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Incorporate Massage Blog

Chair Massage History: The Surprising Backstory

Posted by Brooke Edde, L.M.T. on Aug 16, 2017 8:00:00 AM

The inventor of the chair massage should win a Nobel Peace Prize, or at least be nominated. That being said, who should we credit?

In our modern society chock full of office workers that are slaves to the computer and all the terrible postures that come with it, chair massage is a godsend. Chair massage without even having to leave the office easily brings this relaxing and restorative therapy to the masses. But we didn’t come up with the concept. So who did?

Company Culture Ideas to Steal: HealthEquity's Purple People & How to Hire for Culture Match [video]

Posted by Erin Hall on Aug 11, 2017 9:00:00 AM

What steps do you take the hire the right people? How can you keep your employees engaged with the company while they continue to grow their skills? 

We recently got a chance to chat with Stephanie Larsen, the Benefits & Wellness Manager for HealthEquity, and she touched on those questions and more. 

HealthEquity has made it a priority to build a company culture that helps employees thrive. Check out the video to hear how they did it: 

Massage Sessions at Work: How Many Should Employees Get?

Posted by Erin Hall on Aug 10, 2017 10:01:02 AM

Limiting the number of massages your employees get each month is one way to control the cost of your office massage program. But it might not be the best choice for every company.

In fact, you might want to have no limit to the number of massage appointments your employees can make at work.

How to do you know which choice is best for you? Let's start by looking at what the differences could mean for your company, your employees, and your budget.

In this article, you'll learn why you might choose to restrict the number of massage sessions your employees get, or why you'd want to let them schedule as many as they want.

How to Sell Corporate Wellness to Your CEO

Posted by Erin Hall on Aug 9, 2017 9:00:00 AM

If you want to bring corporate wellness to your company, there's one important person you'll need to convince: your CEO.

And since they're likely going to want to see all the benefits of workplace wellness initiatives, we've given you a little help. 

In this article, you'll get 4 clear ways to clarify your wellness pitch to your CEO. 

How Long Should a Chair Massage Be?

Posted by Amelia Wilcox on Aug 8, 2017 10:00:00 AM

I was meeting with a potential client yesterday and they asked me a question that is one of the most common questions we hear hundreds of times a year from companies looking to start a chair massage program. 

How long should a chair massage be? 

Should they give their employees five minutes of chair massage? Fifteen? Thirty? Here at Incorporate Massage we provide anywhere from 5 minutes to 60 minutes, but there are pros and cons to the different chair massage durations. 

In this article, we'll explore the differences of sessions lasting 5, 10, 15, 20, 30, and 60 minutes so you can make an informed decision.

Employer vs Employee Paid Corporate Massage Programs

Posted by Emily Russon on Aug 2, 2017 9:50:49 AM

We know how hard it is to create a company culture that stands apart from the rest—and how important your culture is for recruiting purposes. A massage program is a great, unique benefit but you may have some questions about who pays for what. 

In this article, we'lll cover why companies should contribute to their corporate massage programs and how emplyoees can help out. 

Corporate Chair Massage Prices: How to Determine Cost

Posted by Amelia Wilcox on Jul 26, 2017 10:28:00 AM

When trying to find corporate massage prices online, we’ve noticed there isn’t a lot out there to look at.

Most chair massage companies don’t advertise their rates at all, so it’s really hard for potential corporate massage clients to find the answer to that question they want to know: What are your corporate chair massage rates?

How to Fix Your Posture at Work

Posted by Erin Hall on Jul 19, 2017 9:00:00 AM

If you have no other choice but to sit at a desk all day, you know how hard it can be to keep your posture in good form.

It's a good idea to take mini-stretch breaks when you can, and even better if you can do something even more active like go for a walk.

In this article, you'll get 3 ways to keep your posture in check while you're at work, including things you can check for yourself, products to improve your posture, and stretches that will keep your spine in good alignment.

Program Management for Office Massage: What You Need to Know

Posted by Erin Hall on Jul 18, 2017 9:00:00 AM

If you're looking into hiring a massage company to give regular massage sessions to your employees, you've noticed how many different options you have to choose from.

And while options can be a good thing, they can also be overwhelming if you're not sure what everything means.

That's when it can be helpful to have an expert handle your program management for office massage.

But whether you want to hire a massage program manager, or do it yourself, you'll want to know all the details that go into managing a massage program at work. Here's a great place to start: