When the body is stressed it must work harder than normal to remain balanced. Hence stressed people lend to over use conventional relaxation methods such as drinking and smoking to remain calm. However too much alcohol or nicotine can have an adverse effect on the body, whereas the holistic treatment such as massage can help induce deep relaxation, helping to remove the pent-up tension of the stress response without damaging the body.
It is easy to forget what deep relaxation feels like and many clients are unaware of how much tension they hold in their body. By relaxing them properly massage enables them to be more aware of what tension feels like which in turn helps them to release it.
Massage also enables clients to avoid stress altogether, when the body is relaxed problems and events tend to seem less daunting so the client will not feel as threatened and stressed which in turn will prevent tension build up.
Massage is the use of hands or mechanical means to manipulate soft tissue of the body particularly the muscles. It can be used for relaxation, stimulation or rehabilitation of the whole body or part of it. It promotes suppleness of the muscles, improves circulation and reduces stress Massage is a safe non threatening, non- invasive natural therapy.