Although short bursts of stress are normal and useful, both your physical and mental health can be damaged if stress becomes a constant feature in your life. A massage is a deeply relaxing way of reducing tension in your muscles, allowing both your mind and body to recover from stressful times.
If you’re suffering from stress, stiff muscles, headaches or sense of general ill-being, these massage techniques can work wonders.
At the end of a relaxing massage, a blood pressure reading is available.
Also known as Swedish massage, therapeutic massage is a wonderful antidote to the stresses and strains of modern living. Designed to relax the muscles and release toxins, it focuses on the top layers of muscle. It also helps circulation and gives a sense of emotional well-being.
Hot stone massage
A massage using heated basalt lava stones to nurture relaxation and help release tight muscles. People with muscle tension who prefer a lighter touch often opt for a hot stone massage as the therapeutic effects permeate the body without the need for too much deep bodywork.
Indian head massage
A meditative, calming technique to un-knot tension in the head, neck, shoulders and face, Indian head massage is the ideal stress-busting treatment. It originates from the ancient Indian Ayurvedic system of medicine and is practiced fully clothed from a seated position.