Spend Time in Nature Between Massages

Michigan Fall

Most people book a massage in Novi because they want to relax, de-stress and improve their overall health. There have been numerous studies that have linked massage to these and many more benefits, but what can you do between massages to help maintain a state of relaxation?

According to PsychCentral.com, spending time in nature is one of the best things that you can do for your mental health. Researchers have also determined that walking for as little as 20 minutes a day is a big stress reliever, and this means that taking a short nature walk is an ideal way to relax.

Right now is the perfect time for a nature walk in the Novi, MI, area. The leaves have almost hit their peak color, and the temperature is well-suited to hiking. Fortunately, Novi and the surrounding area is home to an extensive list of nature trails, including those found at Maybury State Park and Lakeshore Park.

If you are not used to walking or hiking, make sure that you stretch properly before and after. You should also slowly build up your pace and distance throughout several nature treks. Additionally, continuing to receive regular massages will enhance your relaxation benefits, improve your immune system and help your body successfully adjust to your new nature-based exercise routine.

Anne L. Nader is a licensed massage therapist in Novi, MI, who specializes in signature wellness massages, reflexology and hot stone massages. Nader was named one of the Best Massages in Metro Detroit for 2015 by WDIV, and she offers an introductory special for new clients. Visit http://www.massagenovi.com to learn more!


Sweetest Day Massages in Novi, MI

Sweetest Day is October 17, and there are still a couple of massage appointments left! Gift certificates are also available for my Novi massage therapy office. Book an appointment for yourself or your sweetie online now before they’re all gone. Your first 60 minute reflexology or massage session will be only $49. Prefer a hot stone massage? Take $30 off the regular price!

The Effectiveness of Massage Therapy for Insomnia


According to the Sleep Health Foundation, approximately 33 percent of adults have at least mild issues with insomnia, and this can lead to a reduced quality of life. Fortunately, massage therapy has been medically shown to provide benefits for many people suffering from insomnia. This means that getting a regular weekly or biweekly massage could help you sleep better, live longer and steer clear of over-the-counter or prescription sleep medication.

Medical Studies Regarding Insomnia and Massage Therapy 

In 2014, the results of a medical trial with 60 postpartum women who were all suffering from insomnia were published. Massage therapy was proven to be very effective at assisting these women with their quality of sleep, and the researchers recommended adding back massages during the postnatal period to make it easier for women to get a good night’s sleep.

A 2012 study provided postmenopausal women who had insomnia with access to free massages twice per week for 32 weeks. Each woman who received these therapeutic massages reported improvements in sleep quality and a decrease in insomnia-related symptoms.

In another study, breast cancer patients who were struggling with insomnia, fatigue, pain, anxiety and low energy were treated with massages. By the end of the study, each participant showed significant improvements in all of the targeted categories, including insomnia.

Client Review 

One of my regular clients receives massages to help her with back pain, stress and insomnia. According to her Yelp review, “Anne gives wonderfully therapeutic massages that have helped me with everything from stress to insomnia. I usually have a difficult time relaxing, but Anne’s friendly, laid-back manner makes it easy for me to enjoy the massage experience.” – April T.

Take Control of Your Insomnia 

If you are suffering from insomnia or any other sleep-related issues, it may be very beneficial to book an appointment with a licensed massage therapist in Novi, MI.

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WDIV’s 4 the Best: Nominee for Best Massage in Metro Detroit

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Anne L. Nader was nominated in the category of Best Massage in Metro Detroit in WDIV’s 2015 4 the Best competition. Votes can be cast in each category every 24 hours, and your votes would be greatly appreciated!

To find out why Anne is a nominee for best massage in Metro Detroit, you can book an appointment for her Novi, MI, office. New clients will receive their first 60 minute custom therapeutic wellness massage or reflexology session for only $49.