Here is a quick guide to the most popular types of massage therapy to help you figure out which massage therapy style is right for you.
Massage is the manipulation of superficial and deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue using various techniques, to enhance function, aid in the healing process, decrease muscle reflex activity, inhibit motor-neuron excitability, promote relaxation and well-being, and as a recreational activity.
Hot stone massage is a specialty massage where the therapist uses smooth, heated stones, either as an extension of their own hands, or by placing them on the body while they massage other parts of the body. The heat can be both deeply relaxing and help warm up tight muscles so the therapist can work more deeply, more quickly. Continue reading
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Imagine laying on a massage table, letting your stress and anxieties melt away as your muscles are therapeutically manipulated with comfortably hot stones. A regular deep tissue massage is incredibly relaxing, but the addition of hot stones makes hot stone massage therapy an increasingly popular pick at day spas and massage centers around the country. But do you know that there are long term, lasting benefits of hot stone massage? Continue reading
Are you travelling to Ho Chi Minh, Viet Nam and seeking a professional spa where you can enjoy world-class pampering services at a reasonable price?. Ho Chi Minh City, the modern and biggest city in the South of Viet Nam is home to many of the spas that you are looking for. Below are ranges of the best spa selection in town that we recommend during your staying in Ho Chi Minh City to ensure you have an unforgettable relaxing time. Continue reading
Whether you want therapeutically effective or pure rub and tug, Saigon has it all. Living here, I probably spend about 10% of my time awake getting a massage. There are basically four types of massage here: Continue reading
At Le Grand Spa & Fitness, beside indulging yourself to a complete relaxation with our specialty massages, we also offer a full service hair salon for you to look your very best. Continue reading
Are you looking for a fabulous couples getaway Spa address to pamper your loved one with a romantic moment together and experience a memorable vacation? Get the ultimate Spa romance couple packages at Le Grand Spa, treat yourself and your sweetheart with our luxurious and rejuvenating Spa services that will surely deepen your love even further.
Have you ever been in the situation where you were so mad you did something silly that hurt you back? It happened to me last Saturday in Saigon, which generated tantrum injury term from mr. Mck. Here’s the story. Continue reading
Lomi Lomi, which means “rub” or “massage” in Hawaiian, is a traditional Hawaiian massage technique used to bring about physical as well as mental relaxation. According to the Huma philosophy of Hawaii, the mind and the body are invariably interlinked and mutually interdependent. Good health depends on having both aspects in an harmonious balance. Continue reading
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Sports massage therapy is geared toward athletes of every kind, from world-class professionals to weekend joggers. The particulars of the sports massage technique are specific to the athlete’s sport of choice. Focusing on areas of the body that are overused and stressed from repetitive and often aggressive movements. Continue reading
Having a neck massage or a shoulder massage is a great way to relieve the tension that often happens due to stresses from life and work. Today, with many people sitting hunched over computers all day long the need for these massages is growing. Unfortunately, not everyone can run to the massage therapist after hard day at work and for those people here are some tips on how your spouse can help by giving you a home massage. Continue reading
A trigger point is a tight area within muscle tissue that causes pain in other parts of the body. A trigger point in the back, for example, may reduce referral pain in the neck. The neck, now acting as a satellite trigger point, may then cause pain in the head. The pain may be sharp and intense or a dull ache.
You have been working hard for weeks and your body is screaming for some attention. What could be a better way to reward yourself then with a nice relaxation massage? The answer to that question lies in understanding what exactly a relaxation massage is and what it is not. In many cases, your body may be screaming for something different, such as a therapeutic or deep tissue massage, not a relaxation massage.
It seems that every day spa and massage clinic has a massage membership to offer. But is this really something that you want to sign onto? Is it a good deal or just another way to obligate you to spend money every month? The short answer to the first question, is yes, in most cases you are making the right decision in getting that massage or spa membership. It will save you money and focus you on getting the massage you need and enjoy. However, all memberships are not the same and you should understand the terms before you sign up.