The 9 Best Known Types of Body Massage
Body massage is a technique applied with gentle movements using only the hands on the body muscles.
In this procedure are used vegetable oils that help in the execution of movements, maintaining a specific rhythm to stimulate the production of hormones that will bring relaxation.
In body massage for relaxation a hormone called oxytocin is released that fights muscle tension, aids in bowel flow, and also stabilizes blood pressure.
Body massage in addition to causing relaxation, decreases muscle pain and cramps, because it increases blood circulation. As it stimulates lymphatic drainage, body massage assists in the elimination of toxins, removal of toxic residues that remain in muscle fibers, increases muscle tone, and even moisturizes the skin.
The Benefits of Body Massage:
Fight stress and anxiety
Moisturizes the skin and prevents premature aging
Reduces tension and muscle aches
Stimulates blood and lymphatic circulation
Eliminates toxins and metabolic waste
Improves the immune system.
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Hot Stone Massage
Deep Tissue Massage
Among all types of massage, Swedish is perhaps the most practiced around the world. When we imagine a typical massage, it will probably be Swedish.
Swedish massage being applied to the back
This body massage consists of long, deep movements in the superficial layers of the muscles. Since these movements can follow straight lines, or make circles. In execution usually oil or lotion is used.
It is a relaxing massage that does not cause so much pain. Check out some benefits of Swedish massage;
tense and aching muscles relax and become more elastic
connective tissue becomes more flexible and acts to prevent muscle scarring after injury
increases blood circulation and the transport of oxygen and nutrients to the muscles
increases lymphatic circulation and improves the immune system
Helps nullify toxins, especially lactic acid
normalizes blood pressure
improves muscle functioning and recovery
has a relaxing effect on the nervous system
improves the digestive system
provides a relaxed sleep
quickly recovers repetitive strain injuries such as tendonitis
help people with fibromyalgia
increases body awareness
This massage is not as common as the previous one. In addition to the use of massage still adds techniques and areas of knowledge.
Aromatherapy massage, as its name implies, uses one or more essential oils to meet specific needs.
The massage therapist will select relaxing, stimulating, stress reducing oils, or whatever your need may be. The most common of the oils of this modality is lavender.
It is recommended for those who have stress problems or stressful emotional conditions. See some other benefits;
Provides weight loss
Reduces symptoms of premenstrual tension and menopause
Regain self esteem
Restore energy levels
Reduces headaches / migraines
Reduces high stress / anxiety levels
Treats muscle aches
Treats digestive disorders
Stimulates venous and lymphatic circulation
Relieves tension points
This body massage uses heated stones to be placed on certain points of the body to warm and relax the stiff muscles and balance the energy centers of the body.
Great benefits of this type of massage;
Increases local blood circulation due to heat from stones
Promotes Deep Relaxation
Reaches the deepest muscle fibers
Increases lymphatic drainage
Relieves muscle aches
Reduces stress and tensions
Increases the feeling of well-being
Indicated in circulatory treatments and bruising elimination
Effective in treating ulcers
Helps in menstrual cramps processes
Promotes Detoxification & Weight Loss
Reduces physical and emotional stress.
Activates vital energy by decreasing tiredness
Relieves muscle or joint pain
Helps decrease depressive states
Helps in cases of insomnia
Fight stress-related problems
Induces the patient to a deep state of relaxation.
This massage seeks to reach the deepest layers of the musculature. In the application the masseuse uses slower movements and friction techniques directly on the muscle.
It is a body massage that aims to treat chronic muscle pain, such as joint problems and recovery from injuries. It is usually a little more painful, generating sensitivity for one or two days after application.
Treats chronic back pain
Helps lower high blood pressure
Reduces Stress, Anxiety, and Muscle Tension
Help reduce inflammation and muscle spasms
Stimulates blood flow
Helps reduce automatic nervous system stress response
Loosens muscles to allow more oxygen
Improves Recovery and Athletic Performance
Helps improve lactate clearance
Delays onset of muscle pain and muscle fatigue
Prevent and treat injuries
Reduces Arthritis Symptoms
Relieves joint pain
Relieves chronic pain
Assists in range of motion
Reduces Heart Rate
Reduces Blood Pressure
This is a form of Japanese body treatment, characterized by using localized and rhythmic finger pressure at the points used by acupuncture. Each acupuncture point is held for about two to eight seconds to improve the flow of energy, helping the body regain its balance.
It is a technique that is said to work right after the first session. It is relaxing, although it uses firm techniques. After the massage the place is not sore, which is a great advantage over other functional types of massage.
Benefits for those who receive this massage:
Relax body and mind
Restore and also balance our energy
Improve in our breathing
Improve our physical posture
Improve our circulatory system
Relieve muscle tension
Rebalance energy flow
Facilitate toxin removal
provides a feeling of relaxation and well-being
Increases mood and vitality
Balances nervous system activity
Reduces muscle tension
Stabilizes anxiety disorders
Helps regulate sleep disorders
Lowers blood pressure
Increases endorphin level
Relax mind and body
Restores and balances energy
Clears the mind
Like shiatsu, Thai body massage seeks to align body energies using pressures at specific body sites. In its application is used compressions and “pinches” in the body.
