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Tips for Massage Therapist Self Care

When your career involves taking care of your clients’ physical needs and helping them to live healthier, more holistic lives, do you pay attention to taking care of your self too?   Students at Cohutta Healing Arts Institute not only learn about the best massage techniques to serve their clients – self care and body mechanics are an important part of the curriculum too.  Learning how to properly use your body in the line of work helps to ensure a long, rewarding professional life, without injury or burnout.

Massage Magazine has some great tips to take quick, self care breaks during the day.

chair_yoga_pose_croppedChair yoga modifies the yoga practice by using a chair (or your massage table) for support while sitting or standing, allowing you to do yoga right in your workplace. This form of yoga helps increase energy and strength; improve concentration and flexibility; restore balance and a sense of peace; and relieve aches, pains and potential repetitive stress.

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