Announcing a Temporary Suspension of Appointments

The decision about whether to continue seeing clients or have a suspension of appointments has been weighing heavily on me the last few days. The rapidly changing news, new information coming to light, and the changing of professional opinions — as well as my…

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.