Basic type of massage is one of the major systems of massage in the world. During massage therapist uses traditional manipulative techniques: effleurage (stroking), petrissage (kneading), friction (rubbing) and tapotement (percussion). Masseuse puts oil on her hands then starts massage, client is always covered with a towel, only the part of the body being worked is uncovered.
Read more: Swedish (Classic) massage
Purpose of this massage is to change the structure and the removal of restrictions muscle. During massage therapist does not use excessive force but appropriate massage techniques. This massage can be little intense and painful.
Read more: Deep tissue massage / deep massage for athletes
During the massage therapist uses hot stones made of basalt. The premise behind hot stone massage therapy is that the direct heat of the stones relaxes muscles, allowing the therapist access to their deeper muscle layers. Stones have different shapes and sizes depending on the massaged area. Massage can be gentle relaxation it can be also deeper.
If you like warm massages, this treatment is for you!
During the massage therapist uses hot sticks made of bamboo. Sticks have different shapes and sizes depending on the massaged area. Massage can be gentle relaxation it can be also deep. It will leaves you feeling relaxed and energised and with a sense that your muscles have been stretched, warmed and elongated. This massage especially works well for runners and cyclists experiencing tightness in their legs and feet. It is also of great benefit to anyone suffering from shortened muscles due to postural imbalances.
If you like deep tissue massage, this treatment is for you!
What is it for?
It is very good treatment for: fibromyalgia, sciatica, back pain, muscle tension muscle spasm, joint stiffness, inflammation, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, sprains, strains, tendon tear, capsulitis, tendinitis, frozen shoulder.
How is it working?
Infrared is electromagnetic radiation invisible to the human eye. It produces heat when it is absorbed by the body tissues. Before massage masseuse uses lamp to heat the body, as a result massage is more accurate and deeper.
Read more: Therapeutic massage with IR (infrared) Sollux lamp
Very relaxing hot massage during which therapist uses warm herbal stamps and hot stones. Each stamp is made of cotton and filled with herbs. During the massage part of herbal pollen gets out so it is also a kind of peeling which will refresh your skin. Herbal stamps massage is aromatherapy as well because heated herbs smell wonderful during the massage. This is the lovely treatment you will not forget a long time. Perfect for a gift.
Vibrating massage heats the area where the treatment was performed, resulting in reduced muscle tension and relaxation (especially after physical exercise). The flow of blood and lymph is also increased and metabolism is accelerated. Massage also affects the nervous system and eliminates edema.
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Massage cupping is the combination of massage movements and negative pressure with the use of a suction device on the skin. At the beginning of the massage therapist puts oil on the body and performs gentle massage. In the next part cup is positioned at the area to be treated and, depending on the type of cups being used; a vacuum is created within the cup to draw the skin and underlying tissue into the cup. The produced vacuum creates a suction effect that increases blood and lymphatic circulation systemically and to the local area, relaxes muscle tissue and support, draws stagnation, pathogenic factors and toxins out of the body and releases a myriad of pain causing factors. Normal cupping therapy leaves marks because there is created suction under cups as they sit on your back about 15 minutes. While there's suction with cupping massage, it doesn't leave a mark because the cups continue to move.
Read more: Chinese cupping massage (running/migrating cups)
Cupping therapy is a form of alternative medicine in which a local suction is created on the skin. Through suction, the skin is drawn into the cup by creating a vacuum in the cup placed on the skin over the targeted area. The vacuum can be created via a mechanical pump or rubber cups. The cup is usually left in place for somewhere between five and fifteen minutes. Cupping therapy mobilizes the immune system to fight. It often works wonders for patients with the flu, colds, coughs, back and muscle pain, poor circulation, anxiety, red itchy skin conditions (though cups are not applied to inflamed areas), allergies, fevers, aches and myriad other pains.
Cupping causes the skin to temporarily turn red, blue or purple, especially if there is an injury or energetic blockage under the area that was cupped. The skin discoloration can last anywhere from a few days to a couple of weeks, but is rarely painful. Once the marks have cleared, the procedure can be repeated until the condition or ailment is resolved.
Read more: Chinese cupping therapy
During massage therapist uses a specially designed chair for ultimate comfort, the patient remains in a seated position It’s done over the clothes and without oils. Chair massage is ideal for people that do not have much time, it can be done in your lunch break.
Benefits of on-site massage:
- relieves muscle soreness and tension;
- helps alleviate stress;
- relaxes and invigorates.
It is very relaxing massage of shoulders, neck and scalp without oil. Usually performed in a sitting position unless it is part of another massage.
Benefits of head massage:
- relief from pain and stiffness in the muscles of the neck, upper back, and shoulders;
- increased mobility of the neck joints;
- relief from tension and hangover headaches and eye strain;
- increased energy;
- reduction of depression, anxiety, and other stress-related issues;
- higher levels of creativity, clarity, concentration and better memory;
- improve the health of the scalp and hair.