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Massagem terapêutica - Relax & Healing
Most of our daily activities, such as writing, driving or typing on a computer, can cause stress. Applying pressure on the soft tissue around the neck, shoulders and back reduces muscular tension. Massaging these areas frequently can help recovery from muscle soreness and reduce migraines and anxiety. Treatment with or without oil.
Tui Na is a massage from Traditional Chinese Medicine. “Tui” means “to push” and “na” means “to grab or squeeze.” It can relieve disorders such as insomnia, constipation, headaches, migraines, emotional problems, irritable bowel and premenstrual syndrome. This technique is focused on moving the energy inside meridians and may be gentle or quite firm. Treatment with or without oil.
This massage helps to facilitate a deep state of relaxation, calm the emotions and produce serenity of mind. Reflexology involves applying different amounts of pressure to many parts of the feet. It's based on the theory that each point is connected to a certain part of the body. Treatment with oil.
Shiatsu is a traditional Japanese massage therapy focused on the body's energy flow, known as Ki or Qi. It uses acupressure to release tension and treat a wide range of conditions such as headaches, premenstrual syndrome, digestive disorders, insomnia, fibromyalgia, stress, anxiety and musculoskeletal pain. It takes place on a mat. Treatment without oil and while wearing normal clothes.
Thai massage works by compressing, pulling, stretching and rocking the body using fingers, hands, elbows, knees and feet. It helps to reduce muscle stress and spasms, to increase energy and improve blood circulation. Thai massage usually takes place on a mat. Treatment with or without oil.
Great for muscle relaxation and for increasing mobility, Thai Yoga massage incorporates yoga postures like forward bends, back bends, spinal twists, cobra and locust. It improves posture and balance and corrects body alignments. It takes place on a mat while wearing normal clothes. Treatment without oil.
This massage combines the 5,000-year-old Indian principles of Ayurveda and pressure points. This type of massage is designed to create balance between mind, body and spirit. It is focused on dislodging toxins and balancing the chakras (energy centres). Movement flow can be quick or drawn out depending on the person’s needs. It increases circulation and lymphatic drainage. Treatment with oil.
Therapeutic is a general term that describes any type of massage that helps relieve chronic disorders and muscular pain by working on a specific problem (such as a locked shoulder). The relaxing therapeutic approach follows this path in a smooth, gentle and flowing style that will calm your body and mind. Treatment with or without oil.
Deep tissue massage is a type of massage targeting the deeper tissue structures of the muscles and fascia. The pressure is more intense than a relaxation massage. It is especially helpful for chronic aches, pains and contracted areas such as stiff neck and upper back, lower back pain, leg muscle tightness, and sore shoulders. Treatment with or without oil.
Massaging the abdomen can help to move stool along the inside of the colon. It may help relieve such symptoms as tightness, pressure, cramping, digestion issues, constipation and bloating. Treatment can be with or without oil.
Chi Nei Tsang has its origins from Taoist monks in China and Northern Thailand. The “chi” is the body’s energy and “nei tsang” the internal organs. Gentle but deep pressure used on the abdomen unblocks the chi and allows the organs to function better. This massage also helps on the emotional level, as worries, anxiety and stress could cause the body to develop allergies, indigestion, depression, digestive disorders and low auto-immune response. Treatment with oil.
Tok Sen comes from the North of Thailand, Lanna. It is based on the therapeutic effects of Thai Massage and consists of tapping the whole body with a special wooden hammer and stick. “Tok” is the sound of the hammer hitting the stick and “Sen” is the energy line that pass through the body. The tok tok tok sound is hypnotic and its vibrations can reach to the third level of the muscles. Treatment with or without oil.
A 20 minute session focused on the back, shoulders, neck, arms and head. It offers great benefits for those who work long hours or have stressful jobs. It helps to feel better, think better and sleep better. The effects of the massage are instant, long lasting and cumulative.
The effects of the massage are instant, long lasting and cumulative.
The Face has over 40 muscles, so massaging the face is not just good for applying products but can help improve circulation, maintain moisture balance and remove toxins. It can also help with relieving headaches/migraines, stress and help get rid of sinus congestion. Additionally, activating your face muscles frequently can help to impart a more toned appearance in the long term.
The technique involves stimulating pressure points on the face, head, neck and shoulders.
MLD is a gentle therapeutic method that involves removing excess interstitial fluid from the body. It is an anti-edematous massage, anti-fibrosing, anti-stress and immune system booster. It relieves "tired legs", is a strong ally in reducing lymphatic edema, helps with premenstrual symptoms and helps to increase the quality of life for people with fibromyalgia. And of course, it helps fight orange peel skin by destroying accumulated fat adipocytes.