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Chi Nei Tsang (Abdominal Massage) and the Seasons

Despite some flurries, we've been fortunate with a relatively mild winter and more sunshine than the  Pacific Northwest typically offers during this time of year. And yet, there are many natural and unavoidable changes that our bodies undergo during seasonal shifts. Winter is the perfect time of year to bring a focus back to your center, and this season we [...]

What to Expect From an Ashiatsu Massage (Deep Tissue Massage)

Because Ashiatsu Massage is still a lesser-known method of massage, many people wonder what it is and what to expect before they decide to give it a go.  This blog explains it in detail, from the perspective of our massage studio. Is Ashiatsu Massage for Me? Ashiatsu Massage is a luxurious form of deep tissue massage. Although pressure can be [...]

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 grateful to be included among [...]

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 and new mothers to find [...]

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 that the entire body is [...]

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. The process consists of cups [...]


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Lois I.
Lois I.
2018-09-14 17:18:12
After my Ashiatsu massage from Sonja my previously unbelievably tense shoulder and back muscles are relaxed and feel great! I admit that, at first, the...
Amanda R.
Amanda R.
2018-07-06 20:58:27
Okay, so start to finish. I have a chronic pain disease, and I work 6 part time jobs. Yes, I am crazy, but that's not why we are here. I had reached a point...
Brae R.
Brae R.
2018-06-14 15:38:48
I just received an amazing one hour massage along with the CBD oil, with Kathy. I was left feeling so relaxed and so de stressed, I could barely talk. Kathy...