Benefits of Thai Massage

Thai massage is a style of massage developed by a physician to Buddha named Jivaka Kumar Bhaccha. The style found its way to Thailand, causing its Ayurvedic techniques to become integrated with the traditions of Chinese medicine. Initially, Thai massage was practiced by monks as part of Thai medicine. Typically, Thai massage is more rigorous…

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Benefits of Swedish Massage

There are almost as many types of massage available as there are benefits to the practice. Different people find the use of different styles of massage more effective, and are likely to recommend those types to others because of their successful experiences. However, when determining what type of massage you would like to use, it…

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Benefits of Shiatsu Massage

  To understand the benefits of this massage it is important to know its history. Western medicine approaches illnesses as problems that need to be fixed, usually with a pill remedy whereas in the East it is believed the body and mind need to be in balance with its surroundings. Shiatsu is based on the…

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Benefits of Reflexology

Life can be stressful. But there are many benefits of reflexology that you should know about. Often times you need more than a serious back and shoulder massage. Another option to try is reflexology. There are countless benefits of the application of pressure to certain reflex points on your feet (and hands and head!) Here…

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Benefits of Massage Therapy for Weightlifters

Whether you lift weights competitively or are actively engaged in the discipline because you enjoy the benefits you reap from your hard work at your neighborhood elite power gym, all the physical and social rewards of your focused energies don’t come without a price. As you know, after each serious round of weightlifting or grueling…

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Benefits of Deep Tissue Massage

Deep tissue massage is a form of massage therapy that is used to realign the deeper layers of the muscles and connective tissues—addressing and resolving the underlying problems that can lead to chronic pain and stiffness. It differs from regular massage treatments; in that it addresses deeper, more rooted issues in the muscles and ligaments,…

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Benefits of Pregnancy Massage

  Pregnancy creates a great deal of change in a woman’s body. In addition to the mental and emotional strain that can come from the experience, there can be significant physical strain, as well. From swollen ankles to sciatica to overall fatigue, pregnancy can take its toll, even from the earliest days. Fortunately, one great…

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