Swedish Relaxation Massage
If relaxation and relief of muscle tension are what you are wanting - this massage is perfect! You will feel relaxed, invigorated and energised after this treatment. It is one of the most commonly offered massage techniques, sometimes called the classic massage. With its main purpose being to increase the oxygen flow in the blood and release toxins from the muscles.
The massage is a system of long strokes, kneading, friction, tapping, percussion, vibration and shaking motions that apply pressure between muscles and bones, rubbing in the same direction as the flow of blood returning to the heart.
If you have an area of particular concern, such as a tight neck, tell Carmen and she will spend more time in this area. Depending on personal preference, you can ask for light, medium or firm pressure.
Indian Head Massage
A wonderfully relaxing massage that is very effective at relieving aches, pains and stress. This is a divine treatment that leaves you with a deep sense of relaxation, calm and tranquility. The client remains fully clothed and sits in a chair. It is a holistic treatment that uses acupressure massage to release stress that has accumulated in the tissues, muscles and joints of the head, face, neck and shoulders. It aims to rebalance your bodies energies.
Benefits include: Relief of built up tension that often results in headaches, migraines, neck and back pain; Detoxification of the body by stimulating lymphatic drainage; Boost overall immunity; Improvement of circulation, which in turn increases energy levels; Relief of sleeplessness, restlessness and insomnia; Soothes symptoms of asthma by calming the respiratory systems
Head / Scalp Massage
A head massage feels fabulous. You can expect it to be a very soothing and relaxing massage where the therapist will focus on delivery light strokes and massage to your entire skull.
In addition to the sensory pleasure it offers, a head massage may ease symptoms of a headache, reduce stress, and possibly boost hair growth too. Massaging the scalp relaxes the nervous system by stimulating the nerves close to the surface of the skin.
Oils with added benefits can be used, but not essential to received the massage.
Your feet are one of the parts of your body that works hard every day. Walking, running and even when you are sitting, your feet are working for you. The average person will walk around 115,000 miles in a lifetime. That is about 8-10,000 steps a day. It is no wonder that 75% of Americans will experience foot problems at least once in their life.
With all this work, feet need a lot of care. They get sore and tired. Cramp and stiff. They can swell, sweat and ache.
The physical aspect of a foot massage, the manipulation and massage of muscles provides a therapeutic effect. Below are some of the health benefits:
Helps in relaxation
Promotes better sleep
Relieves body pains
Improves mood and fights depression
Makes feet healthier
The health benefits of massage therapy are well-documented, and a hand massage is no exception. Having your hands massaged feels good, it can help ease muscle tension, and is may even reduce pain.
Studies have shown that having a regular professional hand massage has the potential to improve your health and well-being in a number of ways:
Carpal tunnel syndrom
Reduced hand pain
Greater grip strength