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I will be happy to answer questions relating to modalities including Swedish, Deep Tissue, Sports Massage, and more. I can provide information for therapists including massage equipment, supplies, laws, massage schools, etc.

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I am a Professional Massage & Bodywork Therapist in the state of South Carolina. I have experience in a variety of modalities including Swedish, Deep Tissue, Sports Massage, Cranial Sacral, and Therapeutic Touch. I have had training in Theory Practice and Professionalism, Anatomy, Kinesiology, Physiology, Pathology, Business and Ethics, Self Care, Contraindications, and Legal.


I have created a website devoted to the World of Massage Therapy and US Directory of Schools, Therapists & Services. Also, including Videos and Links to massage and health related sites at


I am the author of "Awaken Your Mind," which is wonderful inspirational book filled with my powerful messages that will transform your life to a bright beginning. To order a copy today please visit my website or! I am hoping to inspire, encourage, and help others to recognize their value and the beauty of life.

Here are a few quotes you will find in my book, "Awaken Your Mind," among others....

Love is the ultimate bliss that conquers the depravity in our hearts ~ Brandy

Freedom is the one who has banished their fears, who is in control of oneself, and not bound by the judgments of others ~ Brandy

Materialism makes us feel good and want more. What really matters is who we are and where we are going ~ Brandy

A person who doesn't use their gift or talent is like a bird that doesn't use its wings ~ Brandy


I am a Licensed Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork Therapist, Certified Photographer, and Author of "Awaken Your Mind."

Awards and Honors

American Poetry Society
Poems Published:
"The Silence Within"
"A Breath of Sweet Smell"
"My Love"

Past/Present Clients

I have treated babies, children, elderly people, patients with illnesses such as arthritis, bursitis, fatigue, diabetes, immunity suppression, depression, and more.

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Amber10/25/0810That was great Brandy; thanks very much .....
Burdelle Krikke10/20/08101010thanks for any advice or help.
Oleg Vologin10/20/08101010 
Sharon10/15/08101010Thank you Brandy for your quick response .....

Recent Answers from Brandy Thurman

2010-11-01 Side effects from deep massage:

Hello Carla,    It is possible that the vasovagal nerve, which is the nerve of the muscle in the throat and the larynx, was stimulated while receiving the massage. If a person is upright when this happens

2010-08-03 massage leg and foot. pedicure:

Hello Sherri,    If a client is taking blood thinners, a gentle or light massage is fine. A deep tissue massage is contraindicated and may cause bruising. If you are uncomfortable following through with

2009-08-03 masage law:

Hello Lexie,    If your manager does not limit the number of massages you can perform a day, then I would consider working on call. This way you can choose when you want to work and you have the option

2009-08-01 masage law:

Hello Lexie,    I do not believe that there is a massage law to say how many hours a therapist should work.  The number of hours a therapist can work depends on the individual considering their age, health

2009-01-28 post exercise contraindications:

Hello Zaphira,    Post exercise massage increases local circulation, cellular permeability, and has a soothing effect on central and peripheral nerves. There are some contraindications such as a body temperature


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