Benefits of Massage

Massage Is a wellness activity!  Therapeutic massage and bodywork has been proven for literally thousands of years to reduce stress, relax the body, allow the body to heal itself, and offer relief from physical aches and pains.

Physical Benefits
*Relaxes the whole body
*Improves muscle tone
*Assists in reducing nerve entrapment through the release of soft tissue or muscular binding
*Calms the nervous system
*Loosens tight muscles
*Relieves tired and aching muscles
*Diminishes tension headaches
*Stimulates blood and lymphatic circulation
*Strengthens the immune system
*Reduces pain, swelling, and formation of scar tissue following injury
*Increases flexibility and range of motion
*Diminishes chronic pain
*Enhances skin tone by reducing tension in the skin and adjoining tissues as well as increasing circulation and detoxification
*Helps to improve and maintain your posture

Mental Benefits
Increases mental alertness
*Reduces mental stress
*Improves concentration
*Promotes restful sleep
*Assists in mental relaxation
*Enhances capacity for calm thinking and creativity
*Increases your ability to monitor stress signals and respond appropriately

Emotional Benefits
*Calms mental activity
*Creates a felling of well-being, reducing symptoms of depression
*Reduces levels of anxiety
*Enhances your self image
*Supports a sense of being unified and in harmony
*Increases awareness of the mind-body connection