Swedish Massage (A popular general-purpose system of massage, devised in Sweden.) Swedish massage is the most common and best-known type of bodywork in the West. If it's your first time at the spa or you don't get massage often, Swedish massage is the best place to start. One of the primary goals of the Swedish massage technique is to relax the entire body. Swedish massage is exceptionally beneficial for increasing the level of oxygen in the blood, decreasing muscle toxins, improving circulation and flexibility while easing tension.
Swedish massage and other types of therapeutic massage are performed by trained, licensed massage therapists. A Swedish massage can be slow and gentle, or vigorous and bracing, depending on the therapist's personal style and what he or she is trying to achieve.
AROMA THERAPY (One of the main methods of aromatherapy to relieve physical nuisances and emotional stress is massage.)
Aromatherapy massage is the alternative therapeutic technique which combines the natural therapeutic properties of the essential oils and the healing power of massage therapy. Aromatherapy uses essential oils that are thought to have healing properties. These oils are the concentrated essences taken from the flowers, fruit, seeds, leaves and bark of certain plants.
Aromatherapy massage is performed on nude clients; however the therapist will leave the room so that you can undress in privacy.
One of the main methods of aromatherapy to relieve physical nuisances and emotional stress is massage. Full body relaxation massage with aromatherapy oils includes your back, the front and back of your legs (including thighs), your feet, your arms and your chest. During an hour of indulgence, this treatment will totally relax you and help drive out tensions.
(A Therapeutic Deep Tissue Massage Can Help You Reduce Chronic Pain Symptoms And Break Up Scar Tissue)
Deep tissue massage therapy is similar to Swedish massage, but the deeper pressure is beneficial in releasing chronic muscle tension. The primary goal for deep tissue massage is to restore a balanced upright posture, decrease symptoms of pain, break down scar tissue/muscle adhesion’s and improve your range of motion. It is a massage technique that works on the deeper layers of muscle tissue.
Benefit of Deep Tissue Massage:
(Thai massage is a form of body work that has gained wide popularity in the West.) Thai massage is a form of body work that has gained wide popularity in the West. A complete Thai massage incorporates a traditional combination of point pressure, energy meridian work, and yoga-like stretching for an invigorating and balancing experience. Thai Massage combines gentle, yoga-like stretching with massage of the muscles, tendons, pressure points and energy lines, or Sen. While there are hundreds of energy lines in the body, Thai massage focuses on the ten main energy lines, or Sip Sen.
Thai Massage is done on a mat as opposed to a table. This allows the practitioner to get the body leverage necessary for the stretches and postures characteristically used in Thai Massage. Depending on the needs of the client, Thai Massage technique may also employ the elbows, knees and feet in addition to the hands.
A head, neck and shoulder massage is a wonderful way to ease shoulder and neck tension while gaining a peaceful retreat from the outside world. Head, Neck and Should massage may help:
This is an ancient technique that focuses on the reflex points in the feet, hands and head. The reflex points coincide with all the organs and organ systems in the body. Reflexology increases and rebalances energy, relieves stress, balances body function, and helps you relax.
A lot of tension is held in the facial muscles so the treatment helps to stimulate facial nerves and deep facial muscles, boost microcirculation and results in releasing held tension, encouraging better skin cell renewal, improving skin tone, giving the complexion a nice healthy glow.
A good Reflexology Foot Massage is an incredible healing force that can help alleviate many symptoms such as headache, insomnia, chronic fatigue, dizziness, as well as help treat the underlying cause of many internal diseases such as Liver disease, Kidney disease, Heart disease, High blood pressure, plus virtually any disease known to man.
I will now share with you some fundamentals of giving a good therapeutic foot massage, as well as how to massage your own feet for self healing and stress management.
You may start your Reflexology Foot Massage by applying massage lotion to the feet. This is not mandatory but is usually recommended since most feet have some degree of callous which the lotion can help alleviate, as well as reducing the friction between your hands and the patients' feet.