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A Friendly Guide to Common Contraindications for Massage Therapy

If you’re a fan of relaxation, rejuvenation, and all things zen, you’ve probably considered or indulged in a massage therapy session at some point in your life. But did you know that not everyone can hop onto the massage table without a second thought? Yep, that’s right! There are some common contraindications for massage therapy […]

Fort Worth Experiences that Make Great Gifts

So, what do you do when you want to give a gift without giving another item to store or clean? You give an experience gift! When I was a kid, I loved opening gifts.  As an adult who is in the process of clearing out the physical clutter in my house, I don’t relish getting […]

Winter in Fort Worth, Texas: Self Care Tips

We hear it all the time, Texas weather is bipolar.  It can change from 75 to freezing rain in a matter of hours in the winter. It can be frustrating, but there are some benefits to having such crazy weather!  And that makes your self-care routine dependent on the weather sometimes.   Here are some […]

Spark Joy with Geek Girl Massage Therapy

I don’t know about you, but I’ve already binged ALL of Marie Kondo’s tidying up show on Netflix. And, like so many others, I have already tackled my clothes, books, and kitchen stuff. This got me thinking though. What are 3 things about my Fort Worth massage practice that my clients really love? What sparks […]

How Massage is Like Your Favorite Taco

I’ve had a lot of tacos in my life. I ate street tacos when I lived in Mexico. I eat them for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. And my absolute favorite was found in a neighborhood place a few blocks away from my house. They were fish tacos with an incredible ancho chile-mango pineapple salsa.   […]

Massage is Like Gourmet Pizza

Did you know that massage is kind of like gourmet pizza?  Stay with me here and I’ll tell you why!   There are times when you might massage your shoulders with a tennis ball, and that’s an okay thing to do sometimes.  But, it’s kind of like nuking a Totino’s pizza.  It sort of hits […]

Think Massage is Just for Special Occasions?

When I was in my 20s, I got a massage only when my aunt treated me to one, and it was always when my cousin from Florida came to visit. It was a special treat. But in my late 30s, something happened. I was getting older and muscle pain from repetitive motion and daily stress […]