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Making Sausages: Behind the Scenes at the ICM

Rebecca Sturgeon

This month I am embarking on a new and slightly terrifying adventure — I am hosting Healwell’s new webinar series, the Interdisciplinary Clan of Mystery.  Every month, I will get to interview a fiercely smart, devastatingly interesting human about their work in the healthcare field.  And people all over the world get to listen in,… Read more »

An Open Letter to the Massage Therapy Profession: Massage Envy is Our Fault

If “one incident is too many,” then what exactly is 200? That’s my question to Massage Envy and every coworker, manager and teacher who met the therapists responsible for these sexual assaults and/or dismissed the complaints of the victims with some formulaic “we take your concerns seriously,” script of inaction. Nobody was taking it too… Read more »

Thank You for Believing in Humans Touching Humans in 2016

  “I forgot I had cancer.” “The massage made my chemotherapy so much less stressful.” “Massage was an integral part of the care we when our 4-month-old daughter was treated for a brain tumor.” “Life changing.” “Eye and heart opening.” “…an excellent balance of the art and science.” It’s been a big year for Healwell…thanks,… Read more »

Beyond Beautiful: Dianna Dapkins from Pure Pro

Dianna Dapkins is the creator and president of Pure Pro high quality massage products. Healwell uses Pure Pro’s Hypoallergenic Massage Lotion for all of our Oncology Massage classes and hands-on clinics. For years Dianna has been generously donating this lotion to our students. We asked her to tell us a little bit about how Healwell’s… Read more »