Author: Dr. Kathy Gruver

Tales From The Trapeze

Share: Dr. Kathy Gruver talks more about her Tales From The Trapeze in her Luxe Beat Magazine audio clip. Since I am involved in natural health, people assume certain things about me. They assume I do yoga and meditate all day long. They assume I really really enjoy the music I play during my massages; they assume I’m vegetarian and that I don’t drink wine or swear. Those things could not be farther from the truth. I’m a practical carnivore, I meditate in my own way, I’m not a fan of yoga, I do drink wine and if you...

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Communication with Your Massage Therapist

Share: Communication With Your Massage Therapist Communication is defined as the science or practice of transmitting information. [1] But just as important as transmitting information is receiving and processing it. When working with people such as a massage therapist or natural health professional, clear communication, both verbal and non-verbal is key to getting the experience you are seeking.   Communication doesn’t start when you get on the table. Before you even meet the therapist you have an opportunity to implement clear communication skills. ~Check on price and the amount of time you get for that price. It might be advantageous...

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A Massage Sampler: Find the Right Rub for You

Share: The benefits of massage are numerous; improved circulation, stress reduction, greater range of motion, release of feel good hormones, prevention of muscle injury and it feels good. But how do you know which type of massage is right for you? It can be confusing to stand in front of a spa menu and know which is best for you. Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (www.abmp.com), a national massage organization, estimates there are over 200 different massage techniques practiced today. As a massage therapist with over two decades experience I’ve taken a look at some of the most popular...

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