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Monday, September 10 2007
Massage and Bodywork magazine has granted permission to reprint the first paragraph of this article. A link to the rest of the article is at the end of this blog.
Get On My Back
Ashiatsu Oriental Bar Therapy Helps Both Client and Therapist

By Juliet Bourne

Originally published in Massage & Bodywork magazine, August/September 2000.
Copyright 2003. Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals. All rights reserved
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After a day of intense massage work, Ruthie Piper Hardee nearly cried when the last client of the day walked into her "bodywork office" on movie location for Tri-Star Pictures almost a decade ago. At 250-plus pounds, this stunt man needed and asked for the deep tissue work for which Hardee was known. With the pain in her wrists and thumbs persisting and being "completely out of juice," Hardee knew she couldn't deliver what this client needed. Still, she tried to offer the last of bit of energy her worn-out hands could offer. It was then, in a moment of ingenuity, that Hardee instinctively hopped on the client's back, supported herself with the metal beams overhead and began using her feet to give the deep work this client desired...

For the rest of this article, please click on the following link.

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