Deep tissue massage
- Applying firm pressure to help release long-term tight muscles that may be causing pain or postural abnormality. This is an excellent treatment for the injuries and chronic problems that can develop during workouts at the gym, keeping fit, and sports activities.
- Often uses techniques such as cross-fibre friction to help with injury healing. Sports massage promotes flexibility to help prevent further injury.
- These are physical treatments used by physiotherapists and osteopaths to treat musculoskeletal pain and disability by manipulating muscles and soft tissue, and by joint mobilisation. These treatments are effective for a variety of ailments including backache, neck problems, shoulder problems, headaches and sciatic pain.
- A deeply relaxing full-body massage. Its additional benefits include increasing the level of oxygen in the blood, decreasing muscle toxins, and improving circulation and flexibility. Swedish massage uses a variety of techniques, including circular pressure applied by the hands and palms, firm kneading, knuckling, percussive tapping, bending and stretching.
- This treatment works on the basis that the hands and feet act as a map to the whole body. By manipulating and applying pressure to the different areas of the feet or hands, the whole body is stimulated and feels revitalised.
Indian head massage
- This is a specific form of head and upper body massage where no clothing is removed. No oils are required. The physical and mental body is rebalanced by working the upper arms and back, shoulders, neck, head and face.
- Reiki works with the body's subtle energies. A light laying on of hands is used to ease pain, anxiety and tension. No clothing is removed; this is a relaxing and non-invasive treatment.