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MASSAGE

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Massage

Swedish massage is holistic treating the mind, body and soul. When treating the body the mind and spirit are affected, therefore the treatment is holistic.  

Massage has been practised for thousands of years and benefits the client both physiologically and psychologically.  

 

Reasons for massage  

 

  • Time for self/ Relaxation  

  • Soothing aching muscles  

  • Stress relief  

  • Before/after exercise  

  • Cellulite  

  • Slimming  

  • Lymph drainage/ Fluid retention   

  • Blood and lymphatic circulation are stimulated  

  • Feeling of well-being and an increase in confidence and self esteem  

 

Effects of massage  

 

  • Relaxes tense and contracted muscles due to increase blood flow  

  • Stimulates nerve endings, relieves muscular pain and fatigue – can help trapped nerves  

  • Increases lymph flow, aids removal of waste products and toxins – increase blood to the arteries pumps blood around the body, veins pump the blood out the body  

  • Warms tissues and produces erythema – reddening of the skin  

  • Increase cellular function and regeneration of body cells – massage removes dead skin cells  

  • Sebaceous (oil) secretions of the skin are increased moisturising the skin  

  • Loosens scar tissue  

  • Softens and mobilises localised fatty deposits – cellulite 

Indian Head Massage

Indian head massage is an ancient therapeutic treatment that has been practiced in India for thousands of years.  

IHM is a treatment based on old Ayurvedic techniques involving work on the upper back, shoulders, neck, scalp and face. 

A variety of massage movements are used to relieve accumulated tension, stimulate circulation and restore joint movement. 

IHM is also used to aid the condition and health of the hair, particularly when combined with the use of natural organic oils. 

Indian Head Massage is used by practitioners to help reduce stress and fatigue, increase mental clarity, and relax and rejuvenate the receiver. 

Pregnancy Massage

During pregnancy is a great time to have a massage. Feel safe in the knowledge that our therapist has had extra training to ensure your wellbeing throughout the treatment. Benefits during pregnancy include.​

  • Relaxation – massage during pregnancy helps to stop the build-up of tension, especially in the neck and shoulders   

  • In the later stages of pregnancy tension in the lower back caused by the extra weight of the baby can be alleviated  

  • Uplifting and revitalising – massage increases the flow of endorphins and minimizes fatigue – usually felt at the start and end of pregnancy  

  • Improves circulation – veins often become more apparent in pregnancy and there is a tendency to varicose veins (although we never massage over varicose areas!)  

  • Stimulation of lymphatic drainage – this is especially important during pregnancy because of an increased tendency to fluid retention in ankles and feet  

  • Relief of aches and pains – massage relieves aches and pains caused by distended ligaments and also the tendency to cramp  

Prices

30 minute Massage

£35

60 Minute massage

£50

Massage Therapist

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Dee Cracknell