Another news is that the massaged is not just lying in place, the masseur will make him go through a sequence of specific postures. It is therefore a kind of energizing massage, quite different from other types. It aims to reduce stress and improve flexibility and movement ability.
Benefits of Thai Massage
Helps detoxify body & boosts immune system
Increases blood circulation and decreases blood pressure.
Great for muscle relaxation
Increases muscle flexibility and mobility
Improves posture, balance
Corrects body alignment
Dissolve energy blockages
Improves athletic performance
Helps in arthritis and backache
Tones the body, strengthens the joints
Combat disease as well as chronic joint problems
Prevents illness and relieves degenerative diseases
Slows down the aging process
Put the mind and body in tune
Improves your attitude towards life: builds an emotional balance
Helps concentration and creativity; Concentration mind and body
Cleans and soothes the mind
Helps you gain mental clarity
Reduces and relieves stress and anxiety.
Helps people boost inherent energy levels
Develops discipline and self-control
Improve health and increase vitality
Increases energy levels and stamina
Build internal power and create natural confidence
This body massage stimulates muscles and circulation, releasing toxins trapped in them and tissues.
In it the therapist uses the hands, elbows and feet to do the touch in order to do the postural realignment, to provide relief from even chronic tensions, strengthening the immune system and reducing stress and depression.
It acts deeply and comprehensively in the blood, lymphatic and energetic circulation.
Promotes increased peripheral circulation in capillaries
Lowers blood pressure and increases tissue oxygenation
Nourishes the seven dhatus – tissues – rebalances the doshas – Vata, Pitta and Kapha
Strengthens the immune system
Helps build strength and flexibility
Improve the body’s blood and energy circulation
Increases immunity and dissolves nodules and areas of tension
Detoxifies the body as it functions as a lymphatic drainage
Centralizes and energizes the physical body’s chakras, energy vortices
Helps increase self-esteem and self-confidence
Helps release blocked emotions
Helps to reduce depression and panic syndrome
Provides deep relaxation and develops positive thoughts.
Makes you aware of body and mind as a whole
Substantially increases the sense of well-being
This is suitable for people who practice some kind of sport. Her focus is on the most requested muscle groups in performing the physical activity in question, so that future muscle problems do not arise.
Its benefits include muscle relaxation and improved blood circulation and cell oxygenation. As a consequence the athlete is able to regain his muscle groups faster.
Benefits of sports massage:
Prepare the muscles for exercise
Increases blood circulation
Eliminates Muscle Toxins
Prevents muscle and tendon injuries
Tones muscle tissue
Stimulates adrenaline production
Relieves post workout pain
Improves oxygen and nutrient transport to muscles
Helps loosen tight muscles
Improves joint mobility
Reduces muscle spasms
Reduces edema and inflammatory processes
Brings greater body awareness
Has a relaxing or stimulating effect on the central nervous system.
Decreases recovery time between workouts
Helps to eliminate toxins and metabolic waste
Helps prevent injuries
Promotes a sense of well-being
Stimulates blood and lymphatic circulation
Reduces muscle tension and pain
Eliminates toxins and metabolic waste
Increases sense of well-being and concentration.
Improves sleep pattern
Identifies areas of tension or inflammation to be treated before an injury occurs.
Provides cenesthetic feedback
Helps create a positive mental state
Increases ease of movement
This massage uses large amounts of oil to nourish tissues and eliminate toxins. It is made with warm oil chosen according to the patient’s Dosha, which is the characterization of its biological profile.
In its application movements and slight stretching are performed aiming at the elimination of toxins.
In addition to providing detoxification of the body, massage improves tissue oxygenation and acts to prevent disease, improving health. If done regularly, it still relaxes the muscles, nerves and joints. Because it acts directly on the lymphatic, blood and nervous systems, it also stimulates the digestive system.
Check out the Benefits of this type of massage:
Promotes nerve function and balances the nervous system
Increases blood and lymph circulation
Assists in the excretion of bags (excretions)
Benefits skin and hair (aesthetic effects)
Helps in gastrointestinal function
Relieves muscle tension and pain
Promotes dissolution of stress, emotional tension, anxiety and generates restful sleep.
Reduces edema and swelling
Indicated in disorders of Vata Dosha
Has good results in musculoskeletal disorders (rheumatisms)
Benefits in treating headaches
Releases Tissue Doshas to TGI (digestive tract) for elimination
Promotes libido, ie is indicated in the treatment of sexual dysfunctions
Indicated in drug addiction (alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, cocaine etc)
More shine, firmness and toning of the skin and musculature
Direct lubrication and consequently smoothing of skin, fascia and joints
Increased tissue suppleness and muscle nutrition
Internalization of attention and deep relaxation
Gradual incorporation of oil into the body, making it more flexible and resilient
CNS soothing and sedating prolonged action
Warming up, improved circulatory capacity
Decreased inflammatory processes
Potentiation of digestion and burning of toxins
Promotion of deep relaxation and well-being
Absorption of medicated skin oil
Toxin mobilization (ama)
Activation of reflexology points stimulating the marmas
Unblocking physical channels (srotas) and subtle channels (nadis)
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