Corona Virus – Closed until further notice

Good Morning everyone....    As of Midnight tonight (25th March 2020)  we have been told we need to close down until further notice.   We want to thank you all for your wonderful support and hope that you all stay safe and well.   Looking forward to seeing you again...

PRECAUTIONS TO HELP PREVENT THE SPREAD OF CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

According to the recent Coronavirus (COVID-19) health alert (Dept. of Health, dated 14 March 2020) currently, Australia does NOT have widespread community transmission of the virus. I know we all would like to keep it this way. Experts from the Centre for Disease...

MASSAGE THERAPY LOWERS BLOOD PRESSURE

High blood pressure has more misconceptions than nearly any other medical condition. Here are some common misconceptions according to the Australian Heart Association: Myth: High blood pressure has many symptoms Fact: High blood pressure has NO symptoms. That's why...

Have you heard of a Tradie Massage?

Are You a Tradie? Or is someone you love a Tradie? It is no secret that being a tradie is a tough job on the body. Lifting, pulling, pushing & bending Repetitive movements with low muscle loading Prolonged standing Working in cramped spaces Physically demanding...

6 Surprising Benefits of Massage Therapy

6 Surprising Benefits of Massage Therapy.   Sure, it can help you relax. But massage therapy can do much more than that.   Here are six healthy reasons to book an appointment with [Barbara Forbes Massage]   1) It Counteracts All That Sitting You Do   Most individuals...

Full-Body Massages have Amazing Effects on your Body!

If you’ve never experienced the healing benefits of a full body massage, then that should be top of your list to do this week.  Not only will you be improving your physical condition, but your mental wellbeing too. Do you want to know some of the benefits? Nervous...

EXPOSING 3 MYTHS ABOUT MASSAGE

MYTH NUMBER 1: We only need to seek massage when something is wrong with us Simply not true. It is well known that massage can be beneficial in reducing muscular pains and spasm, reducing the chronic pain of injuries and helping with injury rehabilitation. However,...

Christmas Gift Vouchers for Massage Therapy! Great Idea!

Are you looking for the perfect gift that anyone will love? A massage voucher from Barbara Forbes Massage is your answer. Great if you are shopping for a loved one, staff, friends or family and simply don’t know what to get them. We may not be the obvious choice for...

MASSAGE THERAPY FOR FIBROMYALGIA RELIEF

MASSAGE THERAPY FOR FIBROMYALGIA RELIEF These massage types have been shown to help with the symptoms of fibromyalgia. Myofascial Release: This type of fibromyalgia massage treats muscle pain and stiffness by relaxing contracted muscles, improving blood flow, and...

Full-Body Massages have Amazing Effects on your Body!

If you’ve never experienced the healing benefits of a full body massage, then that should be top of your list to do this week.  Not only will you be improving your physical condition, but your mental wellbeing too. Do you want to know some of the benefits? Nervous...

EXPOSING 3 MYTHS ABOUT MASSAGE

EXPOSING 3 MYTHS ABOUT MASSAGE

MYTH NUMBER 1: We only need to seek massage when something is wrong with us Simply not true. It is well known that massage can be beneficial in reducing muscular pains and spasm, reducing the chronic pain of injuries and helping with injury rehabilitation. However,...

GET A MASSAGE THIS WINTER

GET A MASSAGE THIS WINTER

Warm up, release stress and re-balance the body When the weather is really cold and damp and you just feel like hibernating - this is a good time of the year to prepare your body and mind for the coming Spring season. Massage can do more than just relax you. Its...

SLM BODYWORK  (MYOTHERAPY)

SLM BODYWORK (MYOTHERAPY)

What does SLM stand for? SLM stands for ‘Steve Lockhart’s Myotherapy’. He developed this style of bodywork following his training under John Guttenbeil in the late 1980s. It is a hands-on form of bodywork influenced largely by ancient Eastern healing techniques. How...

Let massage help you through the winter season

Let massage help you through the winter season

The colder days and dark nights are coming in quickly and the arrival of the winter months can lead to us staying indoors more, exercising less, sleeping more & eating more. But if you introduce a massage to your winter schedule it can really help boost your body....

GET A MASSAGE THIS AUTUMN

GET A MASSAGE THIS AUTUMN

Warm up, release stress and rebalance the body As the weather starts to cool and the leaves start to change colour and fall to the ground, this is a good time of the year to prepare your body and mind for the coming winter season. Massage can do more than just relax...

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