Massage Techniques By upcountry Massage
Standard Relaxation Massage | Swedish Massage
Massage is the fine tuned art of manually applying pressure to the body, and is a widely used and enjoyed form of physical therapy that is designed to promote relaxation, pain relief and overall well-being. Swedish Massage is a widely used, general purpose system of massage devised in Sweden.
Deep Tissue Massage
Deep Tissue Massage is primarily used for the the release of chronic muscle tension and pain and uses various forms of deep pressure massage, focusing on therapy to the deepest layers of muscle, fascia and tendons.
Cranial Sacral Treatment
Cranial Sacral Therapy, also known as craniosacral therapy, is a gentle, yet very effective and relied upon form of bodywork. It is primarily used to release tension, pain and compression in the bones of the head, spinal column and Sacrum.
Aromatherapy uses natural oils derived from plants, including essential oils, to induce deep relaxation, and naturally enhance well-being through massage, inhalation and a variety of other modes of application.
Pressure Point Massage
Pressure point massage, also known as trigger point therapy, is a massage technique used to relieve pain and dysfunction of various body parts. This type of massage therapy uses the application of pressure to tender muscle tissue, focusing on pressure to areas called “trigger points”.Trigger points often coincide with various acupuncture points, and are active centers of muscular hyperactivity or also known as “muscular knots”.
Reflexology Massage involves the application of pressure to specific points on the hands and feet, helping to release the corresponding area of the body.
Hot Stones Massage
Hot Stones Massage is a widely used therapy that creates deep heat, inducing relaxation and helps to alleviate pain. This technique uses heated smooth stones, and can be used in conjunction with Deep Tissue Massage, Lomi-Lomi Massage and Aromatherapy with essential oils.
Derived from Native Hawaiian Medicine, “Lomi” means to “knead, rub, or soothe." Lomi-lomi Massage uses a powerful, dynamic, fluid motion to induce relaxation, and relieve stress, pain and tension.