Swedish Massage

Swedish massage shortens recovery time from muscular strain by flushing the tissues of lactic acid, uric acid, and other metabolic wastes. It increases circulation without increasing heart load. It stretches the ligaments and tendons keeping them supple and pliable. Swedish massage also stimulates the skin and nervous system and soothes the nerves themselves at the same time. It reduces stress, both emotional and physical, and is suggested in a regular program for stress management. It also has many specific medical uses.

Aromatherapy Massage

Aromatherapy uses essential oils from plants to heal, alleviate pain and regulate mood. Essential oils are a volatile, highly concentrated plant extracts, derived from leaves, bark, roots, seeds resins and flowers. Aromatherapy massage uses these essential oils, but they can also be used in hydrotherapy baths, facials and body treatment.

Essential oils can affect almost every organ in the body. Each essential oil has a unique pharmacological effect, such as anti-bacterial, antiviral, diuretic, vasodilator, tranquillizing, and stimulates the adrenal system.

Aromatherapy, oils are indispensable to the principals of massage therapy.

Sensual Massage

Sensual massage is the use of hands and body to stimulate the sense of touch. Touch in general tends to encourage deeper sensitive connections; applying pressure as well as making people feel more relaxed. In sensual massage, there is a focus on maintaining constant physical contact throughout the massage and on massaging the body. The tool used are ylang-ylang, jasmine, grapeseed, type of mixed aromatherapy oil. A sensual massage will begin with softer stroke variants to soothe and relax the recipient and move into stronger or harder techniques as the massage progresses. Sensual massage is healthy and the physical effects become part of the experience. Sensual massage boosts blood flow all across the body. It also reduces the levels of cortisol, the stress hormone, in the body and increases oxytocin, a hormone involved with feelings of affection and bonding. Regular massage can also lead to improved immune function and better general health overall.

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