What Relaxation massage techniques offer
Relaxation Massage Techniques is a group of massage that assists to quiet our busy minds and refocus on the needs of our physical body by allowing the body and mind to take a deep breath and exhale.
These therapeutic techniques of massage assist our body to relax after stressful periods. When we are experiencing stress both our physical body and mind fatigues quickly and can lead to a build-up of stress in our body resulting in a build-up of tension in the body. Relaxation massage techniques activate the Parasympathetic Nervous System, shutting down our body’s stress response and allowing the body and mind to let go.
Note: Health fund rebates may apply for each of the massage services below.
Swedish Massage (Allow 1 hour)
Swedish massage is a massage technique where long slow fluid strokes are applied to the body. These flowing strokes create and relaxing rhythm which helps stress and tension in the body to dissolve away with each stroke.
Also incorporate into each Swedish Massage is a scalp and facial massage and well as a foot massage.
Benefits of Swedish Massage:
- Reduces muscular tension
- Reduces the stress hormone response
- Improves circulation
- Improves the tone and appearance of the skin
- Clears the mind and enhances concentration
- Increases flexibility in the body
- Improves the motility of the digestive system
Book in for the one-hour session or spoil yourself and indulge in a 1.5 hr session with a half hour reflexology session included.
Reflexology (Allow 1 hour)
Reflexology is an ancient non-invasive massage of the feet and lower leg. During a Reflexology session you will be relaxed as the reflex points on your feet are massaged and stress and tension is released. A session of Reflexology supports the body’s natural healing process to restore wellbeing and for the mind to rest and restore clarity.
Benefits of Reflexology:
- Reduces the release of stress hormones
- Improves circulation to the feet
- Improves lymphatic function
- Increases energy levels
- Improves the quality of sleep
- Improves mental wellbeing
- Assists with detoxification
- Improves digestion
Facial Rejuvenation Massage (Allow 1 hour)
Facial Rejuvenation Massage (FRM) assists to erase the stresses of life from you face and declottage area. When done regularly FRM can assist to rejuvenate the tone of your skin and decrease the appearance of wrinkles while relaxing your whole body.
FRM uses various techniques including acupressure and lymphatic drainage to work on the underlying tissues of the skin to increase blood flow and to ease restriction resulting in improved tone and appearance of the skin.
For best result from FRM six one weekly sessions are recommended with monthly follow up sessions.
Hot Stone Massage (Allow 1.5 hours)
Hot Stone Massage is a deep relaxing form of massage that uses touch and the warmth of warm volcanic stones to release stress and tension from your body.
Warm massage oil scented with essential oils, are applied to the body prior to the introduction of the warm stones. Warm stones are introduced one at a time to the body in slow fluid strokes and replaced as needed, melting away tension.
Hot Stone massage assists to:
- reduce stress and anxiety
- improve sleep
- stills and quiets the mind
- releases muscular tension and pain
- deeply grounding