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Apr 29, 2020

In Part 2 of our conversation with Hand & Stone’s Nathan Nordstrom, Nordstrom describes changes and considerations to the spa and practice environment, including new cleaning protocols, staggered start times, engaged intake processes, and the ethical dilemmas of reopening and clientele psyche.

Apr 29, 2020

Nathan Nordstrom, director of massage therapy for Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa, joins us to discuss their strategies for reopening, including new possible protocols for their 400-plus locations.

Apr 28, 2020

Ruth Werner, author of A Massage Therapist’s Guide to Pathology, discusses her article “What Will It Look Like When We Go Back to Work?” in the COVID-19 Special Issue of Massage & Bodywork magazine. Werner gives an update on COVID research, testing, and weighs the risks vs. benefits of reopening practices.  

Apr 23, 2020

In Part 2 of our conversation with Healwell’s Cal Cates, Cates describes what it will look like for massage professionals to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) and the psychological aspect of giving and receiving massage in our new normal.

Apr 22, 2020

In this interview Massage & Bodywork magazine editor-in-chief Darren Buford speaks with Cal about missing hands-on work, the definition of what is "essential," working in hospital-based environments and what it means to reopen massage practices.