Did You Know … Jack Meagher, Massage Profession Pioneer

Jack Meagher (1924-2005) is an important figure in the re-emergence of athletic and equine massage in the 1980s. He is credited with coining the term “sports massage” although he spelled it “sportsmassage.” Meagher (pronounced “Mar”) worked as a medic in … Continue reading

Did You Know … Catherine Beecher, Massage Profession Forerunner

For several hundred years, lasting into the 19th century, a predominant focus of European and North American mainstream medicine was challenging the body – balancing its humours – using methods such as bleeding, purging, blistering and sweating, and administering tonics … Continue reading