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What Do Writing and Massages Have in Common?

Find out today as professional massage therapists will be on MBU’s campus in an event sponsored by the Writing Center. And yes, there is a connection.


Have you ever wondered about the correlation between massage therapy and writing?

The Academic Success Center Writing Lab’s first workshop of the new semester features 10-minute massages from Well Kneaded Massage and tips on how to improve writing.

Join the Academic Success Center Tuesday, Jan. 21, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Spartan Hall, located in the SRC.

Following the massages in Room 328 of the Field Building there will be a workshop on the similarities that link the art of massage and writing.

This one-hour workshop will help students learn the beneficial aspects that a massage can have on their writing skills.

Interested students should stop by the Academic Success Center in Room 117 of the Field Building, or email: Or call 314-392-2364.

Molly Carver

Molly Carver

Molly Carver is Social Media Editor for MBU Timeline and news anchor for MBU Timeline-Broadcast. She is majoring in Public Relations with a minor in Journalism. After graduation, Carver plans to find work with a boutique public relations agency where she can utilize her passions for writing and strategic planning.


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