Benefits of Massage

Short term physical benefits:

  • Improved skin tone and colour
  • Increased circulation
  • Encourages deeper, relaxed, more efficient breathing
  • Relieves muscle fatigue, soreness and stiffness
  • Relieves tired, stiff joints
  • Induces deep relaxation
  • Improves digestion and waste removal

Long term physical benefits:

  • Improves circulation
  • Boosts the immune system
  • Lowers high blood pressure
  • Improves muscle suppleness and tone
  • Encourages deeper, more effective breathing
  • Balances the digestive system
  • Helps to relieve insomnia and improve sleep patterns
  • Improves the skin’s elasticity

Short term psychological benefits:

  • By relaxing the body, tension and stress are reduced
  • By relaxing the mind, anxiety and its effects are reduced
  • Lifts the emotions
  • Increases energy and reduces fatigue
  • Soothes and comforts

Long term psychological benefits:

  • Allows sustained relaxation of mind and body
  • Improves self esteem
  • Improves body image and awareness
  • Energy levels increase as less energy is used holding tension in the body and mind