The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
, a government organization that is part of The National
Institutes for Health describes massage as dating back
ďthousands of years.Ē
Thatís probably one
of the reasons that a good
massage therapist seems to be able reach
into the heart of whatís ailing you, find that primal area
thatís hurting, and bring peace to your being.
While there are
many different types of massage Ė Swedish, Sports, Aromatherapy,
Hot Stone, Deep Tissue, Shiatsu, and Thai being the most common
Ė a good massage therapist will most likely use a combination of
techniques that will advance your healthy lifestyle.
For many clients,
just pure relaxation is the goal. They walk in loaded with
stress and tension; they walk out floating on air. What
happened in between? The massage therapist found the tension
points and released that tension. Iíve personally found myself
bursting into tears just by having a Class A therapist just
gently move my arm.
Itís not because
that arm was sore and the soreness went away nor because it had
a pulled muscle and relief appeared.
What happened was
that some deep and painful emotion was buried there and Paula at
Orlando Massage and Colonics intuitively knew
to find something there, gently release it, and provide a
profound sense of relaxation by doing that.
Itís much like the
old electrician joke where an electrician asked about the $85
charged for connecting a couple of wires said ďconnecting the
two wires only costs $5. Knowing which two wires to connect
Thatís why picking
a good massage therapist is more than just picking someone who
knows the body, knows Swedish and Deep Tissue massage, and has a
license. Itís about picking someone that is able to work with
your energy field Ė mitigating or removing that which is
hindering you and giving you positive energy to build you up.
Thatís the kind of
massage therapist you want to find and hold on to.