As a Massage Therapist, Yoga Instructor & Life Coach, Rachel Matz is determined to figure out what it takes to live a life with more ease and less pain. Explore her idea of a powerfully surrendered life and follow her posts of science, research and faith to find what your mind, body and soul needs to thrive.
Rachel Matz, LMT, BS, CSCS
Licensed Massage Therapist
Bachelor of Science- Exercise Science, Ashland University
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, NSCA
Health & Wellness Coach (Wellcoaches training)
Most massage therapists use a variety of massage techniques in a massage therapy session to best address your health and wellness needs. Talk to your massage therapist about your health goals to customize your massage therapy session.
Four Common Types of Massage Therapy
Swedish: The most common type of massage, to relax and energize you.
Deep tissue: For muscle damage from an injury, such as whiplash or back strain.
Sports: To help prevent athletic injury, keep the body flexible and help recovery.
Chair: Massage of the upper body, while fully clothed and seated in a special portable chair.