Swedish Massage is the gentle manipulation of the body’s soft tissues, to stimulate circulation and relieve muscle spasm. It can be used superficially to produce an all over relaxing effect or it can be used to affect the deeper tissues. It is the most basic and gentle of massages which leaves you deeply relaxed.
Swedish Massage can be a soft, slow and gentle, or vigorous, deep and bracing, the particular type dependent upon the customer’s preference. Both types will relieve muscle spasm and general tensions.
Remedial and Sports Massage involves deep tissue work, such as is required in many painful conditions and by athletes who want to enhance their performance. The client will be assessed for range of movement in the affected joints and then treated accordingly using a variety of techniques including myofascial release and neuromuscular technique.
You do not need to be an athlete to benefit from this type of treatment, as it has a range of benefits, including treatment of repetitive strain injuries and muscle spasm. For the athlete, both amateur and professional, it is a valuable part of any training regime, reducing the likelihood of injury and improving recovery time after training.
Pregnancy massage is a wonderful way to ease muscle pain, relax and connect with your baby during pregnancy. The treatment is relaxing yet efficient addressing common areas of tension. While fully supporting the client and using appropriate massage oils, I provide a truly relaxing experience. Pregnancy massage has been proven to have the following benefits:
Myofascial release is a technique which frees the fascial system, a three dimensional web connecting and surrounding every system and cell in the body. Fascial restrictions can appear after trauma, both physical and emotional. and due to postural restrictions and compensations.