Experts estimate that upwards of ninety percent of disease is stress-related. And perhaps nothing ages us faster, internally and externally, than high stress. Massage is an effective tool for managing this stress, which translates into:
Massage can also help specifically address a number of health issues. Bodywork can:
What is Lymphatic Drainage Massage?
Lymphatic drainage massage is a form of gentle massage that encourages the movement of lymph fluids around the body.
The fluid in the lymphatic system helps remove waste and toxins from the bodily tissues. Some health conditions can cause lymph fluid to build up. Lymphatic drainage massages can benefit people with lymphedema, fibromyalgia, and other conditions.
What are the benefits?
Lymphatic massage can improve circulation and reduce swelling.
While the heart continuously pumps blood through the blood vessels, the lymphatic system relies on the movement of smooth muscles to transport fluid through the lymph vessels.
Lymphatic massage can reduce swelling and improve circulation throughout the lymphatic system
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What is Reiki?
Reiki is an ancient Japanese form of energy healing. During a session, you'll stay completely clothed on the massage table under a blanket. I'll work mostly with my hands in your energy field, with only light touches occasionally throughout the session. It is cleansing of old unhealed energy that clouds main energy centers called Chakras. You will feel a sense of peace and well-being during and after the session. There may be some tears as you release some of the emotion, some people sleep. You will feel completely relaxed, and free of the extra emotion that isn't serving your greatest good.