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Self-Care and Massage Therapy

Self-Care Tips and Massage Therapy  As massage therapists, we tend to vocalize the value and importance of self-care with our clients, because we see firsthand what a pivotal role it plays in the optimal functioning of the body.   Clearly, from the profession we have chosen, we are big believers in the benefits of massage therapy.  [...]

Self-Care and Massage Therapy2019-08-01T04:53:40+00:00

Myofascial Release and its Powerful Benefits

Our Myofascial Release Therapist So many of the clients who come to our North Portland massage studio are very curious about Myofascial Release and Trigger Point Therapy. The first question we tend to get is: “What is Myofascial Release and how is it different from a “normal” massage?” This is an interesting question, [...]

Myofascial Release and its Powerful Benefits2019-10-10T16:31:49+00:00

Blue Marigold Featured on the Spa Insider, A Guide to the Best Spas in the Country!

Massage Studio in St Johns Portland, OR We are delighted to announce that Blue Marigold was recently featured on the luxurious Spa Insider, an informative guide to spas, beauty, travel and wellness centers around the country. We must say, many of the featured locations in the guide are undoubtedly stunning, and  we are [...]

Blue Marigold Featured on the Spa Insider, A Guide to the Best Spas in the Country!2019-01-07T06:58:07+00:00

Lomi Hapai, a Beautiful Prenatal Massage for Expectant and New Mothers

Prenatal Massage (St Johns, Portland) It is well known that few experiences in life give such a plethora of blessings and challenges as childbearing does. As special and intimate as the experience of pregnancy can be, it can also be very demanding and wearing to the body and mind. One of the ways for expectant [...]

Lomi Hapai, a Beautiful Prenatal Massage for Expectant and New Mothers2018-12-31T23:33:49+00:00

How A Reflexology Session Can Instantly Reduce Stress

As with many of the modalities we offer at blue marigold, foot reflexology has withstood the test of time as an ancient healing art. It appears to have been practiced for thousands of years before modernization by multiple cultures, most notably Chinese, Indian and Egyptian and Native American. The underlying principle of this work is [...]

How A Reflexology Session Can Instantly Reduce Stress2018-12-10T15:04:47+00:00

What is Cupping Therapy? A Brief Introduction to Cupping & Common FAQs

What is Cupping Therapy and What Does it Do to Your Body? Cupping Therapy has been used as a health-promoting modality in Ancient Chinese, Egyptian and Middle Eastern cultures, among others. It has recently gained widespread popularity among Licensed Acupuncturists and Massage Therapists in the U.S. because of its effectiveness and relative ease of use. [...]

What is Cupping Therapy? A Brief Introduction to Cupping & Common FAQs2019-01-05T18:49:42+00:00

We Accept FSA and HSA Cards for Massage

HSA & Flex Spending (FSA) for Massage Therapy At Blue Marigold, we happily except HSA and FSA cards for any and all our massage services. A flexible spending account (FSA), also known as a flexible spending arrangement, is a tax-advantaged financial account that can be set up through an employee benefit plan with your employer. A health savings [...]

We Accept FSA and HSA Cards for Massage2018-12-31T23:38:43+00:00

Abdominal Massage and its Incredible Health Benefits

Abdominal Massage (Chi Nei Tsang) - Powerfully Effective for Digestive Issues  As the physical and energetic center of the body, the health of our abdominal region affects our overall wellness on many levels.  The gut is often referred to as the 'second brain' because of the impact that it has on our emotional balance and the [...]

Abdominal Massage and its Incredible Health Benefits2019-01-18T20:06:59+00:00

Hot Stone Massage: History, Uses, and Benefits

Now that we are offering hot stone massage at blue marigold, we wanted share a bit about their application and history. Hot stones have been used reverently throughout the ages for their therapeutic properties by cultures on every continent. Ancient Hawaiians discovered the power of natural lava-based stones long ago, Chinese medicine has traditionally incorporated [...]

Hot Stone Massage: History, Uses, and Benefits2019-10-08T19:24:58+00:00

Blue Marigold Massage Featured on Travel Portland!

Photography by Ashley Anderson We are proud to announce that Blue Marigold Massage was recently featured in Travel Portland on an editorial article they developed on "Where to Find CBD in Portland".   As many of you know, we offer all-organic, hemp-derived CBD-infused massages here at our North Portland studio in St Johns, so we're excited [...]

Blue Marigold Massage Featured on Travel Portland!2018-12-31T23:34:31+00:00