What to Expect At Your First Massage

What to Expect At Your First Massage

Here’s a step-by-step of what you would experience getting a massage with us. This is a social experience unlike most in our society, and the sense of unknown can be a barrier for many people who would otherwise benefit from massage. I hope that this article will give you a sense of the experience. Please journey with me through the Rapha Healing Arts experience.

5 "Awkward" Things Your LMT Isn’t Fussed About

5 "Awkward" Things Your LMT Isn’t Fussed About

While I won’t speak for everyone in my profession, these are topics that come up on a weekly basis in my practice. Whether clients ask me as they head into the room or comment after their massage, these are the responses I share in those vulnerable moments. May any potential social anxiety that can precipitate massage therapy be eased, so that you can truly enjoy being in your body.

Authentic Boundaries

Authentic Boundaries

Read more for thoughts and encouragement about communicating boundaries from a place of authenticity. Crucial conversations are hard, but the way we speak and live from our bodies, hearts and minds can be positively transformative.

Why you SHOULD time your massage with your monthly cycle

Why you SHOULD time your massage with your monthly cycle

Read on to learn the how and why massage will benefit you physically and emotionally during your monthly menstrual cycle. Mary Everitt, LMT writes with love and research-based evidence that will support you through a mundane yet uniquely challenging rhythm of life.