New rules promise to give Alaska massage therapy a workover

Now, massage therapists are the ones getting a workover...of Alaska is requiring all practicing massage therapists to get a license. It's part...The bill created the state Board of Massage Therapists, which has been working on...
Luxury birthing clinics spur cesarean 'epidemic' in Brazil

...because they allow for weekend visits by friends and family.Ostensibly aimed at bolstering new mom's self-esteem, Shiatsu massages, mani-pedis and makeovers to prepare fatigued new mothers for their close-ups are included in the standard package at...
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Pets of the week: Loving, laid-back cats seek caring owners to cuddle with

Joyce believes that curling up in a lap and getting head massages is the best thing that has ever happened to her. This loving 5-year-old cat adores attention like no other and fits perfectly...
Pets of the week: Gentle cat, energetic young lab seek homes

...Charles is a very gentle 2-year-old social butterfly who loves everyone. This big boy likes to be pampered with back and toe massages while lazing about with his buds. Do you have extreme amounts of energy and love the outdoors? Maybe you've been looking...
Niche spa treatments growing in number

...job. The change pushed her to go into massage and bodywork full-time. Since opening...aspect of her business's name. While a massage or a sauna isn't hard to find in town...between a busy day and one of Waller's massages. Waller works frequently with Emily Kane...
Gimme a Smile: Fear and illusion: A trip to the airport merely an illusion.Then there's the illusion that you're not being observed as you luxuriate in the coin-operated massage chair. For the record, you are.Sleep is a major illusion on long flights. Close your eyes, lean your seat back, and...
Astronomer resigns over sexual harassment

...Technology, said her former professor talked to her about his sexual experiences as a young man and tried to give her a neck massage one time as she was getting out of his car.She told The Times she was afraid to confront Marcy or file a complaint because...
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Spiking season underway for adult volleyball teams

...3-7 Women's Division 2:K&L Distributors 9-1First National Bank 9-1Doug's Auto Body 8-2Fireweeed Chiropractic & Massage 7-3Sugar and Spike 6-4Glacier Pediatrics 5-5GRUMPY'S 4-6Spiked Punch 4-6Alaska Fudge Co. 4-6Bumpin Uglies 3-7Admiralty...
California massage institute to hold lymph drainage training

JUNEAU - California Institute of Massage & Spa Services will hold lymph drainage training sessions for massage therapists starting Nov. 14 at the Eagle...Moody French will teach lymphatic drainage massage. Classes are open to massage therapists...
Southeast Medical Clinic booming in massage therapy

Southeast Medical Clinic's massage therapy department has boomed since...Catherine Peimann, started the massage therapy division in January of 2007...Peimann found herself giving many massage referrals and decided to investigate...


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