Massage & COVID-19

I’ve been chatting with my massage clients in recent days about concerns around both the influenza virus and COVID-19. I’m always concerned and careful about sharing germs, particularly in flu season. I see clients of varying ages and health levels and I want to…

What is Tricia’s Massage Style?

If you haven’t been in to Birch Tree Wellness for a massage yet, maybe you’re wondering if my massage style is right for you. Here’s a little bit of information about how I approach each massage. What Do You Need in a Massage? The…

Does Massage Equal Sleep?

Does Massage Equal 8 Hours of Sleep? There are stages of sleep that you’re not going to get from a massage. Even if you fall asleep on the table, you aren’t going to reach all these stages during a massage.

How Often Should I Get a Massage?

For most people, three things factor into planning your massages: your life, your goals for massage, and your budget.

The Secret to a Great Massage

Wanna know the secret to a great massage? The secret to a great massage is pretty complicated… Are you ready? Do absolutely nothing. That’s right. Don’t. Move. A. Muscle. Think limp dishrag. Wet noodle. Just… hang loose. Okay. Granted, there are times when you…