swedish massage is the most popular of all the massage types. the wonderfully soothing strokes and manipulations are designed to relax muscles, relieve tension, improve the flow of blood, and stimulate the lymphatic system.
deep tissue breaks the stress-tension-pain cycle by relaxing muscles, increasing circulation and bringing the body to neuromuscular balance. designed to relieve muscular pain, address soft tissue injuries and increase range of motion, it uses slower strokes with more direct pressure across the grain of muscles.
thai massage improves flexibility, tends to be rigorous rather than relaxing. the therapist may use hands, feet, knees and legs to massage and passively stretch you. the effect is relaxing as well as energizing.
reflexology massage eases pain, reduces stress, promotes relaxation and improves circulation. a reflexology practitioner manipulates the feet of the patient. different parts of the body can be treated by manipulating different parts of the foot. with over 7, 000 nerve endings, the foot is suited to this sensitive manipulation.