Tag Archives: massage therapy

Massage in Vancouver: How Touch Can Boost the “Morality Molecule”

I think it’s safe to say that most of us feel good, not just physically, but mentally after receiving a massage, or even getting a hug. In this article from The Guardian, Paul Zak’s(also known as Dr. Love) research of the hormone oxytocin is explored and reveals how this particular hormone works to boost our […]

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Massage Therapy for an Immune Boost

Here’s an article which touts the immune boosting benefits of massage therapy which research has shown to help improve the immune function of HIV patients. So the next time you feel some sniffles coming on- perhaps a massage is in order.

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Massage Therapy for Runners

  I recently ran the Vancouver Sun Run for the first time- it was such a cool experience! I would highly recommend it if you haven’t tried it before. I would however suggest that you don’t do what I did. Amidst the adrenaline rush of running amongst 50 000 people, I got a bit caught […]

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Spa Treatments For Men

With Father’s Day fast approaching, I started to reflect on how the perception of men experiencing spa treatments has changed. Oddly enough, my introduction to skin care and massage therapy was through a man- my Dad!  I think he may have been an original metro-sexual.  Now, even that term seems tired and silly, as culturally […]

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