Why Massage is Essential to Well-being

… roughly 34.5 million adult Americans received at least one professional massage therapy treatment between July 2011 and July 2012. Youth are even introduced to therapeutic massage for optimal performance in sports like fencing, basketball and football to name a few. So why is it that only 16% of adult Americans received the benefits of a therapeutic massage in the past year? Since doing so could literally improve the quality of life of every living being, what would it take for more people to allow healing touch into their lives? These are the questions I pose to you today. Continue reading Why Massage is Essential to Well-being

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Map Your Success 2014 Readiness Teleconference Pt1 Replay

This global business building series is for massage therapists, yoga instructors, energy field enhancement specialists, fitness instructors, nutritionists and health coaches. Get ready to start 2014 on fire! Let’s do what we do for the betterment of humanity. Continue reading Map Your Success 2014 Readiness Teleconference Pt1 Replay

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VKI Products and Services Snapshot

VKI personal development products include the following self-help books: The Art of Reinventing You: Ignite Your Imagination, Thank God for the Shelter: Memoirs of a Healer, Create Your Own Touch Masterpiece: A Couple’s Guide to Creative Expression, Prosperity 2.0.1.3.: Poetic Prose for Life Transformation and The Soul of a Winner: Five True Stories of Success. VKI personal development services include Social Media Made Easy Detroit coaching and Consulting, Map Your Success Group Coaching, Ignite Your Imagination Retreats for Women Entrepreneurs. Continue reading VKI Products and Services Snapshot

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Healthy Touch Tips

In general, hugs, handshakes, a hand on the shoulder or a comforting rub on the back are examples of appropriate touch. But don’t assume its ok to just put your hands on other people. Personal space differes from one person to another so look for the do not touch signs. Make sure the person you desire to touch consents before you hug or attempt to console them. Extend your arms to hug a loved one and watch to see if they extend their arms to receive. If not, do not proceed. If you move toward a person who appears in need of a comforting hand … Continue reading Healthy Touch Tips

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Articles and Research

We have searched the internet looking for articles that can make the need for this national campaign more clear to you. Below you will find excerpts from articles and reports about touch deprivation. Click the link to read the article in its entirety.  Quick Links About infants and touch deprivation About children and touch deprivation About the elderly and touch deprivation New campaign promotes healthy touch – Massage Magazine 12/07 Everybody needs a little touch – Mind Body Soul Magazine 8/07 The human being thrives on touch. An enormous amount of research has been done in recent years, on both … Continue reading Articles and Research

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