This month of love and red hearts makes us think about the importance of cultivating a healthy heart. When we think of improving heart health, we generally think about improving our diet or getting more aerobic exercise. But massage can be an important ally in improving your heart health.
First and foremost massage reduces stress; and stress is the largest cause of heart problems. Additionally, massage improves circulation thru the entire cardiovascular system, relaxes the nervous system, and improves the breath. Read more here.
So as you’re thinking about what to do for your sweetheart (and your own heart) for Valentine’s Day this year; schedule a massage or two – your hearts will thank you!