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Opening soon . . .

In Business, covid-19, Massage, self care, Uncategorized on June 12, 2020 at 11:56 AM

Hello Massage Clients & Friends,

A quick note to keep you updated on what’s happening.

The state of CT has included Massage Therapy in Phase 2 of the Reopen CT plan. This would allow me to begin sessions again as soon as June 17, 2020However – there are new guidelines and rules we have to follow – and as of today, I do not have all of the required tools in place in order to self certify and reopen. As many things are on back order, this is out of my control – but I am working to acquire all that is necessary ASAP and will send out a final email with a specific date as soon as I can.

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A heads up that one of the requirements to open is that you will have to wear a mask or cloth face covering protecting your mouth and nose the ENTIRE time you are with me – including throughout your whole massage – even when you are face down on the table. I will not be allowed to touch any area on your face that is covered. I’d love your feedback to know if you will still receive massage while we have to follow that mandatory rule? Or will you wait until the restrictions are loosened? Are you feeling safe to come back for a massage at this time?

Thank you for your patience and understanding these past few months. I do look forward to seeing you again soon!

Be well,
Tania

MAY YOU BE WELL

In Massage, self care, Uncategorized on March 13, 2020 at 1:57 PM

To the community of Massage Therapy clients at Tania Palermo Studio on Main:

During this time it continues to be valuable to find ways to reduce stress, calm your nervous system and boost the immune system – and regular therapeutic massage can help you achieve these goals.

I want to assure you that the health and sanitation practices we are all being asked to follow now, have been set in place in my office always, and will continue to be followed diligently. This includes things like washing and sanitizing sheets; blankets; towels; face cradle covers; etc.  Disinfecting surfaces you or I may touch like door handles; tables; stools, etc. I have always, and will continue, to wash my hands and use hand sanitizer both before and after your massage session – and ask that you do the same.

For your part:  please reschedule your session if you are feeling unwell. Come to your massage mindful of your own wellness and cleanliness, wash or sanitize your hands before and after our time together, refrain from touching your face, use a Kleenex if you need to cough or sneeze, etc., and drink more water after your massage to keep tissues well hydrated and functioning with ease.

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Along with continuing to receive therapeutic massage, I recommend doing whatever is possible, within your means, to boost your immune system, lower your anxiety and keep you focused on wellness.

For me that means things like:

Walking outside – the fresh air lifts the spirit, movement is wonderful for the body and spending time in the woods or at the ocean actually reduces stress levels. You’ve heard me speak of Shinrin-Yoku before, which is the Japanese art of forest bathing. They actually use this as a form of preventative medicine and it is proven to reduce stress hormone production, lower heart rate and blood pressure, boost the immune system and plain old made you happy. At the very least it can’t hurt, is free to do and will make sure you feel less cooped up and isolated during this time when we are all being asked to stay home.

I’m also paying attention to:

How much sleep I get. Things like using lavender essential oil at night can help promote a more restful slumber. I’m drinking more water, practicing yoga, doing meditation to raise my vibration and keep me focused on health, and increasing the vitamins and mineral I’m taking. I tend to go for naturopathic, preventative measures first – which means I’ve been including more elderberry syrup, Brazil nuts, spirulina, zinc, vitamin c and other vitamins and minerals into my daily routine.  Do your own research on ways to support yourself and know that operating from a place of calm and ease is a way to be kind to your body and immune system as it supports you through this time.

May you be well. May you be at peace. May you be happy. May you be filled with loving kindness.

Tania

 

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