Kristin Kymer

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Giving the Gift of Health

Another shopping season has begun…and so has the stress! It’s always difficult buying for those you care about the most.  You want to give them something they’ll love, something they can benefit from, and something memorable. One gift that checks off all the boxes, and is especially appreciated at this time of year, is a […]

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Healthy Feet are Happy Feet

All of that circling around the mall, waiting in line, and standing for long hours takes a toll on the feet, especially during this busy time of the year. Our feet do so much for us every day, it’s time we take care of them.  Here are a few ways you can treat your feet: […]

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Five Reasons to Book your Massage Today

Ahhh – a massage! It feels so good, is therapeutic, and just the thought of getting one puts many of us into total relaxation mode.  Do you really need any other reason to book yours? Since it’s National Massage Therapy Awareness Week, we’ll give you five good ones. Relieve Stress, Reduce Depression and Anxiety, and […]

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The Benefits of Massage on Mental Health

With October being National Depression Awareness Month, it’s a great time to look at how we can take better control of our mental health. One way to do that is with routine massages.   Did you know that depression is the leading cause of disability in those 15 to 44 in the United States? According to […]

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Massage Myths – Contraindications

Contraindication is a long word with a simple meaning: a reason you shouldn’t receive a particular treatment, such as a massage. There are local contraindications—things like a small wound—that shouldn’t be massaged directly, but that don’t mean you can’t still get a perfectly good massage on other parts of your body. Then there are general […]

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NEW Cupping Therapy Services

Facial Rejuvenation Cupping Session – $65 45 minutes, Available with Brianna Facial Cupping is a very popular treatment in Europe, Russia and Asia and is found to be effective in reducing the appearance of wrinkles and giving a smooth texture to the skin. It is a non-invasive treatment that can minimize the effects of sun and […]

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Massage Cupping

Cupping is a technique using suction to pull blood and fluid that is stuck in the muscles to the surface layers of the skin to put it back into the bloodstream for processing. The newly oxygenated blood then flows back into the area to promote healing. Cupping originated in Asia thousands of years ago. Cupping […]

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The Reboot for your Mind and Body

Do you feel stretched in a hundred different directions?   Obligations, deadlines, appointments, meetings, work, housework, sports, everything. More often than not, it seems there aren’t enough hours in the day or days in the week for all that needs to be done. We’re on constant high alert. We’re always moving.   All this chaos […]

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6 Healthy Actions You Can Do At Work

May is Global Employee Health and Fitness Month, so we are going to talk about some ways to promote the benefits of a healthy lifestyle by giving you simple actions you can do anywhere… especially at work. Take the stairs. Pedometers, Fitbits, and various health tools track steps and daily mileage. One of the first […]

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How to give a fantastic massage

Everyone wants a massage, but sometimes making it in to see your favorite massage therapist (hi there!) just isn’t feasible. It’s in those unexpected and inconvenient moments that knowing how to give your partner a pretty great massage yourself can make the difference between a rotten day and a better one. But of course, this […]

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