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Massage School

If you want to be a massage therapist, you have to know what you wish to learn at a massage school. There are many massage techniques that are used around the world today, and it can be quite difficult for you to decide which one is most suitable for you.

However, once you join a massage school, you can start experimenting with different techniques and find out which one you wish to specialize in. Generally, a good massage school will teach all popular forms of massage therapy, including, sports massage, acupressure, reflexology, deep tissue massage and others.

Sports massage is usually performed on athletes to relax their muscles and help them maintain a healthy body. This method is somewhat similar to Swedish massage, but it involves other touch techniques, such as pressure point, cross-fiber friction, hydrotherapy, compression and other methods. Sports massage is particularly effective for athletes because it also helps prevent injuries.

Acupressure was invented and used by the Chinese since centuries ago. It has been proven effective in maintaining and improving the healing properties of the human body. Acupressure works to relieve the body of tension, allowing energy to flow freely to achieve balance. This form of therapy has been used to cure many kinds of illnesses.

Reflexology is developed according to the belief that certain organs within the human body are linked to the reflex zones at the sole of the feet. By stimulating specific areas of the foot, the organs that are connected to these areas will become healthier. Reflexology can also be applied to the face, hands and other parts of the body.

Truly, you will never know which massage technique is best for you until you try it. There are many forms of massage therapy that you can explore at a massage school, and with patience and determination, you will surely find one that suits you.

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