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Hot stone therapy or as he is known in English Hot Stone Therapy is a massage treatment is revolutionizing the country.
Using basalt stones are heated and placed on the body in ways totally unique and relaxing. This harmonization is achieved, restoration and rejuvenation at the deepest level.
This therapy goes beyond the physical experience of typical massage. Enters deeper dimensions of relaxation, health and welfare.
Physically the circulation and metabolism are stimulated; mentally the patient reaches a state of deep relaxation and spirituality is balanced while the healing process takes place.
Swedish massage is the traditional European massage according to Dr. William Collinge. The European massage using western systems of anatomy and physiology. It was developed by Henrik Ling in Sweden in 1830. In the late nineteenth century Swedish massage was introduced in the USA and has become enormously popular.
Benefits of Swedish Massage:
Muscle relaxation, Improves circulation, Relieves pain due to muscle tension, separation, sciatica, and hard joints.
Help you recover faster in case of abuse to the muscle tissues.
It stimulates the skin and nerves and relaxes
How It Works
Swedish massage uses oil to avoid friction with the skin. Ideally this oil should be warmed slightly before use. Movements have assets and liabilities. Use various moves and these are always against the movement, in other words towards the heart. This is done to stimulate circulation.
During Swedish massage the person who receives it usually is naked but sometimes if desired can be used underwear, but the person is always covered with a sheet and only the small area being massage at this time is exposed.
Since modern Japan where traditions still define daily life to Cambodia and Vietnam. But it is China that gives us some of the most effective techniques.
It is a Japanese technique based on acupuncture or acupressure (but not use needles.) Shiatsu benefits the body and mind. It helps relax the muscles and according to the philosophy behind this technique also helps open the channels of energy that the body has.
By opening these energy channels, called meridians, balancing the energy in the body and it can flow freely. The energy flow may be obstructed by emotional problems, stress or chemical imbalance. If energy can not move freely because physical and emotional illnesses.
The suiatsu helps relax the muscles, improving rheumatism, arthritis, digestive problems, migraines, asthma and insomnia.
The shiatsu massage is usually performed on the floor and the patient need not undress. However, in the United States, some spas are the normal massage table.
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