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Massage Therapy: Let a Masseur Combat Your Stress

Today’s modern world makes it hard to find time to slow down and relax. Work and personal obligations require a lot of energy and attention, making it difficult to take a rejuvenating vacation or even a long weekend with nothing on the schedule. Fortunately, all you need is an hour once a week or even once a month to find your zen. Learn more about why you should incorporate massage therapy into your health and wellness routine.

  1. Relieve mental tension: Stress doesn’t just affect you mentally. It can also have a physical reaction that can cause headaches and body aches. Massage therapy can help the body overcome numerous stress-related aches and pains.

  2. Feel happier: Massage can improve your mood almost instantly. It can put you in the right frame of mind to tackle big projects, personal relationships, or even just help you keep your cool during rush hour traffic.

  3. Better focus: Do you find it difficult to complete tasks? Stress affects the brain’s ability to make decisions and concentrate. Massage therapy releases stress and makes it easier to focus on what you need to get done each day.

  4. Healthier heart: Stress doesn’t do your cardiovascular health any good. By unwinding and slowing down for a massage once or twice a month, you can lower your blood pressure and your heart rate.

Are you interested in learning more about massage therapy as a career? This rewarding career path helps you bring peace and calm to others. At Hollywood Institute of Beauty Careers, our 60-hour massage therapy program qualifies graduates to work in health care facilities, spa settings, and even as an individual practitioner. In this program, you’ll learn numerous massage techniques including Swedish and sports massage. As a graduate of Hollywood Institute of Beauty Careers, you’ll graduate with in-demand skills and enjoy numerous opportunities for employment in the health and wellness industry. To learn more about our massage therapy program, visit us online at

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