Swedish massage is applied with oil, powder if you prefer. The masseuse makes long sweeping movements toward the heart to increase circulation.
Deep tissue massage aims at deeper muscles and tissue. This is an excellent massage to deal with knotted muscles.
For acupressure (or ashiatsu) the therapist uses her hands, forearms, and elbows as she moves from point to point, releasing energy.
The back walking massage is an intense back and pectoral stretch.
Thai massage is similar to acupressure, with the masseuse also using her knees and feet. It also involves stretches. This is a vigorous massage.
Hot stone massage is a variation on classic massage therapy. Heated smooth, flat stones are placed on key points on the body. The massage therapist may also hold the stones and use them to massage certain areas of the body.
Your Asian massage therapist uses her hands, forearms, and elbows to bring intense pressure as she moves from point to point, releasing energy to flow through your body.
During a hot tub scrub you lie in a comforting bubble bath, with underwater jets directed at where you please. From showerheads above and to the side you'll get a gentle rain. An Asian masseuse will come to tubside and give you a scalp to toe shampoo.
A 4-hands massage means two masseuses massaging you so you can experience the difference in their touches.
Foot reflexology is a simple, non-invasive method to help balance the body. It has been described as a natural therapy that requires the application of a specific type of pressure on particular areas of the feet. It is based on the principle that there are reflexes in the feet which correspond to every part of the body.
Aromatherapy massage is massage therapy but with highly concentrated plant oils, called essential oils, added to the massage oil or lotion.
Hot oil massage; if done on a daily basis; can produce many benefits. You need to spend only about 30 minutes in your daily routines to get a feeling of being energized and relaxed; at the same time, the nerves, the muscles and the senses are soothed instantly. Just a few minutes of caring for yourself with this oil massage, you can reap the rewards for a long time.