Swedish massage therapy involves mild, moderate or deeper strokes on the back, arms, legs, neck and other body parts to target tissues and muscles for maximal pain relief, stress release and relaxation.
Swedish massage helps promote healing while targeting pain, injuries, stress and stiffness using gliding, kneading, tapping, friction and light shaking—designed to ease pain and help relaxation.
Thai Massage is an ancient healing system that combines broad and targeted acupressure, stimulation and manipulation of energy lines called Sen. Through stimulation-gentle pressure of the Sen line, joint mobilization, deep diaphragmatic breathing the body is prepared to receive additional Thai Massage techniques that include manipulation of muscles and tendons through various stretches, twists, and traction- similar to what you might see in a yoga practice. Muscle manipulation is also achieved through Vibration, Tapotement (rap, drum or pat), muscle squeezing and neuromuscular techniques such as Post Isometric Relaxation (holding a very mild muscle contraction). Traditional Thai massage rarely uses oils or lotions and the recipient remains clothed during a treatment. During every session, the practice of Metta is practiced – Lovingkindness & Mindfulness: may you be free from danger, may you have mental happiness, may you have physical happiness, may you have ease of well-being.