The term ‘massage therapy’ is used to describe a wide variety of techniques that vary in the manner in which touch, pressure and the intensity of the treatment is applied. The benefits of massage is the feeling of deep relaxation and calm. This occurs because massage prompts the release of endorphins – the brain chemicals (neurotransmitters) that produce feelings of wellbeing. Levels of stress hormones, such as adrenalin, cortisol and norepinephrine, are also reduced. Studies show that high levels of stress hormones impair the immune system.
Swedish massage uses gentle, flowing kneading and tapping techniques on the surface muscles, along with joint movements to ease muscle tension. This therapy provides a calming and invigorating effect and can also be beneficial for injury recovery.
Hot stone massage is a type of therapeutic massage that involves the use of smooth, heated stones. The massage therapist places the stones on specific points on the body and incorporates them into the massage strokes. The warmth from the stones helps to relax muscles and increase circulation, allowing for a deeper and more effective massage. The stones can also be placed on the hands and feet to provide additional pressure and stimulation.
Deep tissue massage is a type of massage therapy that focuses on realigning deeper layers of muscles and connective tissue. It uses slow, deep, and firm pressure on specific areas of the body to alleviate chronic aches and pains, and improve flexibility and mobility.
Therapeutic massage has been shown to improve joint flexibility, relieve lower-back pain, and stimulate the release of endorphins. It can also be used to treat and Sports injuries, work-related injuries, Walking or running-related pain. Poor posture and suboptimal use of the body in movement
The service takes place in the same room, at the same time, with two different therapists. Couples massage allows two people to have a shared experience that can result in a closer bond. A couple may choose this time to chat and catch up with each other or simply relax and enjoy the experience together.