The Power of Relaxation Massage

The massage industry in an effort to separate itself from associations with the sex trade has become increasingly focused on aligning more strongly with a medical model. However, surveys and clinical experience show that most people still get massage primarily for relaxation. In this fascinating presentation, you’ll learn about the importance of relaxation massage for your clients. We’ll delve into the science of relaxation and find out from research the exact elements that make a massage extremely relaxing. The findings may surprise you.

Eli Bay
Eli Bay is recognized as a leading authority on stress control as he delivers his practical skill trainings and workshops in some of the world's largest and most discerning corporations, governments, hospitals and professional associations. Eli's practical approach is viewed as one of the most effective and accessible programs in the growing stress control field. The Globe and Mail newspaper refers to him as “Canada’s Stress Guru”. He has been in The Canadian Who’s Who since 1986. Two educational television series, "Well Being" and "Beyond Stress", introduced millions to a natural and easy-to-do compliment to medication for a wide range of medical and psychological issues caused by stress. They also present the importance of releasing stress as a proven way to enhance mental and physical health and well being, build resilience to pressure and strain, and emphasize the importance of controlled breathing to manage body-mind states.

Eric Brown

Eric Brown, known by many as the Grand Massage Poobah, has trained thousands of therapists at massage therapy colleges and through conference workshops. This noted massage business expert and founder of BodyworkBiz writes for massage journals internationally and is the author of the number one bestseller 60 Clients in 60 Days. He is a co-founder of World Massage Conference and Massage Therapy Radio. He has pioneered chair massage in Canada and has worked for a multitude of companies including IBM, Dell, Kelloggs, Levi Strauss, Amex, major hospitals, banks, law firms and financial institutions.


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