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Body Massage

Pricing - 30, 60, and 90 minute services for £30, £55, and £80

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Massage is a powerful natural therapy that is fantastic for your mental and physical health. It can make you feel calmer, ease tension in your neck and alleviate crippling back pain,  improves circulation, energy, and alertness, lowering heart rate and blood pressure.

Reducing stress and increasing relaxation - Stress diminishes, tightness is eased and both tension and pain become reduced during and after treatment. has a great impact on the nervous system, lowering stress hormones that contribute to the “fight or flight” response. It also helps to increase feel good neurotransmitters such as dopamine, serotonin, endorphins, and oxytocin.

Promotes better sleep - Sleep is so important for your immune system and to reduce the chance of life-threatening illnesses. If you’re suffering with insomnia, try incorporating massage into your bedtime routine.

Reducing pain and muscle soreness and tension - massage can help relieve pain and ease muscle stiffness by enhancing blood flow to arthritic joints, improving movement, and reducing pain.

Improving immune function - regular massage can help boost our immune system and remove toxins, increasing blood flow throughout the body.

Helps with anxiety and depression - massage is excellent for calming the mind and improving your mood.

Counter acts the effects of prolonged sitting - improve mobility, encouraging muscles to start moving by softening and relaxing them, and increase circulation, as the pressure applied helps blood flow more easily.

Improve flexibility and posture- Massage therapy is focused on relaxing muscles, connective tissues, tendons, ligaments, and joints. improves how flexible you are by making your joints more fluid and less likely to experience injury. Poor posture is caused by the spinal cord staying in a bent position for long periods of time, increasing pressure on joints and ligaments. posture that is tough on muscles and joints, Massage can correct bad posture.

Massage is known to boost one’s focus, assist with digestive issues, increases range of motion, improves physical fitness, reduces muscle spasms, improves balance, alleviates PMS and promotes better skin.

Contraindications to body massage:

There are some conditions that are contraindicated locally. That means that the massage therapist can give you a massage but must avoid those areas with those conditions when giving you the massage.

  • Cuts or open wounds
  • Bruises
  • Varicose veins
  • Broken bones
  • Burns
  • Some skin conditions

If you have these massage contraindications and you want a massage you should let your therapist know about them. Hopefully the massage therapist can work around these areas. The therapist reserves the right to refuse treatment to ensure maintenance of health standards.

You cannot get a massage if you have these conditions because massage could cause these conditions to flare up making your problem worse. These include:

Fever- Anytime you have a fever, whether from a cold, the flu, or some other infection, you should not get a massage. Massage increases circulation that may in turn help the infection increase the severity of the fever and the infection.

Contagious Diseases- If you have a contagious disease you are putting your therapist and even your therapist’s other clients at risk of getting it. Please be considerate to your therapist and cancel your massage if you come down with a contagious condition.

Blood Clots- Massage can loosen blood clots. This could be dangerous because the clot could migrate to the brain, lungs, or heart. If you are aware of any blood clots, consult your doctor before massage to make sure that it will not be affected by massage therapy.

Pregnancy- Unless a therapist has been trained in prenatal massage, pregnant women shouldn’t have massage treatment. It’s especially risky in the first 3 months of pregnancy.

Kidney Conditions or Liver Conditions- Massage can put increased strain on both the liver and kidney if they are not functioning normally. This occurs because massage increases blood flow, increasing the movement of waste through the body. If you are experiencing a health problem with either your kidney or liver it is likely that massage will not be appropriate for you. Talk to a health care professional to see if massage will aggravate any kidney or liver condition.

Cancer- Though massage is good at relieving some of the discomfort caused by cancer, it should only be given by someone trained to work with cancer patients. The patient should obtain a release form from his/her doctor to get treatment.

Inflammation- If you have inflammation of any kind massage to the area will further aggravate the situation.

Uncontrolled Hypertension- Massage increases blood flow. If you have high blood pressure that is not under control, the increased blood flow that is a result of massage therapy may cause problems.