HISTORY OF MASSAGE
Massage is a healing art that has been around for millenia. Massage therapy is based on our instinct to rub areas that hurt. the word 'massage' comes to us from the Arabic root "mass'h" which means to touch, knead or squeeze.
The oldest record of massage is approximately 4000 years old from China. These early accounts detailed the application of massage techniques for therapeutic purposes.
Through trade and contact with Eastern civilisation the principles and practises of massage found its way to the Western world.
Modern massage therapy continues to re-discover and adapt ancient parctises from cultures all over the world. Massage now enjoys recognition as a natural healing method to complement medical treatments. Many people now use regular massage therapy to reduce stress, maintain wellness and prevent disease.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Before initiating a treatment you will undergo full consultation asking about health, lifestyle and areas of concern.
Treatment takes place on a couch, in a private room. Waxes or oils are provided to directly massage to your skin. Towels are also provided to maintain modesty and keep you warm during treatment.
Massage works the whole body, mediums used help to work deeper into the muscles. Different massage techniques are used to warm up muscles, work out any adhesions/knots, stretch out tight muscles and ease joint pain.
Massage takes an hour and you should ensure that you are able to relax for a couple of hours post massage to gain full effect.
BENEFITS OF MASSAGE
Benefits of massage are many, listed below are a few of the main ones:
As well as physical benefits as listed above, massage helps psychologically too allowing you down time, a sense of well being and feeling incredibly relaxed. Give it a try, massage in Swansea, give it as a treat or try it for yourself.
Please note that sexual behaviour from a client is TOTALLY UNACCEPTABLE.
Any cases of inappropriate behaviour, the session will be ended and full payment will be expected.