Friday, October 26, 2012

The Effects of Massage on Infants

Why would a baby need massage? They just got here. They're not conscious of the world and all its stresses. So, what benefit would babies receive from massage? Research suggests that massage therapy is helpful in preterm infants.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

They Hold the Weight of the World

Human shoulders are very talented and do so much. And how do we thank them? By sling heavy bags on them, slouching, injure the rotator cuff, dislocate the shoulder, and so on. We need to treat our shoulders better, people!

Monday, October 22, 2012

A Great Weekend

I was finally able to join Mirlande Jean-Louis at Shecky's Girls Night Out on Saturday. The place was packed with beauty, jewelry, and hundreds of women ready to shop. Mirlande, along with Missy Martinez plucking eyebrows and Marie Lytle doing sports massage, was on the upper level.

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Do You Like Running?

Okay, maybe you don't really like running, but you like the way you feel after a running session. You like how strong your lungs feel, the sweat streaming out of every pore, or maybe just the accomplishment having been vigorously active for an extended period of time puts you on a 'high'. Whatever your reason is for running, you do it with a goal in mind.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

The Peroneals

Last night, I got home after walking around the city for three hours and the small area behind my ankle hurt as I brushed against my ankle while taking off my shoes. I didn't do anything very strenuous, I was just walking for a long time at a moderate pace. Then I realized that I was wearing a pair of really run down Chuck Taylors.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Hello, and welcome to Mirlande Massage!

It's a beautiful, sunny autumn day in New York City and there's a crisp coolness in the air. Pumpkin flavored everything is everywhere and it's the perfect weather for strolling in the park in warm jacket and a hot drink in your hands. You can feel the breeze cooling your skin as you breathe it in and let it fill your lungs.