Massage - 1 - A Brief History of Chair Massage
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A Brief History of Chair Massage

Chair Massage is fast becoming the most popular form of skilled touch on the contemporary bodywork landscape. In airports, shopping malls, convention centres, corporate board rooms, supermarkets, street corners, dentist's surgeries, and hospitals you can now find practitioners bringing professional massage for the first time to the great untouched masses.

How has this form of bodywork, virtually unheard of before 1986, managed to capture the imagination of a growing segment of the US population and, more recently, begun to impact Europe and the UK? In this article I will attempt to describe some of the significant landmarks that have marked the evolution of Chair Massage.



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