About Massage

Massage Benefits

deep-tissueResearch suggest that many diseases today are stress related. Break the word “disease” into syllables and one begins to see it is a matter of “dis”-“ease”. The state of “dis-ease” or stress, places great demands on the body. These demands are many times far greater, and for far longer, than the body is designed to cope. Therapeutic massage can be a powerful tool to help manage stress and massage benefits can:

  • Decrease anxiety
  • Enhance sleep quality
  • Improve concentration
  • Increase circulation
  • Reduce fatigue

Other reported physical benefits of massage and kinetic therapies are:

Relaxes muscle tension and spasms

 Reduces blood pressure and encourage relaxed breathing

 Relieve tension headaches and eye strain

 Encourages postural improvements

 Improves joint flexibility and range of motion

 Strengthen immune system and increase lymph circulation

 Promote tissue regeneration and reduce fascia adhesions and swellings

 Stretch weak, tight, or atrophied muscles

 Relax and soften injured, tired or overused muscles and rehabilitate injuries

 Release endorphins and increase neurotransmitter activity

 Improve the condition of the skin

Often clients report a sense of grounding or clarity after a massage session.  The emotional balancing which can occur may many times be as appreciated as the tangible physical benefits. Relaxation helps clear the mind and bring about peace and a sense of well-being:

  • Mental alertness
  • Improved capacity of calm thinking
  • Increased creativity