Swedish massage consists of a specific set of massage movements: effleurage or sliding movements, petrissage or kneading movements, friction, vibration and percussion. It traditionally also includes passive and active joint movements, stretching and bending joints with the assistance of the massage therapist. Swedish massage is sometimes considered to be more soothing than therapeutic - it strengthens health, regenerates the body, removes stress and nervous tension, relaxes, strengthens immunity, helps to recover from hard physical work. Swedish massage is one of the most basic massages and is recommended for anyone who wants to enjoy their first massage or who wants to relax their body.
Oil Massage means stimulating the tissues of the body by the hands with the massage oil in order to promote health and rejuvenation to the entire body. Base of the movements come from Swedish massage, however oil massages are designed to let the hands slide more easily during massage session and generally can provide maximum relaxation for both body and mind. Oil massage is a wonderful way to relieve stress and tension that has accumulated in your body during a tiring day. One of the most important benefits of an oil massage is that it improves blood circulation and at the same time helps to decrease blood pressure which is a major factor for people that suffer from problems related to hypertension. Oil massages increase and maintain the flexibility of your joints. It works all your muscles, tissues and joints thus improving athletic performance and facilitating an easier movement for your body. Oil massage is recommended for people, who wish to have deeper level of relaxation and stress relief.
Sports massage is really a sort of Swedish massage that stimulates circulation of blood and lymph fluids.The main purpose of sports massage therapy is to help alleviate the stress and tension which builds up in the body's soft tissues during physical activity. Where minor injuries and lesions occur due to overexertion or overuse, massage can break them down quickly and effectively. The massage will help prepare the person for peak performance, to drain away fatigue and relieve swelling, to reduce muscle tension, promote flexibility and to prevent injuries. Sports massage reduces the heart rate and blood pressure, increases blood circulation and lymph flow, improves flexibility and relieves pain. Sports massage can help prevent those niggling injuries that so often get in the way of performance and achievement, whether a person is an athlete or a once a week jogger. Sports massage is thus recommended also after long city or nature walks.
Hot stone massage is a natural therapy in which warmed stones are positioned on parts of the client's body to maximize the therapeutic benefit. The high iron content in stones helps to retain heat during the massage. Hot stone massages are beneficial on both physical and psychological levels. Always check with your doctor before getting a hot stone massage; individuals with certain conditions, including pregnant women and people with high blood pressure, are advised to avoid this type of therapy. The heat from the stones helps relax your muscles, allowing the massage therapist to manipulate your deep tissues more effectively. Hot stone massage may provide greater relief due to the intense nature of the massage. Because the hot stones allow the massage therapist to penetrate deeper, you may find that a hot stone massage leaves you feeling physically better and is recommended for all kinds of people.
Aromatherapy massage is Swedish massage therapy using massage oil that contains essential oils (highly concentrated plant oils). During an aromatherapy massage you inhale essential oil molecules and absorb them through your skin. They are thought to promote positive changes in your mind and body by affecting the limbic system, a region of the brain known to influence the nervous system. People often get it for back pain or neck pain relief, and/or shoulder muscles or to ease stress. For people with sensitive skin, essential oils may cause an allergic skin reaction since they are highly potent and can be absorbed through skin. Aromatherapy massage with scented essential oils is recommended for those who wish to enhance their oil massage to the next-level of relaxation.
A full-body massage generally includes your arms, legs, hands and feet, your neck and back. It strengthens health, regenerates the body, removes stress and nervous tension, relaxes, increase your immune system's functionality, helps to recover from hard physical work. It reduces muscle spasms and muscle pain, improves lymph flow and overall body condition. A full body massage is a relaxing, soothing and refreshing act of pressing, rubbing, patting and kneading of the skin and body muscles, ligaments, tendons and any part of the body, which is under stress or pain. A full body massage can relieve pain and stiffness in the body. The full body massage may release endorphins, which act as a pain reliever. It helps relieve muscles that are tired or overused and may also help ease headaches and migraine pain. A massage help an athlete's sore muscles after a hard workout or benefit a sports injury. The full body massage is wonderful way to let your whole body relax for long time and have all parts of your body being treated.
A couple's massage is when you and your friend or partner each enjoy a massage side-by-side with two therapists that work at the same time. Couple's massage may include individual massage of each person which can be adjusted to their personal wishes. It is recommended for those who want to enjoy their time together. The massage regenerates the body, removes stress and nervous tension, relaxes, strengthens immunity, helps to recover from hard physical work, reduces muscle spasms and tension, reduces pain, improves lymph flow and overall body condition. It is recommended for those who wish to have massages together at the same time to better synchronize the relaxation and share a pleasant moment together.
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