Ballaura Wellness Spa News

Healing Through Nature – Our Carrier Oils

Healing Through Nature - Our Carrier Oils     An essential part of any great massage is massage oils. Each and every massage oil has its own unique properties – and can complement different types of massage or help alleviate specific skin, muscle, and joint problems....

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5 Reasons Massage Makes a Great Gift

Ah, massage. The very word conjures up images of softly-lit rooms, comfortable massage tables, and deep relaxation. Massage is a soothing and beautiful experience after a long week, a major sports competition, or to aid in healing after injury. And for all these...

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Five Paths to Self-Care

The phrase “self-care” is one we hear a great deal these days. While it is an exceptionally vivid phrase, many envision self-care as being somewhat limited purely to treating yourself to something that makes you feel good.   Of course, doing things that make you happy...

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Were Hiring for a Masage Therapist

Ballaura Wellness Spa is hiring a Licensed Massage Therapist. Successful candidates will report directly to Ballaura owner Nicole LaPraim.   Job Overview   As a member of our staff at Ballaura, the successful candidate will provide high-quality massage with an...

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When is the best time to get a Sports Massage?

A question commonly asked by Ballaura's clients is, “When is the best time for a sports massage?”   Research has determined that the very best time to receive a sports massage is 45 minutes after your workout of the day (WOD), but that the human body also benefits...

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Thurston Talk’s Article about Ballaura Wellness Spa

When Olympia local Nicole LaPraim was in her early twenties, she made a life-changing and momentous decision – to attend a year-long intensive massage therapy program. That one decision shaped her future – and as we sit down in her business, Ballaura Wellness Spa in...

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