Category: relaxation massage

Holistic Swedish Massage Therapy Santa Barbara, Goleta, Wellness, Stress Reduction

Holistic Swedish Massage Therapy Santa Barbara, Goleta, Wellness, Stress Reduction

Holistic massage is an ancient method of healing that clears the lymphatic drainage system and releases toxins from the body. By recognizing that illness and stress affects not only our physical but also our emotional, spiritual and mental well-being, holistic massage allows the body’s natural healing abilities to come forth and balance the entire body …

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Swedish Massage, Relaxing Massage, Santa Barbara, Goleta

Swedish Massage, Relaxing Massage, Santa Barbara, Goleta

Swedish Massage is the best-known type of bodywork performed today, one of the primary goals of the Swedish massage technique is to relax the entire body. This is accomplished by rubbing the muscles with long gliding strokes in the direction of blood returning to the heart. But Swedish massage therapy goes beyond relaxation. Swedish massage is the most popular type of massage in the United States. It involves the use of hands, forearms or elbows to manipulate the superficial layers of the muscles to improve mental and physical health. Active or passive movement of the joints may also be part of the massage.

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Massage: Why do I feel ill or sick after my massage? It’s rare during a massage but it does happen!

Massage: Why do I feel ill or sick after my massage? It’s rare during a massage but it does happen!

I’ve done well over 15,000 massages and feeling sick after a massage is not a common reaction, but it can happen occasionally. Massage therapists are aware of this phenomenon, and that it usually affects clients who are a first-time massage recipient or someone who has not received massage for quite some time. The worst cases of a post-massage “healing crisis” feel like a full blown flu. Let’s explore what causes this phenomenon and whether a post-massage glass of water can prevent it?

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Swedish Massage, Santa Barbara, Goleta, for Stress Relief, Muscle Pain and Relaxation – Switch Gears and get a Swedish Massage

Swedish Massage, Santa Barbara, Goleta, for Stress Relief, Muscle Pain and Relaxation – Switch Gears and get a Swedish Massage

As the best-known type of bodywork performed today, one of the primary goals of the Swedish massage technique is to relax the entire body. This is accomplished by rubbing the muscles with long gliding strokes in the direction of blood returning to the heart. But Swedish massage therapy goes beyond relaxation.

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