The Benefits of Therapeutic Massage
- Relaxes you both mentally and physically
- Relieves muscle tension and stiffness
- Helps increase flexibility
- Stimulates cardiovascular system
- Can aid digestion
- Can accelerate many healing processes
- Reduces arthritis and joint pain
The most common form of massage. Characterized by long, smooth strokes intermixed with kneading and percussive movements to relax muscle tissue.
The art of Japanese massage originated in China 3000 years ago and was introduced to Japan about 1300 years ago. Swedish and Shiatsu are among the massage forms that grew out of this rich tradition. Anma is deep tissue work using no oils and is based on kneading movements.
Literally translated as “finger pressure”, Shiatsu is a Japanese form of body work designed to promote health by influencing and improving the state of Ki (Chi in Chinese) in the body. “Ki” energy.
Reiki (pronounced ray-kay) is a Japanese word representing Universal Light Energy. Reiki heals body, mind, and spirit. It accelerates the body’s natural ability to heal physical ailments. It opens the mind and spirit to the causes of disease, disharmony and pain. It loosens blocked energy and allows the body to reestablish its natural equilibrium. It helps the body cleanse itself of toxins.