Five Helpful Anatomy Apps for Massage Therapists (and Students)

Whether you are just starting as a massage student are are already a therapist, there is no reason to be overwhelmed by anatomy. Why? Because technology affords today's bodyworkers so many mobile resources. Here are some of our favorite anatomy apps for massage therapists and students, alike! Learn Muscles: Anatomy Quiz and Reference by RealBodywork This app is a reference, testing and ed...
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Massage & Art Appreciation Week

What is your interpretation of Massage and Art? That is what we asked our students, faculty and staff January 18-25, 2010, during our Art Appreciation Week. Thank you to all of you who participated. Next month we will be having Heritage Week. Art Appreciation Week was a part of our effort to build TLCschool culture.
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Facebook Fan Page: Wonder-Wall

Over the weekend, Lauterstein-Conway Massage School Facebook page added several fans, which resulted in a spike in wonderful wall posts. Thank you and welcome to those of you who became fans and added content to our page via your wall posts. We'd love to continue to grow our online community, so please encourage your massage-loving friends and family to become fans, too! (Don't forget if you...
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Anatomy Review: Pregnancy Massage and the Migration of Fascia

Did you know it is basically a law of structure that under compression fascia will "migrate" laterally? Think of pressing down on a beach ball. The more you press, the further out each of its color segments would get. This is exactly what happens to the pregnant woman under the compression of the extra weight carried during pregnancy. The muscles and fascia under compression particularly in the...
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Self Care for Massage Therapists

by Gretchen Cole, LMT, MTI and Massage Instructor The Spiritual Warrior Retreats. When thinking about self-care and the need for our own nurturing, a quote from Lao Tzu comes to mind, "Timely retreat is the mark of the spiritual warrior." I use it often to remind myself and my massage students of the need for "timely retreat" when life gets us running a bit ragged.  In assessing self-care need...
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