Category Archives for "Massage A-Z"

What is Thai Massage?

History | Technique | Benefits There are so many different types of massage, particularly in Western culture, for example, there’s Swedish massage and Deep Tissue massage but look further afield and you will find Thai massage. The question is what’s the difference? Is it specific to certain muscles or parts of the body and what […]

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Deep Tissue Massage Side Effects

Pain | Headache | Aching | Sleepiness | Inflammation | Skin rash | Nausea | Triggering old injury Deep tissue massage is designed especially to relieve discomfort in specific muscle groups that are positioned close to your bones, joints, or both. With strain or injury, muscles can shift position. The result is uncomfortable tension, tightness, […]

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What Do I Wear To My First Massage?

This might seem like an obvious question to answer but you’d be amazed how many people turn up to their massage inappropriately dressed! The bottom line is, it really doesn’t matter what you wear as you’re going to strip off to almost naked. They key is to be comfortable. Your massage therapist will ask you […]

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Using Coconut Oil for Cellulite

Most women experience cellulite at some point or other and unless it’s dealt with, it usually deteriorates. What is Cellulite? Cellulite is the name for pockets of fat that appear in the skin’s tissue. It also consists of toxins and impurities that haven’t been flushed away efficiently. As they are pockets, they push against the […]

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The Best Massage Lotions & Creams

For sore muscles | For physical therapy | For relaxation | For foot massage | For stretch marks | For face | For Pregnancy | For sensitive skin Massage, whether for pain relief or for therapeutic purposes, is always better when you use high quality lotion, oil or cream fit to your objective. We’re going […]

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