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75 Minute Massage

In 2022, body positive, Business, Manchester, Massage, self care on August 30, 2022 at 3:12 PM

Now offering 75 minute sessions for both Swedish and Therapeutic Massage. When 60 minutes doesn’t feel long enough and 90 minutes is hard to carve out of your busy schedule …. give 75 minutes a try for that extra boost of relaxation.

BOOK YOUR MASSAGE SESSION NOW

How do you take care of you?

In Massage, self care on August 3, 2022 at 1:10 PM

Hello!

I can’t believe we are already in August. Summer months seem to fly by as an adult.

I hope you’ve been able to get out and enjoy. Despite being someone who’s always melted in the heat – I’ve been really proactive about enjoying the outdoors while we can …. swimming, walking/hiking, reading a book in the sun, getting my hands in some dirt, making art, and dinners on the deck … because spending time in nature really improves my mental health.  Outside of getting regular massage, any kind of outdoor movement seems to support me the best.

What helps you feel calmer or rejuvenated?

Hope to see you in my office soon. Until then, take care of you. ♥

BOOK YOUR NEXT MASSAGE HERE

Joyful Movement

In body positive, community, local artist, personal, self care on June 7, 2022 at 3:33 PM

I’m not much of a selfie person … but every once in a while I’ll throw one up so you know who you’re interacting with. I know when I’m making a decision on whether or not to do business with someone, I like to know something about who I’m supporting … especially with a profession like massage therapy.

This morning I started a Summer Training Camp. It’s a supportive online community with women of all body shapes and sizes where we’ll spend 12 weeks either prepping for anything from a 5K to a half marathon or doing a weight lifting program. I choose both 😳🏋️‍♀️🏃‍♀️. I’ll probably stick to walking … but the encouragement of the program may get me to run (ahem…slow jog) again. We’ll see.

Either way that’s not really the point. It’s about finding joyful movement…whatever that means to you…in whatever body you’re living in right now …without intent to change it – just to enjoy and care for it. :)

Anyways … they asked for us each to post a pic so we can get to know one another … and that’s why I even have a pic to share here…

Anyone local want to sign up too? They’re leaving it open for the rest of today. It would be fun to have in person community along with the online one. 😊 In fact I’ve been wanting to start a walking group for those of us who move SLOW for a while. I’d love to hear from you if you’re interested.

Massage Reviews

In 2022, Massage, meditation, reflexology, self care, Uncategorized on April 6, 2022 at 12:32 PM

These are
a handful of recent reviews
from massage clients.
It always fills me with a
sense of purpose to know
that an hour spent together
can shift the outcome of your day.
Holding safe space, being present,
creating a respite,
hoping you feel heard and
witnessed . . .
these are things I like to do.

You can schedule your next massage appointment by going to the MASSAGE tab and clicking the BOOK NOW button. See you soon! :)

Updates for 2022: Covid-19, Pricing, and Instagram

In 2022, body positive, Business, covid-19, CT, Manchester, Massage, reflexology, self care, studio on main, Uncategorized on January 6, 2022 at 12:38 PM

Happy New Year!

Crossing my fingers for a more easeful 2022, how about you?

This message is being sent to keep you updated on Covid policies and session pricing for 2022.

We’ve all experienced price increases across industries and I’ve noticed that many of my colleagues have upped their massage fees –  most to $90 an hour.

At this time I am choosing **NOT TO RAISE PRICES**. I don’t want a higher appointment rate to be a barrier to your wellness through massage.

Rather than raise prices, I am considering removing package discount pricing – however at this time you can still purchase two sessions at once to save 5%.

Photo by Anete Lusina on Pexels.com

COVID policies: 

Masks are again required throughout your session – no matter your vaccination status. All last-minute cancellation fees will be waived for the time being.  I urge you to please reschedule your time with me if you feel unwell in any way or have been knowingly exposed to anyone who has tested positive for the virus.

I continue to keep 30 minutes between clients so that the massage room can be cleaned and sanitized thoroughly. An air filter is run throughout your session, my hands are washed, hand sanitizer is used, a mask is worn, etc.  Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns.

My main priority is to continue to support your heath and well being and keep us all safe.

I look forward to working with you soon!
Be well,
Tania

P.S. I occasionally post self care videos over on INSTAGRAM, along with some of my art. If there is something you’d like to learn about – maybe reflexology points for different aches and pains – message me and look for the video over there. You can find me @TANIAPALERMOSTUDIOONMAIN



10% OFF GIFT CERTIFICATES FOR MASSAGE

In CT, gift certificate, Manchester, Massage, self care, Specials, Uncategorized on November 24, 2021 at 3:50 PM

Happy Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday … oh my!!

From today through December 1, 2021 Gift Certificates are 10% OFF and you can purchase them online, right from the comfort of your home. 🙂

We all know someone who has truly gone above and beyond over the past year.

Show them their hard work hasn’t gone unnoticed.

Massage is a wonderful way to express your gratitude and to make them feel appreciated this holiday season.

To show my appreciation for you, I’m offering gift certificates for 10% OFF  from now until December 1, 2021

It couldn’t be easier to purchase one of my gift certificates.

Simply click or tap the link below to head over to the Gift Certificates section of my website, then select the “Promotions” tab and choose the gift certificate of your choice.

TREAT YOUR LOVED ONES THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

Neck Massage

In CT, Indulge, Manchester, Massage, meditation, Refresh, self care, Uncategorized on October 20, 2021 at 2:37 PM

Did you know that the average head weighs around 11 pounds? That’s a lot to carry around and be supported by only 7 vertebrae on your neck. Regular therapeutic massage can help ease some of the tension and pain that is often held in the neck muscles . . . and it feels good. 🙂

Book your next session today.

Benefits of massage

In body positive, Massage, self care, Uncategorized on October 12, 2021 at 1:15 PM

Yes…all of these things and more! :)


I remember in massage school, when sometimes getting massage five times in a week – how “in my body” I was. So many of us live in our heads. Thinking. Planning. Worrying. Regular bodywork can really ground you. I know it’s been a good massage when my voice is lower after the session. It means I’ve gone deep, settled in and taken up more space IN my body.


What about you? What signifies a good therapeutic massage?


Book your next appointment today!

Massage ‘Lotto’

In Massage, self care, Specials on August 2, 2021 at 3:38 PM

Craving some downtime?

Follow me on Facebook and Instagram @taniapalermostudioonmain for a chance to win the ‘massage lotto’

One day a month I’ll post in one of those two places to announce the randomly selected day – and the first 4 people to respond and book their appointment will ‘win’.

What’s being offered? Four massage sessions at $1 a minute:

30 minutes for $30; 45 minutes for $45; 60 minutes for $60 and 90 minutes for $90.

You must book for the allocated day and must pay cash. You can only win once.

Leave a comment on the post to be one of the first four people to respond. If you can not come on the specified day your slot will go to the next person – so be sure to reply even if it looks like there are already winners.

Tell your friends and family to follow along too and give everyone a chance for some rest and rejuvenation. 🙂

Active Isolated Stretching

In Massage, self care, Uncategorized on January 28, 2021 at 5:19 PM

Quickly increase the range of movement in your neck by using a simple technique called Active Isolated Stretching. I’ll teach you two stretches in this video and give you an introduction to what A.I.S. is. By actively using our breath we increase blood flow to the tissues – and that means more oxygen and nutrients getting to the muscles. By specifically engaging one muscle group – the opposite is encouraged to relax – this is called reciprocal inhibition. And by holding each stretch for only 2 seconds we avoid engaging the stretch reflex. Try it out and let me know what results you achieve. As always I look forward to hearing from you. 🙂

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