In the early 1900s ninety to ninety-nine percent of babies who were put in certain orphanages in the United States and Europe died within the first year. This happened despite being on an adequate diet and receiving professional medical attention. These babies were not suffering from any known disease, but were simply “wasting away.” Of […]
Aging Gracefully: Massage for Seniors
As we grow older, one thing we know for sure is that self-care is a vital part of the aging process. One of my regular clients taught me that “Health is wealth,” while another client said, “It’s not getting old that’s the problem, it’s the maintenance!” As I sit here approaching my 39th birthday, I […]
Massage for Automobile Injuries
Many of the Licensed Massage Therapists at Harmony Massage have special training and experience in treating injuries from automobile accidents. The positive changes that can happen using massage to treat injuries is one of the most rewarding jobs that a Massage Therapist can do. Harmony Massage can often bill automobile insurance for treatments related to automobile […]
Harmony Massage Voted Best of the Northshore
Harmony Massage was voted “Best Spa Services” in the 2016 “Best of the Northshore” contest conducted by the Bothell/Kenmore Reporter. Our heartfelt thanks to everyone who voted and showed their support in the contest! The Bothell Kenmore Reporter conducts this contest every summer for readers to pick their favorites in a number of categories. This […]
Surviving the Fire on Main Street
We want to thank everyone who reached out during and after the fire on Friday to find out if Harmony Massage was still here. Your phone calls, text messages and e-mails warmed our hearts. Hearing from you confirmed all the reasons why we love being in business here!4 Harmony Massage was fortunate. We had minimal […]
What is Couples Massage?
Couples Massage is becoming increasingly popular to celebrate a special occasion or to spend time relaxing with another person with whom one feels a closeness. Couples Massage is done with two people receiving a massage from two therapists in a single room. Couples Massage is popular among sweethearts or friends who want to spend the […]
The Surprising Uses of Cayenne Pepper
Jackie Brockmeyer is a graduate of Bastyr University and founder of Herbal Persuasions. Her natural herbal salves and lotions are available at Harmony Massage & Boutique. In several of my salve formulas I utilize the herb Capsicum annuum, or cayenne pepper. This often surprises people, as most donʼt view this culinary spice as a healing herb. In […]
Look to nature to facilitate healing on many levels!
My name is Kat and I have been a licensed massage therapist since 2005. More recently, I have extended my studies into herbal medicine in a university setting, receiving a degree in herbal science. I’ve always preferred using natural products when giving massages because it is another way of connecting with nature. It is important […]
Self-Care in Summer!
It’s summer time and what an amazing summer it’s been so far! It’s no surprise that with how many sunny days we’ve had this summer there have been an abundance of opportunities to be active and have some fun in the sun. While this is a great thing, we can’t forget to take extra care […]
Medical Massage and Billing Your Insurance
Harmony Massage can often bill your insurance for you if your massage is medically necessary. Because of the healing benefits of massage, many insurance policies (such as automobile, personal injury insurance and Labor and Industries Insurance) include massage as a paid-for benefit when needed as part of a treatment plan. The January issue of the […]