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Karina Braun
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  • North Las Vegas, NV
  • United States

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Integrative Massage, Hot Stone, Craniosacral Therapy, Reiki, Energy Work

Karina Braun's Blog

Care for your own body first

In my years as a Massage Therapist, I have learned more about myself by helping other people. I have also learned that I have to care for my own body to give to others. I have been in the field for 11 years and have owned my own spa, been a massage instructor, and worked at a spa on the strip in Las Vegas.

The physical part of my job is what drove me but it also led to burnout and injury. I was working full time at the spa and writing the… Continue

Posted on August 5, 2009 at 1:16pm

How to use your body...

To think of massage as something you only do with your hands is incorrect. A therapist who uses the hands for a palpation tool and the whole body for most of the pressure is working correctly. Massage is very physical and the muscles of the arms should not be used for long periods of time without taking a break. The arm muscles are not generally as aerobic and fatigue easily; however, the large muscles of the legs and hips can function efficiently for many hours at a time. Generate your power… Continue

Posted on August 4, 2009 at 3:30pm — 13 Comments

Belief about soft tissue

The belief you have about soft tissue is important in how you use your body to apply pressure. Soft tissues of the body respond to touch and when applied in an artful manner, a healing response can occur. Massage therapy and bodywork require a comprehensive knowledge of anatomy and physiology and a variety of approaches to the treatment of soft tissue. Expert knowledge in the bodywork field involves both intuition and intelligence to be successful. You must investigate all possible techniques… Continue

Posted on July 27, 2009 at 1:04pm

Creating Peace with Your Hands

Think of yourself as a massage athlete. Manual therapy demands skill, strength, and endurance, just like a track and field runner or baseball player. The symptoms of overtraining are just like an athlete and include fatigue, lack of energy, pain, insomnia, and depression. Rest is essential for the treatment of overtraining. You can take your resting heart rate in the morning and if it is higher than the previous day, you may not have recovered from the previous day.

Insightful strategies… Continue

Posted on July 10, 2009 at 4:35pm

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At 5:13pm on June 14, 2011, Gloria Coppola said…

Thanks Karina - I appreciate you spreading the word about the upcoming Lomi Course.

Details are at

At 3:31pm on May 23, 2011, Gloria Coppola said…

Hey Karina!

I am coming to Las Vegas to teach Lomi for 5 days in July!

At 2:07pm on April 18, 2011, Jennifer Hartley said…
Hello, There is still time to sign up for our Burn Scar Massage Therapy Class at Northwest Health Careers in Las Vegas this saturday. The cost of the class is $300 for 8 specialized CEU's. We will also be coming back on June 25th. hope to see you at one of these classes.
At 9:05pm on April 4, 2011, Frank J said…

Thank you for the info about advertising for classes

At 1:47pm on December 22, 2010, Vivian Madison Mahoney said…

Thank you Karina for the sweet message. I am so sorry that Ididnt see it before. I hardly ever get on here. Never time to go off track to do some fun things it seems.

Happy Holidays to you and your family!!

At 1:11am on September 10, 2010, Zhang Yu said…
Hello,to share the China Child Massage and heal many diseases.
Zhang Yu
At 1:40pm on June 22, 2010, Janene Porter said…
Congratulatinos on your inductino to the World Massage Festival Hall of Fame in 2012! You deserve it, sister!
At 9:15pm on May 25, 2010, Mahendra said…

At 1:37pm on March 16, 2010, Las Vegas Massage In Summerlin said…
Yes, we'll get together another time ;)

Are you a member of the Las Vegas Massage Meetup Group? Perhaps we can meet with them.

At 1:36pm on March 13, 2010, Las Vegas Massage In Summerlin said…
Hi Karina!

I will be attending Monday only, as I have my son with me this weekend and need to spend some quality time with him!

Feel free to give me a call at: 702.203.5670 if you'd like to get together and meet somewhere.

I'd ask for your number to call you, but the last time I did that, got a angry husband on my hands!



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