Research suggests that symptoms of stress, anxiety and depression may be positively affected with massage therapy. Studies shows massage may help: Reduce trait anxiety and depression with a course of care providing benefits similar in magnitude to those of psychotherapy. Increase neurotransmitters associated with lowering anxiety and decrease hormones associated with increasing anxiety. Significantly decrease heart rate, … Continue reading Massage Therapy & Mental Health
Treat yourself during the AMTA's 20th celebration of Massage Therapy Week, October 23-29. This week is designed to raise public awareness of the benefits of therapeutic massage and encourage Americans to seek massage therapy for stress relief, pain management and general health.
I have been given a wonderful opportunity to help women victimized by sexual abuse at the YWCA of McLean County. I will be able to volunteer my services of bodywork and Reiki to help them reduce stress and anxiety and regain a sense of normalacy with their life again. Here is a brief description … Continue reading Helping Sexual Abuse Victims at the YWCA
Reflexology is primarily used for relaxing tension. Physicians agree that over 75% of our health problems can be linked to nervous stress and tension. Reflexology improves nerve and blood supply, and helps to balance the body.