Announcing a Temporary Suspension of Appointments

UPDATE 4/3/2020: The Governor has ordered all non-essential businesses closed, and issued a stay at home order for the month of April. As a result, my office will continue to remain closed until the end of April. I am working my way through my…

Massage & COVID-19

UPDATE 4/3/2020: This post was originally written on 3/12/2020, before COVID-19 had really even gotten a foothold in Maine. At a later date it’ll be updated to reflect general sanitation practices. At this time, my office is closed at least until the end of…

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.