What is Massage?
The therapeutic use of touch by manipulating and mobilising soft tissues and joints, with the aim to; ease tension, reduce pain, correct postural and functional movement issues and promote relaxation and wellbeing by calming and balancing the nervous system.
Massage practitioners use a variety of techniques, including; deep tissue, myofascial release, stretching, tapotement, gentle mobilisation and flowing strokes.
It is effective in reducing acute and chronic pain. Commonly used to benefit those suffering with neck, back, shoulder and limb pain, rheumatic conditions, sporting injuries as well as the symptomatic relief from anxiety, stress and depression.
Treatments are commonly performed using a specialised table or chair, either clothed or unclothed, with or without oil or lotion.
Massage is contraindicated for those with infections, fevers, acute inflammation, and over areas of recent trauma. Those with unstable heart conditions and recent strokes should consult their GP before electing for treatment
A Holistic Massage involves treatment that is specifically tailored to each client, It is unique, follows no fixed routine and focuses on more than just superficial aches and pains and symptoms.
As well as the physical body, a holistic massage practitioner considers a client's emotional and spiritual wellbeing, the three combining to make the whole person.
Practitioners spend years mastering the skill of matching a wide range of massage techniques; including gentle massage, stretches, relaxation work and deep tissue techniques to their client’s unique requirements.
Effectively combining the art of massage with the science of plant based essential oils as part of a therapeutic treatment in order to achieve body balance. A truly holistic therapy which considers; mind body and spirit and lifestyle patterns. Essential oils work sensitively to correct imbalance and thereby help return the body to a state of physical and mental health.
All types of people benefit from this work. Helping with chronic pain and stress, improving athletic performance. Children and older people alike can benefit from this work.
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