Relaxation Massage also known as Swedish Massage is a beneficial treatment for all designed to relax the soft tissues, easing away tension and calming the mind.
The therapist combines a variety of effleurage, petrissage, shaking and vibrational techniques to manipulate the SUPERFICIAL & DEEP layers of the soft tissues. Treatments can incorporate a mixture of pressures to suit your preference and tolerance.
This treatment can be used to help provide relief from the stresses of our busy lifestyles and gives a great sense of well-being.
Deep Tissue Massage uses sustained slower and deeper pressure movements than Swedish massage to reach the deeper layers of your muscles and connective tissue.
Therapists will often concentrate on particular problem areas and will follow or go across the fibres of muscles, tendons, and ligaments.
Helping to free up adhered tissue allowing for improved circulatory and neural input to the area helping to restore more optimal function and range of joint movement.
As well as affecting various sensory receptors within the skin right down into the deepest layers of the joint capsule.
Therefore eliciting a change within the nervous system with the aim of reducing sympathetic (fight/flight/freeze response) output and increasing parasympathetic (rest/calm/chilled) output.
Sessions utilise a combination of the both styles to suit the clients preferred needs.