Massages

Swedish Massage - Deep Tissue Massage - Traditional Thai Massage - Sport Massage - Cellulite Massage - Prenatal Massage

Swedish Massage

Swedish massageis perfect for people new to massage.
It is the most common and best-known type of massagein the West, and the foundation for sports massage, deep tissue massage, aromatherapy massage, and other popular Western-style massages.
This type of massage technique is designed to stimulate circulation, flush the circulatory system, soothe your muscles, relieve pain and make you feel more relaxed.

Deep Tissue Massage

Deep tissue massagestimulates a stronger pressure and concentrates on the problematic area which might lead to a little bit of discomfort.  It utilises a mix of classic massage strokes, with increased strength, typically following the muscle from insertion to origin. The stronger pressure stimulates the muscle to release knots and to restore elasticity. Deep tissue massageis also designed to increase blood flow to targeted muscles, enabling the body’s natural healing process.

Traditional Thai Massage

Traditional Thai massageis a wonderfully energising and balancing treatment. This technique combines both pressure points and stretching. Using a sequence of gentle, flowing rhythmic motion what leaves you in a state of sublime relaxation. It is an array of benefits known of Thai Massagehas on the body and on the spirit too. To name a few, it improves the blood circulation, lowers the heart rate and increases the lymphatic flow.  By improving muscle strength and increasing flexibility helping to relieve muscle tension and remove toxins from the body which is potentially can lead to the increase of joint mobility.

Sport Massage

  The main aim of sport massageis to target the soft tissue helping eliminate tension and stress from the ligaments and muscles caused by physical activities. It alleviates the tightness and helps to correct imbalances. Therefore can be a perfect treatment prior to or after exercise with a positive effect on improving performance and prevent injuries.
Sport massageincorporates many massage techniques applying stretching, toning, stimulate circulation and using trigger point response technique to break down adhesions (knots in the muscles). It is a deeper more intense approach to get rid of those strains and lesions, caused by overexertion and/or overuse.
While sports massage beneficial preparing your body to bring about optimum performance can also, be the best option in case of a specific problem, injury caused by physical activity targeting a particular area and preparing the body part for better performance.
This treatment is not only for people doing sport. It can be beneficial for people doing physical jobs what also can have a similar effect on humans body than sports injuries.

Cellulite Massage

A cellulite massageworks to reduce cellulite by applying rhythmic motions, stroking, suctioning and kneading to stimulate the body’s natural healing process. Helping to release fatty tissues and smooth out the skin’s surface. Boosting collagen production, enhancing better circulation and flow of nutrients into those problematic areas.

Pregnancy Massage

This type of massagefor pregnant women is similar to regular massages -it is helping to relax stiff muscles, soothing sore spots, boosts blood and lymph circulation, improving mobility by reducing tension on weight-bearing joints. As well as, it can calm depression and anxiety generated by hormonal changes.

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