Experts estimate that upwards of ninety percent of disease is stress-related. And perhaps nothing ages us faster, internally and externally, than high stress. Massage is an effective tool for managing this stress, which translates into:
Massage can also help specifically address a number of health issues. Bodywork can:
Swedish Massage- A relaxation massage with gentle but firm pressure to improve circulation, ease muscle aches and tension and improve flexibility.
Deep Tissue- Deep Tissue is a type of massage that focuses on deeper layers of the muscles. It is helpful for tense and contracted areas such as stiff neck, low back tightness and sore shoulders.
Myofascial Release- Connective tissue release. Consisting of a mixture of light stretching and massage work.
Sports Massage- Sports massage is typically used before, during, and after athletic events. The purpose is to peak your performance, drain away fatigue, releave swelling, reduce muscle tension, promote flexibility and to prevent injures.
Prenatal massage- Massage therapy during pregnancy is a wonderful complementary choice for prenatal care. It is a healthy way to reduce stress and promote overall wellness. Massage relieves many of the normal discomforts experienced during pregnancy, such as backaches, stiff neck, leg cramps, headaches and edema (or swelling).
Reflexology- Reflexology is a focussed pressure technique, usually directed at the feet or hands. It is based on the premise that there are zones and reflexes on different parts of the body which correspond to and are relative to all parts, glands and organs.