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Hooked thumb

Do you use your thumbs a lot when you massage someone? Don’t!! You can hurt the base of your thumbs easily if you depend on your thumbs to do all the work especially in open thumb position. Use a hooked thumb instead. You can use it to press the acupressure points, circle on knots, even […]

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Favorite places in Sedona

I finally took some time off and went back to beautiful Sedona last week. My elementary school friend suggested that we celebrate our 40th in Sedona. What a great idea. Although it was short, I got to visit my favorite places and found some more. First, I highly recommend Amara Resort. It’s located right in […]

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Law Of Attraction – Gift from Arizona

Do you believe in Law Of Attraction? I totally do. Yesterday, I was calculating how much money is needed for my upcoming trip to Sedona, Arizona – the healing capital of the world. I kept thinking “How can I make some money for this trip??” Then the phone rang. It was from a lady vacationing […]

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Couple’s Massage Do’s and Don’ts

Here are some Do’s and Don’ts that I believe should be applied when you give each other massage. Do’s: 1. Be specific – As a receiver, tell your partner if you want lighter/deeper pressure, faster/slower stroke, specific location (right/left/up/down), etc. Communication is the key when you give each other massage. Your feedback helps your partner […]

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Massage Oil

There was a TA in my massage class who was wearing gloves when she gave massage. She had to wear gloves because over the years of using massage oil, the oil glands of her hands stopped secreting oil. Since my hands didn’t have any problem with the oil I was using in class, I forgot […]

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