When I first became interested in 건마 massage, I was pleasantly surprised to realize that there were many different schools of massage therapy. Each and every therapy is unique and caters to different needs and moods. Enthusiastically, I started to study and practice the different techniques.
From my conversations with our clients, I came to realize that some of them are unaware that they can enjoy many different styles of massage, each with its own benefits and enjoyment. While most people have their favourite style of massage, my suggestion is to try a different technique once in a while. This can be both therapeutic and interesting.
There are times you might actually require a different type of massage. You could be feeling lethargic and tired. You might be feeling sore and ache with the coming of a flu. You were experiencing that awful cramp and tightness at the tummy just before your menstrual cycle. Whatever your body is feeling, simply communicate how you are feeling to our massage therapists; they will be able to recommend a suitable massage therapy to help minimize your discomfort.
To give you an idea, here are some of the most common styles of massage that are offer and what their benefits are:
This is likely one of the most relaxing styles of massage that you can experience. Aromatherapy Massage adds the power of essential oils to create a very relaxing massage. Each essential oil has different properties and the therapist will blend them according to your needs. Combining essential oils with massage therapy allows you to activate your limbic system. The limbic system controls your emotions and influences your hormone levels. This style of massage is usually best for stress relieve, and is particularly effective if you are suffering from insomnia.
This is an ancient style of massage therapy. It combines smooth massage action like kneading and rolling with the application of essential oils or a special coconut oil enhanced with many spices. Using essential oil has an added advantage as it enables the Balinese massage to share the similar effects as the aromatherapy massage. Instead of just using the skin to absorb the goodness, you now can breathe in, as well as allowing your skin to absorb the goodness of the herbs, spices or floral properties in the essential oils.