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Resources and Information from Health Link
Judi England, R.N., L.M.T.
Massage therapist and yoga instructor in private practice in Guilderland, N.Y.
Lenore Flynn, R.N., M.A.
Founding member of Still Forest Pool Center for Mindfulness of the Capital Region.
Vickie Gardner Nichols, B.A., M.S.
Owner of aromatherapy company Victoria's Essentials and an aromatherapy educator at the Center for Natural Wellness School of Massage Therapy in Albany, N.Y.
• The American Massage Therapy Association offers massage therapy information and resources, including a 'Find a Massage Therapist' search-by-zip code tool.
• The Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society at the University of Massachusetts is an innovative leader in mind-body medicine and mindfulness-based treatment and research investigations, pioneering the integration of meditation and mindfulness into mainstream medicine and health care.
• The Center for Natural Wellness offers a massage clinic to promote relaxation, increase circulation and more.
• The Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research presents simple relaxation techniques that you can do on your own which will get you started on de-stressing your life and improving your health, as well as information on risks and benefits of massage therapy.
• MedlinePlus offers an overview of stress, symptoms and ways to cope.
• The National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy is an educational, nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing public awareness of the benefits of true aromatherapy and its safe and effective application in everyday life.
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