What types of massage are there?
Full Body Massage:
Designed primarily for relaxation. It includes a combination of
techniques from different massage modalities, including but not limited
to: Swedish, Oriental and other specialized treatments. The Swedish
massage is probably the best known. If you see a movie or television
show with someone getting a massage, this is usually what they show.
The client is undressed, draped with a towel or sheet, oil is placed on
the skin, and the muscles are kneaded, rubbed, vibrated, or tapped.
Japanese form of pressure point and muscle pressure designed to unblock
energy forces in the body which allows it to regulate and heal problems
Pressure Point: A treatment for specific problems. Different
combinations of pressure points help relieve specific problem areas in
Chair Massage: A
quick way to relax and de-stress. The client sites fully closed and
sessions begin at 10 minutes.
Senior Citizen Massage: There are many health benefits to massage beyond
relaxation. Senior citizens often find increased feelings of vitality
and relief of bodily problems. Be sure and tell your therapist of any
specific physical problems you are experiencing so he or she knows
where to concentrate their efforts for maximum relief.
Focuses on pressure points in the hands and feet. Different areas of
the hands and feet are believed by practitioners to correspond to
particular areas of the body such as organs and appendages. Pressure in
these areas therefore relieves problems in the corresponding area of
the body. Hot paraffin treatments are also available.