Different types of Massage

Massage Types

Nobody says no to a relaxing massage session, where every inch of your body just loosens up, and all of your senses wake up so you can get back to your normal life full of energy.

Did you ever know that doing massage is a profession!  It’s like being a doctor or an engineer. A massage therapist is the one who knows exactly where and how to tackle the parts of your body which will give you the feeling of full relaxation.

Massage is not some random moves done here and there. Massage is a form of medicine and it has its types.

The most popular types of massage are

  • Swedish massage therapy

At which the massage therapist uses long smooth strokes, kneading, and circular movements on superficial layers of muscle using massage lotion or oil.

It’s highly recommended for those who never had massage before.

 

  • Aromatherapy massage

It’s the type of massage with the addition of one or more scented plant oils called essential oils.

The lavender oil is the most common type of essential oil used in this type of massage. Oils help you get energizing, relaxing, and balancing results.

If you’re passing through a hard time Aromatherapy is the type of massage to go for.

  • Hot stone massage

From its name it shows that there is some heat included, using some heated smooth stones and placing them on certain points on the body to relax and loosen tight muscles.

It’s known to give the best results for those who suffer from muscle tension.

  • Deep tissue massage

Deep tissue massage targets the deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue. The massage therapist uses slower strokes or friction techniques across the grain of the muscle.

If you’re recovering from an injury or you have postural problems, this would be perfect for you.

  • Thai massage

Thai massage aligns the energies of the body using gentle pressure on specific points. Thai massage also includes compressions and stretches. You don’t just lie there, the massage therapist moves you into different postures it’s like yoga without doing any work.

It reduces stress and improves flexibility.

  • Pregnancy massage

If you’re pregnant and having such a hard time carrying a little person inside you. Don’t worry there’s a massage for you too. It’s becoming popular with expectant mothers. It’s done by a massage therapist who is certified in pregnancy massage.

It’s really helpful in decreasing swelling, relieving pain, and reducing stress.

  • Back massage

Sitting for long hours in the traffic jam and at the office, definitely makes you in the need for back massage. Where the therapist can give you a 30 minutes massage session.

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