Massage Therapy is the precise manipulation of soft tissues of the body. It helps individuals to relieve their stress of daily life. In message therapy, usually, the hands-on technique is used when movable or fixed pressure is applied by holding and moving the muscles and body tissue. It helps the flow of blood and maintains the body’s healthy state. Therapeutic massage has been recognized to improve the nervous system through sedation and stimulation. It also aids in reducing heart rate, muscle tension, and stiffness. Types of therapeutic massage and related bodywork offered at Gentle Wellness Center include:
Swedish massage: This light to medium pressure massage helps relieve stress, reduce pain, boost mood, and promote relaxation.
Thai massage: This massage type is an ancient healing system that combines acupressure, ayurvedic principles, and assisted yoga postures. Rathe than rubbing on muscles, the body is compressed, pulled, stretched, and rocked.
Lymphatic massage: This massage used very light pressure and long, gentle, rhythmic strokes to increase the flow of the lymphatic system and reduce toxins in the body.
Rolfing and Hellerwork (deep massage): This massage involves high amounts of pressure and very deep tissue work to bring segments of the body into proper alignment.
Reflexology: This technique applies pressure to reflex zones on your feet, hands, or outer ears to improve circulation, reduce stress, reduce pain, and restore a natural balance.
Shiatsu: This therapy uses pressure applied to points on the body to promote energy flow and correct disharmonies.
Energetic massage: This therapeutic massage uses very light pressure applied by the hands and fingertips to establish an energy transfer that improves blood and lymphatic circulation, and stimulates the immune system.
Our massage therapist will assess your health by asking you questions. You will be entertained on your personalized requirements. We will keep a record of your requirements so if in the future, you want the same treatment we can get started without delay. Gentle Wellness Center also takes care of its client’s privacy needs. You will be draped with sheets or towels of your own choice. Our teams are highly professional in terms of keeping the clients at their most comfortable and relaxed self. We offer high-quality massage therapy, which is given by registered massage therapists at affordable prices. You can call us to schedule a massage session to get all the benefits it has to offer.
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