“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.”
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֍ What is Aromatherapy Massage?
Aromatherapy massage is massage therapy with highly concentrated plant oils called essential oils, added to the massage oil.
֍ How does aromatherapy massage work?
The nostrils are attached to a part of the brain called the limbic system.
The limbic system controls emotions and influences the nervous system & hormones.
When you inhale essential oil molecules, messages are transmitted to the limbic system and affect heart rate, stress level, blood pressure, breathing, memory, digestion & immune system.
Essential oils are also believed to be absorbed through the skin.
Each essential oil has different healing properties.
֍ Why the people get aromatherapy massage?
Aromatherapy massage is particularly suited to conditions involving stress or improving emotionally-related conditions.
Massage is not recommended for certain people:
֍ What is Reflexology Massage?
The genuine reflexology is the application of pressure onto particular areas of the soles of the feet. A reflex action in another part of the body is stimulated by the manipulation of each specific area.
Unlike other massages that use thumbs, palms, hands, elbow, knee & foot, foot reflexology massage uses hands, fingers and a wood stick with cream & oil.
According to Chinese medicine, the sensory nerves of the internal organs that spread throughout the body are mainly gathered around the soles of the feet.
Therefore, the massage is effective in stimulating the functions of the internal organs. Another advantage of this therapy is that there is not risk. Expert masseurs will deal with the critical points on the feet with utmost care. The pain felt there will disappear when the masseur finishes the
֍ The Benefits of Foot Reflexology Massage
֍ What is Swedish Massage?
The term "Swedish Massage" refers to a variety of techniques specifically designed to relax muscles by applying pressure to them against deeper muscles and bones, and rubbing in the same direction as the flow of blood returning to the heart.
Swedish massage was developed in the 1700's by a Swedish doctor named Pehr Henrik Ling.
֍ The History of Swedish Massage
The invention of Swedish massage is credited to Pehr Henrik Ling (1776-1839), a prominent Swedish physician and fencing teacher who combined Chinese gymnastic & medical techniques with early 19th century sports medicine to create a system for relieving sore muscles, increasing flexibility & promoting general health.
Ling's theories were popularized by a fellow Swedish physician, Johann Mezger, who helped legitimize Ling's techniques in the public's mind by giving them French names. Most massage practiced in the West is in one way or another derived from Ling's original work.
֍ How to Perform Swedish Massage?
֍ The Techniques Used in Swedish Massage
֍ The Benefits of Swedish Massage