"Thanks, Barry. It's really cool that you have come up with your own technique for massage. I hope to really develop my skills to the point where I can vary techniques to best suit particular clients."
"Chip, I use a modality that I have developed that I call STAR Tech (Soft Tissue Active Recovery Technique). STAR Tech is a combination of massage and active stretching. I use it extensively in my practice and often get fast results. Not only does it…"
Now that I've been in massage therapy school for 1.5 semesters, I'm starting to learn some new modalities. I have done general relaxation, sports massage, myofascial release, muscle energy techniques, trigger point therapy, aromatherapy, and some lomi-lomi. I want to start learning other modalities and then focus in on the ones I really enjoy. Right now, ayurveda is interesting to me. What modalities do your massage therapists use? What are your favorite approaches to massage?See More
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