Types and techniques

Swedish massage aims to relax your muscles by applying pressure to your muscles and rubbing in the same direction as your blood flows. It stimulates the blood in the area by using hands, fingers, forearms or elbows to knead, stroke, vibrate and tap the area.

Sports massage is a variety of techniques to achieve the desired goal and is good for people with injuries, chronic pain or restricted range of motion. It generally concentrates on a specific problem area that you present, usually associated with some sort of sports activity, such as running, tennis, or golf.

Triggerpoint massage will pinpoint areas that radiate pain beyond the pain site. Pressure is applied to the area where the pain is strong, from a few seconds to a few minutes.

Deep tissue massage breaks down knots and tension from stress and discomfort. It restores proper blood flow in your muscle tissue and relieves pain and increases range of motion.

Abdominal massage helps in relieving back pain, strengthens the abdominal muscles and also helps in eliminating toxins from the body. Abdominal massage also stimulates blood flow to all the vital organs in the abdominal cavity, and improves their functioning.

Reiki massage is a massage combined with Japanese Reiki techniques for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing.

Reiki only is a hands-off technique where the hands are slightly above your body. It is based on the idea that an unseen “life force energy” flows through us and is what causes us to be alive. If one’s “life force energy” is low, then we are more likely to get sick or feel stress, and if it is high, we are more capable of being happy and healthy.

Pregnancy massage reduces swelling, improves circulation and stimulates removal of lymph and waste. Natural calming massage techniques help to reduce back and pelvic complaints and which furthermore give a feeling of well-being.