Chinese Massage Therapy
Traditional Chinese Massage has been practised for around 2,000 years.
Tui Na Massage is one of the most popular forms of Chinese Massage today. It involves deep massage techniques that are applied over the whole body, especially the back, with many repetitions. Tui Na Massage is is often used for treating ailments such as chronic pain, musculoskeletal problems like sprains and strains, arthritis, problems of the digestive system, liver and the spleen.
An Mo Massage also incorporates many Chinese Massage techniques which are applied to the entire body. An Mo Massage is used to balance, calm and relax the entire body by using yang techniques.
Chinese Massage therapy is a wholistic approach to health care that aims to provide relief from physical ailments, and also relaxes and revitalizes the body and mind.
Chinese Massage stimulates the circulatory system and the nervous system. It is thought to provide relief from chronic pain and improves the strength and flexibility of the various parts of the body. Chinese Massage may also relax and re-energize the mind and is an excellent way of assisting with day to day stress and anxiety.
The basic principle of Reflexology is that congestion/tension in any part of the foot mirrors the congestion/tension in a corresponding body part. These body parts or reflex points can also be found on the hands and other body parts, however, the most commonly treated area is the feet. Reflexology may have many beneficial and lasting effects. Some treatments aim to restore systems for better function while others are more specific, addressing particular conditions. It is a healing process that can be safely used when it is not convenient to treat other body parts. Reflexology is a non-intrusive technique. It can be a relaxing therapy that works on many levels, soothing, calming, balancing and boosting the entire body.
It can be used to treat a variety of conditions such as:
Back, neck and shoulder pain
Pre-menstrual syndrome and other menstrual irregularities