The manipulation/mobilization of muscles, facia and soft tissue to enhance the functions of those tissues and promote relaxation and well-being. It can be highly effective for reducing the symptoms of arthritis, back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome and other disorders of the muscular or nervous systems. Massage helps improve circulatory, lymphatic and neurological funtioning and helps manage stress and reduce anxiety and depressoin. Massage helps in post-operative care by helping to reduce recovery time and speed up the elimination of anesthetic as well as reducing pain and stiffness.
Sport massage combines different massage techniques to enhance performance and reduce recuperation times and improve athletes performance during physical activity. Massage helps alleviate pain and the negative effects that sports can have on the body. Sports massage focuses on treating soft tissue aches, pains and injuries. It helps reduce muscle stiffness and improve range of motion and help return the body to full function. An effective component of any training program.
Designed especially for the pampering of the expectant mother. Massage during pregnancy can help improve circulation and soothe tired aching muscles. Massage helps the body relax and gives emotional support. It helps relieve back strain, neck tension and helps maintain good posture. Massage aids the circulatory and lymphatic systems to keep functioning optimally. Massage can stimulate glands which help stabilize hormone levels and relieve nervous tension throughout the body. After giving birth postpartum massage can help restore body function and energy levels as well as relieve muscle tension and stress from labor.
Deep tissue massage uses slow deep pressure to target the deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue. It can be used to treat muscle pain and stiffness. Massage encourages blood flow which helps loosen tight muscles and relax trigger points. Deep tissue is great for rehabilitation and recovery from exercise, stress, strains, sprains and whiplash.
The use of smooth flowing strokes and kneading help promote general relaxation, improves circulation, range of motion and relieves muscular tension. The main focus of a relaxation massage is to distress, calm and relax the mind and the body. Relaxation massage is a pain free therapy performed at the clients chosen pressure.
All massages include a blend of essential oils designed specifically to help with your unique needs. Essential oils are anti-bacterial and many of them are anti-viral and posses fungicidal qualities. Essential oils strengthen living tissue whilst destroying bacteria.