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Troy and Detroit Experiences that Make Great Gifts

Happy Holidays! Or are you a Grinch because you hate buying gifts? It’s that time of year again, where you mercilessly bang your head against a wall trying to think of the perfect gift for that oh so special someone in your life, and you know that the days of robes and new pajamas are […]

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Meet Your Fearless Leader

Rebecca Tamm is the one behind the curtain at Michigan Massage and Wellness, pulling the strings, posting to social media, running the show and doing her best to keep things flowing. What made you decide to pursue a career in massage therapy? It was purely by chance. I was working for an automotive magazine when […]

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Healthy Hips: A Yoga Tune Up® Workshop

How do your hips feel? Do you spend a good portion of your day sitting? Only to stand up and start walking and feel pain shooting down your legs? Or are your hips so sticky that it feels like someone has actually glued them down? You may be smart and use a standing work station […]

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Results (not) guaranteed

Do you remember back in the day when infomercials would grace the television promising results? “Get abs in 30 days or your money back!” or “Shred up to 10 pounds in your first 10 days, guaranteed!” I mean, back when I was first getting started doing massage therapy I took a course on how to […]

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Pain Management with the Dolphin MPS

You guys. My class I took last weekend. Intro to pain management and scar therapy using the Dolphin MPS. Yes, that’s a mouthful, but let me try and break it down for you because even I had trouble understanding exactly what I was getting myself into when I signed up for the class, but here […]

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The Cost of a Massage

Once in a while, it doesn’t happen too often but it does happen, we get a phone call from someone asking what we charge for a massage, and we give them our rates. Sometimes they go ahead and book an appointment, but once in a while we are met with some resistance…. “Oh. That’s expensive” […]

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Massage Etiquette

What is proper massage etiquette? There seems to be a lot of unspoken etiquette involved when receiving a massage. For those who’ve had numerous massages, this may be well understood. However, for those who haven’t received massage regularly, you may feel a bit intimidated or overwhelmed by all the questions running through your head about […]

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Therapeutic Massage

Therapeutic Massage Really, when you think about it, there are dozens and dozens, if not hundreds and hundreds types of massage. Therapeutic massage, deep tissue, Swedish, hot stone, reflexology, shiatsu, ashiatsu, sports, orthopedic, lomi lomi….the list goes on and on. Here at Michigan Massage and Wellness our ‘standard’ massage can best be described as a therapeutic massage. […]

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Massage and Pizza

I’m sure you are looking at this title thinking “what? Why is she talking about massage and pizza? What does massage have to do with pizza? What does pizza have to do with massage?” Let me back up here. I am in a coaching community with the lovely women of Spapreneur and Ramona ever so […]

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What’s new at Michigan Massage and Wellness

Happy September everyone! I don’t know about you but I can’t believe that summer is quickly coming to an end here in Michigan (although with it still being 90 degrees, I don’t think anyone wants the table warmer on when they come to Michigan Massage and Wellness for their massage!) We’ve had a pretty busy […]

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