It is good to know differences
between different massages and how they are performed before you receive
- It stimulates relaxation, restores energy flow and encourages
revitalization through rocking, holding and massaging.
- Technique of using quick and vigorous strokes, including deep tissue,
on localized body parts where a specific activity may have caused
exertion and muscle tightness.
- Massage treatment of the lymphatic system, which stimulates
circulation, reduces edema (water retention) and frees up stored toxins,
encouraging them to "flow" out of the body. Treatment is done either
through manual massage, or as part of a hydrotherapy massage.
Massage - Massage
technique employing gentle
firm manipulation of pressure points and muscles; massage oil or lotion
is used to lubricate the skin to promote friction and ease of
- This massage incorporates acupressure and yoga manipulations by the
therapist on the recipient, who is situated on a mat on the floor.
- A massage treatment where the client and therapist are immersed in a
pool of warm water. Treatment consists of pressure point massage, as in
shiatsu, and rhythmic movements and stretches. Ideal in the treatment of
stiffness and injured bone structure.
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