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Spring Clean Your Body and Massage Away the Winter Blues

Spring Clean Your Body and Massage Away the Winter Blues

Rita Scholl - Tuesday, March 01, 2016
Birds are chirping, ice is melting, and the days are getting longer; it's time to get active again. As the winter passes and spring approaches, your body may be waking up from "hibernation" and your mind may blooming with ideas of flowers, growth, and movement. Joggers are ready to run outside without risking an icy slip, gardeners are picking out this year’s flowers and vegetables, and fa  Read More >>
6 Ways Cold Weather Affects Your Health

6 Ways Cold Weather Affects Your Health

Rita Scholl - Wednesday, December 09, 2015
Following the warmest November on record, the winter finally seems to be catching up: Thin ice started to spread across Lake Bemidji and the recent snowstorm covered the slippery roads with icy slush. Besides increasing the chance of swerving into a ditch, weather can have a real impact on our health both physically, and mentally. In fact, the weather's impact on your body is so significa  Read More >>

Holiday Special for Massage Gifts Year Round

Rita Scholl - Tuesday, December 08, 2015
Give the gift of health and happiness with Living Touch Massage Gift Certificates. Purchase these holiday specials between November 23 – December 23, 2015 Use them throughout the new year for your self or give them as a gift! 2 - One-hour massages for $130 3 - One-hour massages for $192 Don’t forget about our other packages available year-round: 6 - One-hour massag  Read More >>
Continuing to Experience the Difference

Continuing to Experience the Difference

Rita Scholl - Thursday, October 01, 2015
How’s Rita Doing? That question gets asked a lot these days. The short answer is, she’s healing from the loss of Paul, and that process changes from day to day. If you are concerned about doing or saying the wrong thing, please don’t worry, Rita is a professional. She continues to operate the business, and she appreciates the good will of all her customers. The best thing you can do if you are  Read More >>

Good massage today, crummy feeling tomorrow?

Rita Scholl - Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Why do I sometimes feel "beat up" after a good massage? It turns out that massage may cause a mildly toxic situation in the body, but don't worry, exercise does too, it doesn't last long, and it's worth it. Massage clients often experience varying degrees of mild soreness and malaise following a massage — post-massage soreness & malaise, or PMSM. It can manifest as body sor  Read More >>

Don't Just Sit There

Rita Scholl - Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Find the proper way to sit at your desk without experiencing back pain. Stretches You Can Do At Your Desk Try these easy office stretches to increase mobility and decrease pain.   Read More >>

Things Massage Therapists Know About Your Body

Rita Scholl - Tuesday, May 26, 2015
1) That you've been stressed out We know you’re uptight if you’re a bit too chatty or can’t focus on relaxing. Plus, your body’s response to the massage will be different. Not all massage therapists believe that toxins are released during massage, but those who do take sweating or bad breath as signs that it’s the first time you’ve let loose in a while. 2) That you work at a computer You  Read More >>

The Healing Power of Touch

Rita Scholl - Wednesday, May 13, 2015
When faced with intense and prolonged physical and emotional stress, many of us will seek some form of help. However, one of the less explored remedies is massage which is a drug-free and highly effective alternative to mainstream therapies. Massage is a great way to reduce stress and combats many different conditions by harnessing the body’s natural ability to heal itself.   Read More >>

Stress Management - Ways to Relieve Stress

Rita Scholl - Tuesday, April 28, 2015
The best way to manage your stress is to learn healthy coping strategies. You can start practicing these tips right away. Try one or two until you find a few that work for you. Practice these techniques until they become habits you turn to when you feel stress. You can also use this coping strategies form to see how you respond to stress. Stress-relief techniques focus on relaxing your min  Read More >>

Rita's Physical and Emotional Health

Rita Scholl - Thursday, April 16, 2015
Firstly, Living Touch Massage is not going anywhere! I am open for business and here’s just a recap of my personal experience since Paul’s accident. I, myself, suffered a life threatening blood clot two days after Paul’s accident. Initially, the management of this clot required me to take a leave of absence from work to heal both physically and emotionally. Since then I have been well on m  Read More >>

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Paul and Rita Scholl, married for 25 years

In Loving Memory of Paul Scholl

Paul was lost in a tragic hunting accident in November of 2014.
Though we have suffered from his premature death, his spirit remains with us.

"I would like to thank my pastors, Keith and Rachel Willard, of Real Life Christian Fellowship in Bemidji, Minnesota, and pastors Darrell and Marcia Todd of Word-N-Sound Ministries of Northern Minnesota. The love, help, prayer, and guidance they have given me, my children, and my family since the death of my husband, Paul, has made all the difference in our lives." - Rita