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Your Essential Guide to Massage Therapy

Find out the history of massage, different types of massage, benefits and uses, how does it work, and what a typical treatment is like.

Massage - 10 Popular Massage Styles
Get the scoop on 10 popular styles of massage.

Embarassing Massage Questions
Do you have a question about massage that you're afraid to ask? Do you tip? Are you supposed to get naked? Here are the answers to 10 embarrassing massage questions.

What is Thai Massage?
What is Thai massage? How does it work? What is a typical therapy like?

What is Massage Therapy?
What is massage therapy? How does it work? What can you expect during a treatment?

What is Shiatsu?
Learn about shiatsu, often called finger pressure massage.

What is Deep Tissue Massage?
What is deep tissue massage? How is it different from other types of massage? Is it just regular massage, only with deeper pressure?

Aromatherapy Massage
Thinking of getting an aromatherapy massage but want to know what it'll be like?

What is Hot Stone Massage?
What is a hot stone massage? What are the stones like? How much does it cost?

Pregnancy Massage
What is pregnancy massage like? How is it different from regular massage?

Thai Massage Photo Gallery
Check out our photo gallery to see various Thai massage movements.

Essential Oil Blend for Muscles
How to make a blend of essential oils to apply to sore muscles.

Relaxing Essential Oil Blend
Find out how to blend essential oils that have a relaxing effect. Use the blend in massage oil or add it to an aromatherapy diffuser.

Make An Energizing Aromatherapy Blend
Learn how to make an aromatherapy blend that may boost energy.

Buying a Massage Video
A reader asks for massage video recommendations.

What Should I Look for in a Massage Chair?
A reader asks, "My wife and I have been thinking of getting a massage chair but don't know where to look or what to look for." Find out what to look for when buying a massage chair.

Which Massage Oil is Best?
There are many different types of massage oils available. Here are 5 great massage oils that can be used alone or in combination.

Where Can I Find a Good Massage Video?
A reader asks for massage video recommendations.

Massage for Neck and Back Pain?
My Husband and some of my friends are postal carriers and they are always saying that their backs, shoulders, and necks hurt. What type of massage should they get?

Thai Massage - Plough Pose
See a photo of the plough pose.

Thai Massage - Spinal Lying Pose
See a photo of the spinal lying pose in Thai massage.

Thai Massage - Back Press Pose
See a photo of the back press pose in Thai Massage.

Thai Massage - Fish Pose
See a photo of the fish pose in Thai massage.

Thai Massage - Shoulder Stand
See a photo of the shoulder stand pose in Thai massage.

Thai Massage - Spinal Twist Pose
See a photo of the spinal twist in Thai massage.

Thai Massage - Butterfly Pose
See a photo of the butterfly pose in Thai massage.

Thai Massage - King Cobra
See a photo of the king cobra pose in Thai massage.

Thai Massage - Half Locust
See a photo of the half locust in Thai massage.

Thai Massage - Bridge Pose
See a photo of the bridge pose in Thai massage.

Thai Massage - Cobra Pose
See a photo of the cobra pose in Thai massage.

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