Massage Therapy

Should you not drink alcohol after a massage

Not before and not after (1-2hrs)Massage increases circulation, so drinking before would increase circulation of alcohol through body, but at the same time it relaxed the mind and body, which can make you feel dizzy and very sick.Drinking after a massage will just make you feel more tired and “off”, putting more toxins in body while massage decreases them.Drink on …


How was massage effected during the age of enlightenment

It was effected quite significantly in respect to our practice today. The most major change was one championed by Renee Descartes who wanted to use cadavers for examination. The church was against this, so an inquiry was made. At the trial, Descartes managed to convince the church that the body and mind (spirit) are not the same thing, and so …

Describe three things you as a massage therapist can do when a client is attracted to you and they schedule a session every week and you are starting to have more emotional feelings for them

1. Do not act on your feelings. Keep it professional and do your job the best you can. 2. Refer them to another therapist. 3. Tell them. Explain how professional ethics warn against turning a professional relationship into a personal one. And if they still want to pursue that and you are considering it too, then end the professional relationship, …