Aromatherapy Back Massage
Aromatherapy is a natural treatment that uses pure essential oils to bring the body and mind into harmony. Essential oils are the life force of the plant and are extracted from aromatic flowers, plants and trees.
Holistic Back Massage
The term holistic comes from the Greek word “holos” meaning whole. The holistic approach aims to treat the whole body not just the physical symptoms and ailments.
Massage therapy is an ancient form of healing, used for thousands of years. Holistic massage combines a selection of massage techniques including Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage and Trigger Point Therapy.
Indian Head Massage
Indian Head Massage has its roots in the ancient system of medicine known as Ayurveda, which was developed in the Himalayan region by Rishis (holy wise men). For over 5,000 years, most of the Indian population has appreciated the benefits of Indian Head Massage. Ayurveda, involves natural therapies, taking account of the mind, body and spirit. Indian Head Massage, as taught and practiced in the West, is a mixture of traditional Indian and Western massage techniques.
Thai Foot & Leg Massage
Traditional Thai Foot Massage is a unique and powerful therapy and an ancient form of therapeutic healing. Its roots are in Indian from where it was bought to Thailand over 2,000 years ago by Ayurvedic doctors and Buddhist monks. It combines acupressure, energy balancing and stretching with applied yoga exercises. As Buddhism proliferated throughout India, it carried with it this healing medicine. For centuries it was performed by monks.
Korean Hand & Arm Massage
Early Chinese, Japanese, Indian and Egyptians worked on the hands and feet to promote good health. The theory of Korean Hand Therapy was first originated and developed by the Korean acupuncturist, Dr Tae Woo Yoo during the 1970’s. Since then Korean Hand Therapy has spread to the public worldwide. It theorizes that the hands are a micro-cosmos of the body, every part of the body has a corresponding reflex point on the hands.
Hot Stone Massage
The use of stones to bring about healing and balance has been around since the beginning of time. In China the first recorded use of heated stones to relieve tired muscles dates back to 4000 BC. Chinese practices used a variety of stone (jade, marble, volcanic) that were placed on the body either heated or cooled. Native American Indians used them in sweat lodges and used sun-baked stones to relieve cramps. Healers used stones from the riverbeds and warmed them in hot coals or water and then placed them on cloth on the body to relax the muscles, reduce pain and boost the healing process.