Massage Therapies & Techniques

  1. Shiatsu Massage

    Shiatsu technique refers to the use of fingers and palm of one's hand to apply pressure to particular sections on the surface of the body for the purpose of correcting the imbalances of the body, and for maintaining and promoting health. It is also a method contributing to the healing of specific illnesses.
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  2. Swedish Massage

    Swedish massage is very gentle and relaxing, and the perfect place for a beginner to start. Find out what Swedish massage is, and what happens during a
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  3. Aromatherapy Massage

    Aromatherapy massage uses essential oils derived from plants to affect your mood and alleviate pain.
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  4. Hot Stone Massage

    Heated, smooth stones are placed on certain points on the body to warm and loosen tight muscles and balance energy centers in the body
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  5. Deep Tissue Massage

    Deep Tissue massage is designed to relieve severe tension in the muscle and the connective tissue or fascia. This type of massage focuses on the muscles located below the surface of the top muscles. Deep tissue massage is often recommended for individuals who experience consistent pain, are involved in heavy physical activity, such as athletes, and patients who have sustained physical injury. It is also not uncommon for receivers of Deep Tissue Massage to become sore or even bruised over the next few days, though there should be no pain to the client during a session if the therapist is doing the work correctly.
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  6. Thai Massage

    Thai massage is a type of massage in Thai style that involves stretching and deep massage. This form of bodywork is usually performed on the floor, and the client wears comfortable clothes that allow for movement. No oils are used in Thai massage. It is known in Thailand as "nuat phaen boran" (Thai: นวดแผนโบราณ, IPA: [nuɑt pʰɛn boraːn]), literally, the ancient-manner massage.
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  7. Reflexology Massage

    Reflexology (zone therapy) is an alternative medicine method involving the practice of massaging or applying pressure to parts of the feet, or sometimes the hands and ears, with the goal of encouraging a beneficial effect on other parts of the body, or to improve general health
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  8. Sports Massage

    Sports massage is a specialty within the field of massage therapy that focuses specifically on assisting the training process, preventing injury and aiding the healing process when injuries occur. With the increased interest in sports and fitness, many people besides world-class athletes take advantage of sports massage. Both the occasional athlete and the serious athlete can encounter soreness and injury, making sports massage beneficial no matter how athletic a person is.
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  9. Chair Massage

    Chair massage is everywhere! Come discuss the latest trends, new opportunities, and your best techniques in the exciting field of Chair Massage.
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  10. Reiki and Chakra Massage

    Reiki practioners and other energy workers, here's your chance to discuss all matters relating to your modality. Instant Karma and Chakra balancing to be found within!
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  11. Injury Recovery Rehabilitation Massage

    A forum focusing on discussion of injuries, illnesses, pathologies and procedures in alleviating, relieving and/or referring.
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  12. Holistic Massage

    Discussion of massage techniques, along with holistic therapies
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  13. Animal Massage

    A special forum for those who provide massage and related therapies to animals. Discussion, links, techniques, marketing, ability & agility issues.
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