Deep, Connective Tissue Massage
program is effective in releasing chronic patterns of tension in the body with
slow strokes an deep finger pressure, either following or going across the grain
of the muscles.
Sports massage is becoming increasingly
popular as athletically active people are discovering its techniques promoting
greater athletic endurance and performance, lessen chances of injury and
reducing recovery time. It can include pre-event, post-event and maintenance
techniques that focus on the muscles relevant to particular athletic activities.
Swedish massage refers to a collection of
techniques designed primarily to relax muscles by applying pressure to them
against deeper muscles and bones. Swedish massage can relax muscles, increase
circulation, remove metabolic waste products, help the recipient obtain a
feeling of connectiveness, a better awareness of the body and the way the us and
Polarity therapy is a holistic approach
to natural health care by balancing the body both physically and energetically.
It asserts that energy fields exist everywhere in nature, and the flow and
balance of this energy in the human body is the underlying foundation for
health. The technique ranges from deep finger pressure to a more subtle and
indirect treatment in which the hands are held slightly above the area being
Reflexology is based on the belief that there
are places on the feet and hands that correspond to parts of the body (internal
organs and joints). Manipulating those parts of the feet or hands can restore
energy to the corresponding parts of the body.
Shiatsu and Acupressure
Shiatsu is a system based on the
Oriental theory that the body has a series of energy points. A skilled
therapist applies pressure to these chartered points to stimulate nerves and