National Massage Therapy Awareness Week® 10/24-10/30

Wednesday October 13, 2021

The American Massage Therapy Association’s 25th Annual National Massage Therapy Awareness Week® (NMTAW) will take place October 24-30, 2021. This week is dedicated to promoting the health benefits of massage therapy. At our UNC Wellness Centers Northwest Cary location, we will be offering education, hands-on work, postural assessments, and other activities during the week. In addition, each day you will have the opportunity to enter to win a complimentary massage session. We look forward to seeing you!

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

SUNDAY, 10/24: Chair/Table Massage (NWC Lobby), 3:00-5:oo pm
10-minute chair/table massages are available with one of our Massage Therapists. First come, first serve.

TUESDAY, 10/26: Talk to Me Tuesday (Virtual), 12:15-1:00 pm
Join Licensed Massage Therapist Paige Grillo for a crash course about the structural integrity of the spine and how to respect that structure while finding ease in sitting for extended amounts of time. Register here: https://tinyurl.com/TTMTOct26

WEDNESDAY, 10/27: Selfcare Day! 10:00 am-12:00 pm & 2:00-4:00 pm
SELF MASSAGE & STRETCHING: Learn to use foam rollers and other self-massage tools to help alleviate discomfort in the body.

AROMATHERAPY: Essential oils can provide many therapeutic benefits. Stop by to see (and smell!) how they can help you.

QUICK FIX: One of our Massage Therapists will provide manual work on one specific area of the body that needs a little extra attention (i.e, shoulder, low back or calf, etc.).

FRIDAY, 10/29: Postural Assessments (NWC Lobby), 10:00 am-12:00 pm and 2:00-4:00 pm
The purpose of this assessment is to observe your overall postural alignment and assess how it’s affecting the way you move and function. Bring your smartphone so the Massage Therapist can show you what they see to better understand their assessment.

SATURDAY, 10/30: Chair/Table Massage (NWC Lobby), 9:00-11:00 am
10-minute chair/table massages are available with one of our Massage Therapists. First come, first serve.