Deep Tissue Massage, Swedish , Back, Neck & Shoulder, Pregnancy, Indian Head, Hot Stones, Holistic Facial, Myofacial Release.Muscle is pressed, rubbed, and otherwise manipulated including other soft tissues of the body, often varying pressure and movement. Practitioners mostly use their hands and fingers, but may use their forearms or elbows. Typically, the intent is to relax the soft tissues, increase delivery of blood and oxygen to the massaged areas, warm them, and decrease pain." (Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council - CNHC www.cnhc.org.uk)
Indian Head Massage.
Indian head massage has been used in Asia for over 5,000 years and works specifically on the area surrounding the head, scalp, face, neck, shoulders and upper back. Indian head massage comes from Ayurveda, an ancient method involving natural therapies, which takes into account mind, body and spirit.
Holistic Facial Massage.
This is a very gentle & relaxing treatment and acts like a natural facelift, helps to improve overall
Myofascial Release Massage.
This Massage helps to release restrictions within the fascial network (connective tissue), enabling stuck, hardened & dehydrated areas to become pliable, soft, mobile & hydrated.
The therapist will also check that there is no allergy to the oils being used.
The first session will involve taking a case history so may last longer. You will be lying on a couch fully covered with towels. Only the part of your body being massaged will be exposed to maintain your modesty. The therapist may use oils or creams during the massage to allow for a smooth free flowing movement.
After the session you will be encouraged to rest and to drink plenty of water. You will be encouraged to avoid alcohol, caffeine and tobacco for at least 24 hours.
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