But what if that hour of massage did more for you than just take the pressures of the day away? What if that gentle, Swedish massage helped you combat cancer? What if bodywork helped you recover from a strained hamstring in half the time? What if your sleep, digestion and mood all improved with massage and bodywork? What if these weren't just "what ifs"?
We now have scientific proof of the benefits of massage - benefits ranging from treating chronic diseases and injuries to alleviating the growing tensions of our modern lifestyles. Having a massage does more than just relax your body and mind - there are specific physiological and psychological changes which occur, even more so when massage is utilized as a preventative, frequent therapy and not simply mere luxury. Massage not only feels good, but it can cure what ails you.
What You Already Know: The Benefits of Massage
In an age of technical and, at times, impersonal medicine, massage offers a drug-free, non-invasive and humanistic approach based on the body's natural ability to heal itself. So what exactly are the benefits to receiving regular massage and/or bodywork treatments?
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This firm massage will release tension, blockages and knots while relieving muscular tension and spasm due to stress, work or athletic activities
Massage therapy restores vital energy, reduces stress and promotes a balanced combination of modalities ranging from gentle to firm pressure, paying attention to areas requiring extra care or concentration.
We will address expectant mother needs. Massage can alleviate swelling, insomnia and help prevent anemia during pregnancy.
This aromatic scalp and full body massage treatment is perfect antidote for stress and fatigue. A special recipe of avocado oil is blended with wild lime blossom, ginger and sandalwood before a vigorous application to the scalp, neck and shoulders. A full body massage with citrus extracts restores the body and mind while the scalp treatment soothes and nourishes.
This unique therapy begins with a brisk rubdown using warmed oils of your choosing:
• Detox (ginger-lemongrass
• Relax (lavender - tangerine)
• Muscles cleanser(wintergreen - eucalyptus)Once the oil has been applied, you will be wrapped to "bake" peacefully, before enjoying 90 minutes massage.
Indulge tired, overworked feet with this relaxing, restorative treatment. Reflexology is natural healing art restores the flow of energy thought the body and provides a sense of peace and renewed balance. Tiredness and distress disappear and you feel your entire body becoming relaxed and revitalized!
An acupressure application of essential scalp oils and Nina's signature scalp and earring massage makes an indulgent addition to any massage or body treatment
Our sense of smell is directly and powerfully linked to our brain. Tapping this intense sensory experience we will add essential oils to carrier oil and apply to the skin during massage, inducing deep relaxation and increasing one's sense of well-being. Choose any formula below:
• Anxiety relief - geranium, bergamot and lavender
• Clarity - basil, cardamom, geranium, bergamot, rosemary and peppermint
• Longevity - thyme, clove, orange and frankincense
• Soothing - wintergreen, eucalyptus, lemon and peppermint
• Peace - orange, grapefruit, lime, tangerine
This gentle and specific technique stimulates the lymphatic system, enhances the circulation activity and reproduction of white blood cells and encourages the body's natural process of releasing bacteria and toxins. This unique massage stimulates the immune system as well as to treat edemas and lymphedema disease and designed to give special relief from fatigue, stress and pain.