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Faith is the Opposite of Anxiety

Faith is the Opposite of Anxiety

I’d like to share something with you all that I never really talk about. I don’t like to get too personal because personal and professional boundaries are important. Yet, I’m choosing to share this part of my life with you all because I often hear other healing arts...

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4 Reasons You Need Abdominal Massage

4 Reasons You Need Abdominal Massage

By Vanessa HazzardOriginally featured in Massage Today July 2018 EditionThai massage is the most well-known branch of traditional Thai medicine. What we currently practice asThai massage has been highly influenced by Ayurveda and traditional Chinese medicine, along...

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[Video] Self Massage: Hands and Forearms

[Video] Self Massage: Hands and Forearms

SKILL BUILDING FOR THAI BODY WORKERS Basic Anatomical Terms With Vanessa Hazzard facebook Twitter Pinterest Instagram LinkedIn RSS Hello Healers! Welcome to the first installment of my monthly series.  The Skill Building for Thai Bodyworkers Series was designed to...

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Quick Face Massage Video

Quick Face Massage Video

Check out my upcoming classes to learn with me in person!   Join Vanessa in Thailand! Immerse yourself in the beauty of Thai culture. Breathe in the sights and sounds while relaxing on gorgeous beaches. Eat healthy meals while meeting new friends! Learn More Get...

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Massaging My Mom After Surgery

Massaging My Mom After Surgery

Join Vanessa in Thailand! Immerse yourself in the beauty of Thai culture. Breathe in the sights and sounds while relaxing on gorgeous beaches. Eat healthy meals while meeting new friends! Learn More Meet Vanessa Hazzard Since 2005, I have been helping folks to reduce...

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I Gave My 8-Year-Old a Deep Tissue Massage

I Gave My 8-Year-Old a Deep Tissue Massage

A couple weeks ago, my mom had a partial gastrectomy. This surgery removed the lower part of her stomach. It is becoming a more widely used weight loss intervention. While the surgery went well, there was obviously a lot of discomfort. My mom had a hard time getting...

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Name My Skeleton!

Name My Skeleton!

SKILL BUILDING FOR THAI BODY WORKERS Basic Anatomical Terms With Vanessa Hazzard facebook Twitter Pinterest Instagram LinkedIn RSS Hello Healers! Welcome to the first installment of my monthly series.  The Skill Building for Thai Bodyworkers Series was designed to...

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Ep. 3: Are You Listed? Erotic Massage Parlor Website Lists Spas that Allegedly Perform Illegal Services

Ep. 2: 9 Reasons to Learn Side-Lying Massage

By Vanessa HazzardOriginally featured in Massage Today July 2018 EditionThai massage is the most well-known branch of traditional Thai medicine. What we currently practice asThai massage has been highly influenced by Ayurveda and traditional Chinese medicine, along...

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Arnica: One of My Favorite Plants!

Arnica: One of My Favorite Plants!

Thailand is known as the “Land of Smiles” for a reason. The people are as warm as the weather. The food is affordable and delicious. There are many beautiful Buddhist temples! Even if you are not Buddhist, the architecture alone is awe-inspiring! In my previous blog,...

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Green Clay: Not Just For Spas Anymore!

Green Clay: Not Just For Spas Anymore!

Join Vanessa in Thailand! Immerse yourself in the beauty of Thai culture. Breathe in the sights and sounds while relaxing on gorgeous beaches. Eat healthy meals while meeting new friends! Learn More Meet Vanessa Hazzard Since 2005, I have been helping folks to reduce...

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Wellness Wednesdays: Self Care

Wellness Wednesdays: Self Care

Re-post from PhillyAreaYoga Massage Therapy is one of the most accessible forms of self-care. Our first instinct when we feel an ache or pain, is to touch, hold, and/or guard the area. Abdominal pain is common amongst children, adolescents, and adults alike for a...

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Arnica Oil Tutorial

So I was perusing Facebook (as I normally do when I am procrastinating) and I came across an interesting article on the spinal curves of indigenous peoples vs. those of westerners. Acupuncturist Esther Gokhale, suffered from back pain and spent...

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NUTRITION AND TRIGGER POINTS

So I was perusing Facebook (as I normally do when I am procrastinating) and I came across an interesting article on the spinal curves of indigenous peoples vs. those of westerners. Acupuncturist Esther Gokhale, suffered from back pain and spent...

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Meet Vanessa Hazzard

Since 2005, I have been helping folks to reduce chronic and acute pain, decrease stress, improve athletic performance, restore range of motion, and simply relax while hiding from the kids and in-laws. In short, I help you be resilient to whatever life throws at you!
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