specialise in a deep tissue technique known
as ‘Swedish Massage’.
is a style of massage that uses brisk movements
that are designed to stimulate and invigorate
the body. However, it can also be adapted to
give a gentler, more relaxing treatment.
is so much more than a cosmetic procedure to
treat yourself to every now and again. It has
significant physical, mental and emotional benefits
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the break down of fatty deposits beneath the
skin. Special attention can be given to stubborn
areas such as around the abdomen and on the
hips and thighs.
the negative effects of adrenaline, the hormone
released to cause the fight and flight response.
In doing so, it significantly reduces stress
and the health issues it can cause. If you find
yourself feeling run-down, fatigued and stressed,
a Swedish massage session will leave you feeling
calm and relaxed.
deep breathing. When people are stressed they
breathe rapidly and shallowly, not inspiring
enough life giving oxygen and not breathing
out enough carbon dioxide, which can make the
blood acidic. Massage stimulates the parasympathetic
nervous system which slows and deepens breathing.
the production of endorphins, the body’s
natural opiates, to give us a high feeling.
waste products. When muscles work, they burn
oxygen and glucose and produce lactic acid.
This can build up in the muscles and add to
muscle soreness. Think of it as sticky honey
getting in between the muscle fibres.
flexibility by stretching and relaxing the muscle,
encouraging it to return back to its normal
posture. Once the muscles are relaxed and lengthened,
posture will improve. Poor posture will impact
on the other systems of the body. For example
rounded shoulders and tight pectorals and a
slumped posture will prevent the lungs from
Encourage blood flow to the extremities, organs
and superficial blood vessels. We have enough
capillaries in our body if lined up end to end
to go around the world not once but twice!!
Yet we only have 5-6 litres of blood!
with the drainage of lymph from the cells to
the lymph nodes. It improves the circulation
of lymph and the removal of toxins from the
immunity. Massage stimulates the production
of lymphocytes (antibodies) which give us immunity.
Also by stimulating the parasympathetic nervous
system, immunity is stimulated.
the parasympathetic nervous system. This has
the effect of slowing down the systems of the
body and encouraging the body to repair and
sessions are most effective when taken regularly
for a period of time, every week or fortnight,
for example. This allows the effects to build
up over the course of treatments.
note that your modesty is respected at all times
during any treatment
can be taken either at your home, or at my personal
studio and therapy room, The
Studio , located just outside Warrington
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