Category Archives: Therapeutic Massage and Society

Therapeutic massage, as considered within the context of contemporary American society.

A Message To Our Clients After Hurricane Sandy

As it’s now Friday, many of us are returning to some normalcy in our lives after Hurricane Sandy.  Unfortunately, many others will continue to feel the effects of the storm.  We had lost electricity and suffered many downed trees in … Continue reading

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Mobile Chair Massage at Rutgers University: Students Discover Relaxation Through Therapeutic Massage

Rutgers University, New Jersey’s preeminent institution for higher learning and advanced studies, recently featured Mobile Chair Massage by Mountainside On Site Massage Therapy at it’s ‘RU Healthy‘ Fair For Students in the Golden Dome Gymnasium at the Newark campus.  Students … Continue reading

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Mobile Massage: Maximizing The Healthful Benefits of Therapeutic Massage By Lifestyle Choices Made Outside of Your Sessions

Mobile Massage Therapy is a good fit with today’s nonstop pace; wasting time driving to and from the spa is just too much for some.  In fact, from our very first online ads, we have described our Mobile Massage services … Continue reading

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Massage Gift Certificate Coupons: Our Contribution To The New ‘Cyber’ Black Friday

Finding the right gift is seldom an easy task.  It requires thoughtfulness, and consideration for what someone else might find useful  or appreciate most.  Massage Gift Certificates are a creative  and fun gift idea that anyone (who loves massage therapy)  … Continue reading

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Couples Massage: Stopping For A Rare Moment To Connect With Your Loved One

Couples Massage offers a rare opportunity for you and your loved one to lie side-by-side, relaxing, unwinding, and doing nothing else.  Of course, each day we share  countless moments with our partner, but usually it is amidst bustle and activity.  … Continue reading

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In Home Massage: Making Time For What’s Important In Our Faster-Than-Fast-Paced Present Day Lives

In Home Massage Therapy has gained a foothold in American society over the last ten years.  Only a decade ago, when we were first starting out, this was not so.  There have always been therapists who travel to clients’ locations, … Continue reading

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Mobile Massage NJ: A Current (And Growing) Trend

Only a few short years ago, Mobile Massage in New Jersey was not well known.  We at Mountainside on Site Massage Therapy have been providing at home Therapeutic Massage to our New Jersey clients for over ten years.  At first, … Continue reading

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Girls Spa Parties: A Positive Experience Fostering Emotional Well-Being and Social Growth

In the Metro New York / New Jersey area and throughout the entire nation, at-home spa parties for girls have become the de facto ‘new cool’ for tweens and teens.  It’s pretty obvious why this is now the case: Parties … Continue reading

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Speaking Up: Telling Your Massage Therapist What’s What

In a past article on this site, we explored the importance of a massage  therapist communicating with their client, asking relevant questions about general health, any conditions which might contraindicate certain forms of massage, as well as where the client … Continue reading

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Indulgent, Decadent, Pampering : Therapeutic Massage, Guilt, and Why We Deprive Ourselves

It would be difficult to miss the great  number of day spas and massage therapists describing their services as an indulgence, sheer decadence, a hedonistic flurry of self-pampering fit for a queen.  All of this talk is both a reflection … Continue reading

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