|WHAT MASSAGES ARE MOST BENEFICIAL TO YOU|
This article will show how to find out which specific massage is most beneficial to you at any given time. Your body is pretty good at telling you if you need a massage, but know which type of massage is most beneficial to you at that time can be tricky. Below is a descritption of each massage and what they do to your body so that you are in a better position on deciding which massage to book.
Swedish massage is aimed to give you relaxation and ease your muscle tension. The swedish
massage is performed by lubricating the skin with massage oil followed
by various strokes that warm up and work the muscle tissue. This massage is particularly good if you want to release tension from your shoulders and back.
Hot Stone Massage
Hot stone massage is a variation on classic massage therapy. Heated smooth, flat stones are placed on key points on the body. The massage therapist may also hold the stones and use them to massage certain areas of the body. You can try this massage if you suffer from hard-to-loosen trouble spots and like the therapeutic heat.
Aroma therapy massage is massage therapy but with highly concentrated plant oils, called essential oils, added to the massage oil or lotion. During the aroma therapy massage the skin is warmed and the blood drawn to the surface, increasing circulation and encouraging the elimination of toxins from the body, which has the consequence of speeding up recovery time from any illness or injury.
Feet (Reflexology) Massage
The practice of foot reflexology massage involves applying pressure to specific points on the feet in order to affect various parts of the body. This type of massage is many time considered as a complementary or alternative medicine to relieve pain, reduce stress and anxiety, rehabilitate injuries and boost general health.
Indian Head Massage
The indian head massage is also known as the champissage or shiroabhyanga massage. It is designed to improve overall health. The massage focus on the following parts of the body that are most proned to tension and stress: scalp, face, neck, arms, shoulders, and upper back. It combines massage strokes and acupressure points. You should try this massage to help release of toxins from tense and knotted muscles. It will also improve oxygen flow to the brain.
Shiatsu is a traditional hands-on Japanese healing therapy that has been formulated over the last 100 years from the traditional Japanese amma massage which is a feel good, therapeutic massage. This massage works to reduce muscle tension and fatigue and is thought to improve blood circulation in the body as well as improve function of the lymphatic system.
Back, Neck, Shoulder Massage
When you are short in time, you can most often use a back, neck and shoulder massage as a substitute. This massage releases tense from your shoulders and eases a pinched nerve. It also alleviates back and neck pain that is normally acquired from sleeping wrong, a day of gardening, hauling luggafe etc.
This massage uses very light pressure and long, gentle, rhythmic strokes to increase the flow of lymph and reduce toxins in your body. The lymph system is part of your body's immune system and helps fight infection. Lymph itself is a clear, slightly yellow fluid. It transports nutrients and oxygen to cells, collecting toxins on the way and flushing them out through the lymph nodes.
This massage helps your body fight off infection,a dn speed up healing and recovery from illness. It helps reduce water retention from your body (especially when you have swollen feet or fingers). It also helps on weight loss as improving the lymphatic system will improve your metabolic rate, which helps you burn calories more efficiently.
The above are some of the most popular massages to date for which you can educate yourself to know how best to select a massage when you need one. Nevertheless, if you want to have something handy right at the comfort of your own home without the need to go to a Salon, you can purchase yourself this Seat Cushion Vibration Massager which focuses on your upper back, mid back, lower back and thighs. It also includes soothing lumbar heat and has an ergo hand contro which can personalize your massages in 5 zones, 8 intensity levels, and 5 modes.
On the other hand if you happen to be near us and want to book yourself a massage, please go to our Beauty Salon dedicated webpage to view all of our services.
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