In part 1, I chronicled how I sort of fell in to massage school after a friend invited me to attend an open house at Educating Hands School of Massage. Never intending to make a career out of massage therapy, I thought massage school would be fun and that massage would be a nice way… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Connective Touch
I am a Board Certified Massage Therapist!
I am thrilled to announce that I have recently received the highest voluntary credential in the massage profession and can proudly display my certificate stating that I am Board Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. So what does that mean? When I first received notice that the powers that be in the massage industry were changing… Read more »
Sports Massage During the “Off-Season”
Around this time of year I often experience a strange phenomenon at the office that I will call the “Off-Season Lull,” characterized by the absence of many of my clients who are competitive runners, triathletes, golfers, etc. As the weather warms up they return much like Robins, the harbingers of Spring. When I inquire as… Read more »
Love what you do, do what you love!
The other day I had the pleasant opportunity to meet with an enterprising young man who, along with the help of his brother, aspires to revolutionize the way technology works for massage professionals. After a lengthy conversation about how I currently use technology in my practice for online scheduling, client/data management, payment processing, etc., and… Read more »
Massage Therapy vs The Common Cold
With the kids back in school and the cooler temperatures in the air, it’s hard not to think about Autumnal things like craft festivals, Halloween pumpkins and of course, the dreaded cold/flu season. People often ask if it is good to get a massage when you have a cold. There are many different theories about… Read more »
No pain, no gain?!
Throughout my personal experience I have had a love/hate relationship with the concept of “No pain, no gain!” As a kid I was a competitive gymnast and we had a quote on our gym wall from 1976 Japanese Olympic Gold medal gymnast Shun Fujimoto. He competed his last two events in the team competition with a broken patella, helping Japan… Read more »
February is such a great month. You’ve got Valentine’s Day, which I like to refer to as “Honey” Day but not for the reason you may think. I call it Honey Day to remind me to start taking my daily spoonful of local honey, so that my pollen allergies aren’t so bad come Spring. Perhaps… Read more »
All about the knots
Unlike my struggle to come up with a name for my new massage business, when it came time to decide on a logo I knew right away that I wanted a Celtic knot. Seems kind of counterintuitive right. After all, isn’t the idea to get rid of the knots? Allow me to explain… A few… Read more »
Introducing Connective Touch Therapeutic Massage
Welcome and thank you for visiting the Connective Touch Therapeutic Massage blog. I am Meaghan Maillet, a massage therapist and the owner of Connective Touch Therapeutic Massage. Through this blog, I hope to share information about myself, my journey as a massage therapist and business owner, and information about how therapeutic massage and bodywork may… Read more »