Swedish massage is one of the most effective massage therapy modalities. It involves a deep tissue massage applied with gentle and vigorous pressure. Think of this method as a wonderful combination of massage and physical therapy, a process that promotes total relaxation and muscle tension release.
Whether you're visiting Elements Therapeutic Massage for the first time, or are a regular monthly member, it's important to know how you can get the most out of your massage each time. Not only will it help to enhance your session, but it will also help you feel better after.
It's the start of the new year, which means most people are setting goals for 2020. This year, keep your goals simple and focus on your health and wellness, relationships with others and your purpose. Here are a few ideas you can adopt and practice in the new year.
During an aromatherapy massage, essential oils are used to enhance your massage therapy experience. During this type of massage, you’ll inhale the delightful aroma of an oil of your choice. Whether you’re looking to calm your mind and body or revitalize and energize, aromatherapy massage is a great option to enhance your experience. Here's why.
Often times we get asked the question, "what is the difference between Swedish massage and a sports massage?" They are both beneficial to help reduce pain and are equally relaxing. To get the most out of your massage, it's best to know which one would be best for you. So, what is the difference between a Swedish massage and sports massage? Let's break it down.
Acts of kindness are a simple way to put a smile on the face of another, as well as yourself. It doesn't take much to turn someone's day around. A small compliment or simple gesture is all it takes. Here are 22 simple ways you can spread kindness today.
From minor challenges to major crises, stress is a part of our lives. Sometimes, it can feel like you're under too much pressure from yourself, work, home or a combination of the three. Here's how you can identify stressors and relieve stress.
The time has come to store your swimsuits and break out your fall sweaters. This season brings beautiful, changing trees but can also bring on the cold and/or flu. The transition to shorter days can be a challenge to our bodies. There are many things you can do to help maintain wellness during this time.
It’s the day after your massage and you wake up with muscles feeling a little sore and you’re a little more tired than usual. Even though it may be confusing, know that it is perfectly normal for your body to feel a little sore the day after a massage. For your muscles, getting a massage is similar to experiencing a strenuous workout. They got stretched and manipulated during the session. Be sure to let your massage therapist know before your next appointment. If the pressure feels more like pain than therapeutic, be sure to speak up.