This modality has a focus on healing the physical and spiritual body. With a focus on stretching, compression, and breathe work. Thai massage is also known as ‘The lazy man’s yoga’ due to the therapist performing soft tissue manipulation and similar poses found in yoga and can oft at times be mistaken for a sports massage due to some of the techniques being very similar in nature.
Massage therapy from Sweden is the method that comes to mind when most individuals think of this massage. As the best-known modality form conducted worldwide, one of the main objectives is to relax the entire body. This is achieved by rubbing the muscles in the direction of blood returning to the core with lengthy gliding strokes. Swedish massage is extremely useful to increase blood oxygen levels, decrease muscle toxins, improve circulation and flexibility while at the same time relieving tension.
Deep Tissue Massage
Deep tissue massage is a form of massage therapy aimed at realigning deeper muscle and connective tissue layers. For chronic aches and pains and contracted regions such as stiff neck and upper back, low back pain, tightness of the leg muscle, and sore legs, it is particularly helpful.
Acupressure is a type of touch treatment using the principles of Chinese medicine & acupuncture. In acupressure, the same points are used on the body as in acupuncture, but instead of inserting needles, they are stimulated by finger pressure. For a multitude of symptoms and pain, acupressure is used.
Massage of aromatherapy is Swedish massage therapy with massage oil or lotion containing essential oils (extremely focused plant oils). You inhale or absorb these vital aromatic molecules through your skin during an aromatherapy session. By influencing the limbic system, an area of the brain known to affect the nervous system, it’s believed to encourage positive changes in your mind & body.
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