build a relationship of trust with your clients, be knowledgeable in a wide variety of modalities and have a strong understanding of anatomy and physiology. The day of the “fluff and buff” one hour Swedish massage are a thing of the past. Due to the Internet clients are now more familiar with their own health situations, are knowledgeable about the many choices available to them and have taken the reins of the who, what and why of their own health.…
Massage Therapists–Why Specialize?
Blog Post, February 1, 2013
Massage Therapists who specialize in more treatment modalities (kinds of massage) in addition to the traditional Swedish Massage open many doors to increasing their skills, raising income levels and being able to combine various modalities to benefit their clients.
Massage specialists are trained to administer specialized techniques which are designed to enhance the “physical well being” of their clients. “Physical well being” includes reduced stress and chronic tension. …
Ten Basic Essential Oils
Blog Post by Dennis Greenwood, LMT
We need to start with some basic essential oils on our journey to a more natural and healthy lifestyle. There are some oils you really cannot be without! They are the foundation of many aromatherapy experiences.
We are looking for therapeutic value and the ability to deal with a wide range of purposes, and of course………….great aromas! We also want them to be reasonably easy to obtain and understand.…