Massage is the manual manipulation of the body's soft tissue to promote and restore good health. The soft tissue of the body includes the fascia, tendons, ligaments and muscles. Massage helps to increase your physical and mental wellbeing and treats a range of issues including head, neck, shoulder, back, sciatica, leg, arm and other muscle related pains and symptoms.
Remedial Massage is recognised as a useful adjunct in the prevention and treatment of a spectrum of injuries and conditions, such as headache, backache, neck, shoulder, hip, leg, joint pain, stress and other body and mind conditions. Techniques can include a therapeutic body-mind relaxation focus, Deep Tissue, Muscle Energy Technique, Direct Myofascial Release, Trigger Points and Stretching.
Before, during or after the activity, helps to increase performance and to minimise the risk of injury.
Techniques include effleurage (light to heavy stroking over large areas of the body); petrissage (kneading, squeezing and rolling movements); friction (small/concentrated movement on or around muscles, joints, tendons and fascia/connective tissue; vibratory movements could come under this classification); tapotement (all known percussion movements for examples, cupping, pummelling, slapping, hacking, beating, flicking).
Pregnancy Massage For relaxation and general alleviation of discomfort during the prenatal stage. (It is recommended that you obtain a clearance from your practitioner, before commencing your first massage treatment during your pregnancy).
Foot Reflexology is a scientific method upstanding the principle that the foot has reflex areas that correspond to the organs, body parts and glands. The thumbs and fingers function to uniquely, applying pressure to the areas of the feet, so as to relax tension, improve nerve and blood supply and help bring about a natural balance to the whole body system.