Cupping is included and may be incorporated as part of your massage. Cupping (sometimes referred to as ‘vacuum massage’) is an ancient Chinese method of causing local congestion. A partial vacuum is created in cups (either glass or plastic) when placed on the skin, either by means of heat or suction. This practice draws up the underlying tissues, and when left in place on the skin for a few minutes, blood stasis is formed and localized healing takes place.
Deep tissue massage is a style of massage that is designed to get into the connective tissue of the body, rather than just the surface muscles. A variety of techniques to deeply penetrate the muscles and fascia, loosening them and releasing tension. Many clients have a more intense experience with a deep tissue massage, but also feel that it is more beneficial, because it addresses deep-seated muscle pains.
This type of treatment may retain a large relaxation element to it but advanced techniques are likely to be used for pain and chronic health issues. The massage therapist will see a client very frequently for the first few weeks or months for therapeutic massage.
The title speaks for itself, this treatment is meant to provide relaxation, stress relief and a sense of well-being.
The perfect way to spend an hour.