The Secret to a Great Massage

Wanna know what you can do to get the most out of your massage? It’s pretty complicated… Are you ready? 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 have…

Those Knotty Muscles: Levator Scapula

Along with raising your shoulders, the levator scapula contributes to your ability to flex your head towards your shoulder, as well as rotating your head from left to right. This means that quite often that “crick in your neck” that makes it hard to turn your head, is probably the result of an angry levator scapula.

Those Knotty Muscles: The Trapezius

Named for it’s trapezoid shape, the trapezius covers a large portion of your back and shoulders and is the muscle you can pretty easily feel right below the surface of the skin at your upper shoulders.