Alive’s Hot List 2013 is full of great shout outs to local businesses. Indigo is honored to be named “Best Massage Therapy” by the magazine. Check out the digital version of this months magazine for more great local businesses!
“Before Western medical practices displaced traditional midwifery, the touch and massage of a midwife or birth attendant was a central component of prenatal care around the world. In the absence of obstetrical tools and gadgets, a midwife had her eyes, ears and hands to diagnose and assist pregnant women. Honed by constant practice, the midwife’s senses of observation and intuition were finely tuned. Today, traditional healers and midwives skillfully integrate the ancient healing arts of massage and midwifery, as they have for thousands of years.”
More on the fascinating subject of touch and prenatal care here!