Swedish massage - the most common of massages, relaxes the entire body while rubbing the muscles with long gliding strokes in the direction of blood returning to hearth. It is exceptional for increasing the level of oxygen in the blood, decreasing muscle toxin, improving circulation and flexibility while easing tensions.
Thai massage - this type is performed on a floor mat. The technique of passive stretching and gentle pressure with hands and feet is both relaxing and energising. This massage helps to adjust the skeletal structure, relieve muscular and joint tension, increase flexibility, stimulate the internal organs and balance the body's energy system.
Deep tissue massage - similar to Swedish massage but is used to target knots and release chronic muscle tension. Other benefits include reducing inflammation and helping to eliminate scar tissue. This is great for rehabilitation after injuries for chronic issues or keeping in shape.
Hot stone massage - uses water heated stones to apply pressure and heat the body. Stones coated in oil can also be used by the therapist delivering various massage strokes. The hot stone therapy melts away tension, eases muscle stiffness and increases circulation and metabolism. The stones used are commonly Basalt stones or lava rocks, which over time become extremely polished and smooth.
Sports massage - known as manual and manipulative therapy. Sport massage is a physical treatment primarily used on the neuro-musculo-skeletal system to treat pain and disability. It is valuable on to an athlete's preparation and recovery, preventing injury and helping to achieve optimal performance. It mostly includes kneading and manipulation of muscles, joint mobilization and joint manipulation.
Shiatsu massage - traditional Japanese 'healing therapy' originating from the Japanese amma therapeutic massage. Shiatsu is a type of alternative medicine consisting of finger and palm pressure, thumbs, elbows, feet and knees. stretches, and other techniques. Works to unblock energy flows and restore balance to meridians and organs.
Reflexology - healing technique based on the principle that there are areas, or reflex points, on the feet and hands that correspond to each organ, gland and structure in the body. By working on these reflexes, the reflexologist solves blockages and tensions in the rest of the body. It is non invasive treatment which can give a boost to the entire body's output.
Relaxing massage - therapists uses gentle and smooth gliding strokes with less emphasis on working out serious adhesion or knots in the muscle tissues. Helps to improve blood circulation by focusing on areas of tension, calming anxiety and asthma, decreases stress hormone - cortisol, improves mood and feeling of well being. In addition to relaxation, massage can reduce pain, increase energy levels, improve physical/mental performance and stimulate the body's lymphatic system to carry away waste products of metabolism.
Lomi Lomi massage - Lomi Lomi massage originates from Hawaii and it is a healing practice deeply inspired by the spirit of 'living Aloha'. The therapists use palms, forearms, fingers, knuckles, elbows, knees, feet, even sticks and stones to restore your body's positive energies so you can reach a relaxing feeling of well being.
Indian Head massage - based on the ancient healing system of Ayurveda has a strong effect on three higher chakras (energy points) - the mind, body and spirit. This very revitalising massage of head, upper back, shoulders, arms, neck and ears is ideal for those who suffer from headaches, migraines, anxiety, stress and sinus problems.
Remedial massage - holistically treats the whole body and traces the discomfort back to the original cause. It uses specialised techniques to speed up the body's own repair mechanism. The is applied directly to the skin usually with an oil lubricant. Passive stretching moves are also employed.
Chinese massage - is a part of traditional Chinese medicine, closely related to acupuncture and acupressure. This treatment creates movement and is therefore seen as a treatment for pain relief. There are two types of Chinese massage - Tui na which focuses on stretching, pushing and kneading the muscles and Zhi Ya which focuses on pressing at acupressure points and on pinching. Tui Na is part of Traditional Chinese medicine and involve Meridian Application, Herbal Formulas, Qigong Therapy and herbal application.
Others Treatments: Acupressure,
Deep Tissue Massage,
Hot Stone Massage,
Trigger Point Therapy,
4 Hands Massage,
Tui Na Massage,