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The classic (Swedish) Massage

The foundation of massage therapy, Swedish massage incorporates deeply relaxing techniques such as kneading, lengthening, light friction and compression. This therapy helps to relieve nervous tension and anxiety, poor blood circulation, weakened immune response, stiff, sore muscles and poor digestion. This therapy is excellent for first-time users of massage treatments.

Shiatsu Massage

This ancient oriental technique uses firm yet gentle pressure along traditional Chinese Acupuncture meridians. You may remain fully clothed during this body-and mind-balancing treatment.   This therapy helps relieve back pain, Poor digestion, sleeplessness and emotional imbalances.

Aromatherapy Massage

While receiving gentle massage your therapist will apply different concentrated essential oils to create a deep relaxation and an improved sense of well-being. This therapy helps relieve congestion, nervous tension/anxiety, sleeplessness, high blood pressure, and difficult respiration. Aromatherapy massage treatment one of the procedures available, to help you in the emotional healing and emotional release therapy.

Reflexology Massage

A release technique that combines complementing massage strokes. The benefits of reflexology are achieved through the application of pressure to precise points that correspond to precise areas within the body.  This massage therapy is useful in helping to relieve poor circulation, poor digestion, headaches as well as neck and back pain

Therapeutic (Deep Tissue/Sports) Massage

This massage focuses on the deep muscle tissue. By using firm pressure and stretching, the therapist targets muscles that may be sore from over-exertion or chronic pain. This therapy helps to relieve chronic muscle pain, over-exerted muscles, and muscular stiffness and tightness. This massage is very helpful during your weight loss program

Healing Stone Massage

An ancient and deeply soothing solution for high levels of stress and anxiety, this therapy uses smooth basalt stones to transfer heat deep into your body, relaxing your muscles and soul. Centuries ago, American Indians used hot basalt stones as one of their primary and most pleasurable forms of healing. This therapy is traditionally used to help relieve nervous tension, anxiety, sore muscles and poor circulation. This massage is a great help during your stress management training program.

Prenatal Massage

A gentle, safe, nurturing and soothing massage that is beneficial throughout the childbearing year. Designed to bring deep relaxation and relief to the mother-to-be, and give your baby a treat. Using the pillow(s), therapist exercises the techniques and safety concerns specific to pregnancy and adapts this massage to aid in relief of low back discomfort, support ligament changes, ease body water retention, as well as improving circulation and helping speed the healing process. Ease your aching muscles for any stage of pregnancy. Not recommended in the first trimester.

Massage Specifique

Massage modalities and techniques are tailored to suit the particular needs and goals of the individual in a short session. This therapy is most commonly designed to concentrate on specific part of the body to work out a problem that occurs.

Thai Massage

Some people call Traditional Thai Massage “Lazy man’s yoga”, because the therapist is skilled at supporting the client in stretches that are yoga poses. In many cases, the client can experience the benefit of poses that would be difficult to achieve unassisted, because it can take years to develop the requisite strength, balance and flexibility to achieve the poses in a solo yoga practice. One of the oldest healing modalities in the world, developed over thousands of years, Traditional Thai Massage is a deep, full-body treatment that is both stimulating and relaxing. Massaging pressure-points along the body’s ten major energy channels or “sen” lines releases blocked energy, increasing awareness and vitality. Gentle stretching of the joints and muscles relieves tension, enhances flexibility, and induces a deep state of tranquility. Traditional Thai Massage is like nothing else in the world of massage – it must be experienced to truly appreciate its rejuvenating and healing benefits. Thai massage is know to have many benefits including stress and pain relief, resistance to injury, improved range of motion, release of lactic acid and other toxins from areas of accumulation, the toning of internal organs, more energy , reduced stagnation and deep relaxation.

Luk Ppa Kob Thai Herbal Massage

Luk pra kob, translated as “herbal pressing sphere”, traditionally consists of a mixture of several herbs, most containing the six basic herbs as a base: lemon grass, prai (or plai), turmeric, kaffir lime, camphor and tamarind. These herbs possess properties that are anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, and astringent and antioxidant. As the pores open and allow the herbs to take effect, ailments such as stiff, sore or pulled muscles and ligaments, back pain, migraines, stress and anxiety are almost instantly relieved. Thai massage techniques attending sen sip (energy lines of the body) with this steamed hot herbal compress, offers several potential health benefits such as inducing a deep relaxation, relieving of stress and fatigue, boosting both emotional and physical well-being, assisting the alignment and postural integrity of the body and improving circulation of blood and lymph and stimulates the internal organs.

Ayurvedic Abhyanga Massage

An ancient specialized form of massage focused on specific energy points (marmas). Uses of special heated oils, increases bodily heat and the flow of life-supporting oxygen, this causes the body to flush out its waste products more efficiently. This massage improves flexibility, concentration and confidence. Among some of the other potential benefits are the stimulation of blood and lymphatic circulation, improved lymphatic drainage, revitalization of the body and the promotion of vitality and youthfulness.

Ayurvedic Voyage Four Hands Massage

It’s still Abhyanga but with four skillful hands performing a synchronized “dance”: slowly, rhythmically, simultaneously or in sequences, all along the body.