Winter 2019

Thursday December 5th, 12th, 19th. Support your local community businesses this holiday season. Select stores along Kingston Road will be open until 9 PM during Festive Shopping nights in December.Active Healing Centre is participating in the Kingston Road Raccoon Run. …

Types of Sports Massage

Just a follow up on a previous post, about sports massage. Types of Sports Massage: Pre-Event: Warms up muscles and tendons through the use of invigorating techniques in preparation for intensive use. Used immediately prior to starting the event, pre-event work also gives athletes the chance to prepare mentally for …

Relaxing Massage

How does a nice relaxing massage sound right about now, or today, perhaps tomorrow, next week, next month… It’s the kind of statement that makes you stop and think, especially when you’re stressed out or full of anxiety. Just saying the word, “Massage” exudes a certain calmness that you can’t get anywhere else. …

Massage Therapy

We (our profession), have been discovered! There was a great article in January/February 2019 edition of The Costco Connection on Massage Therapy, which gave a good overview on the benefits of massage that didn’t downplay our contributions to health care. The opening line: Many people consider massages a luxury. …

Epsom Salts Bath

Epsom salts baths are recommended by massage therapists within 24-hours after a massage, but they don’t specify how it can help and what it can do. Here is a short list of the benefits and uses of this salt: eases stress and relaxes the body, relieves pain and muscle cramps, curing skin problems, soothing back pain and …