Oh, that sweet word SPA. How many pleasant moments give the treatments themselves. Here and massazhiki and masochki and manicure, and 33 other pleasure. Every year the number of proposed procedures is increasing exponentially, and it becomes increasingly difficult to navigate: what, why and for what. To somehow understand in all its diversity, we took the liberty to classify the spa-treatments.
In general, it can be done in different ways. In particular, essentially the procedure. After all, sometimes it wants to make a nice, and do not know what to choose. Here are some services that provide salons and other places where there is a spa. And we start with the most common types of massage.
It is an ancient massage technique. Specialist presses on certain points of the body, resulting in significantly improving your health. It is believed that the way to cure some diseases. But in the salon procedures frequently act on those points which are directly connected to our appearance. For example, points on the face. This procedure helps to eliminate toxins and strengthens the collagen skin, causing facial contours tightened.
• Massage with aromatic oils.
Essential oils are very widely used in cosmetics. They have a beneficial effect on the psyche, skin and general condition of the body. This massage involves the use of quite conventional techniques, absolutely any. All of its charm lies in the use of oil. They (oil) have an impact on some parts of the brain, causing us calming and relaxing. However, it is worth remembering that everywhere there are contraindications.
• Thai massage.
This massage does not have a relaxing effect on the body
. Rather, it will help to find a second wind
. And all because of the fact that technology includes rapid and rather abrupt movements
. In addition, during the massage you do not have to constantly lie
. The thing is that Thai massage has a strong connection with yoga
. Some go after the procedure with the feeling that they had all the time in training
. Showed a massage to people with poor circulation, sprains, flabby muscles
. The procedure is done on the floor
. It does not use oils or lotions
. You can even be dressed
. It is best to take a loose-fitting clothing
. A good specialist must first ask you questions about what you expect to get from a massage, if you have any medical conditions, etc.
. Besides the fact that your muscles will come to the tone, you get a charge good mood
. During the massage, the brain begins to actively produce endorphins
• Craniosacral therapy.
This massage technique that focuses on the neck and head. The system is complicated. To you will listen and feel. Since the therapy is based on the belief that each person has their own life force, which is carried throughout the body via the spinal fluid. But with this and are specialists of this profile.
• Swedish massage.
This is one of the most popular types of massage. It aims to relieve muscle tension and help relax. It helps with back pain, headaches, and even arthritis.
• Hot Stone Massage.
This is also a very common type of massage. It is made not only on the body, but even on the face. This is a very pleasant and relaxing procedure that is performed with the use of stones, made of basalt. This breed of rock rich in iron, so they (the stones) are much longer retain heat. This massage not only helps to relax, but also improves blood circulation, so it is recommended for people who are constantly cold feet or hands. It is a good alternative to a Swedish massage and Shiatsu.
• Duo massage.
From the name implies that the massage is done simultaneously by two specialists. The technique can be absolutely anyone.
It based on the fact that all human belted body lines through which flows energy. And if any of them is blocked, then the person starts to hurt. Therefore massage influences the energy points of the body. Sometimes it is also called Japanese massage. Usually, it is done on the floor or on a very low table. The clothes can be worn well, so if you do not want to undress - this massage to you. It helps to relieve stress, pain, stress, and other unpleasant symptoms of fatigue or illness. This massage is well established as a means of coping with anxiety, nervousness, lack of energy, headaches, poor circulation, etc.
This massage technique also was born in the East. Basis - foot massage, which are points responsible for the status of the various organs. Massage lasts an average of 45 minutes (yes, 45 minutes will massage your feet). This massage helps to relieve tension in the legs and relax the body. Remember that you should not be too painful. The procedure should be pleasant. If you have discomfort, tell the specialist. Comments about this massage different. Someone feels easy only in the legs, while others think that all their body massaged. All agree on one thing - it's incredibly nice.
• Lymphatic drainage.
This massage technique affects the body's lymphatic system. Massage should begin with the neck, so the therapist is prepared to massage the entire system. Movements should be soft. The procedure is different in different individuals, since it all depends on what you want to get a result. The purpose of massage - to balance the flow of lymph. Some have compared this type of massage with Shiatsu massage and hot stones. Most people said that after the course of the massage they become more energetic, calm, and their metabolism has become much faster.
• Deep tissue massage.
The name speaks for itself. All activities directed to impact masseur muscles that are removed from the skin surface, and are difficult to reach with conventional massage. It helps to relieve back pain and neck. It is worth remembering that at first it may be a painful procedure for you. Contrary to popular belief, Swedish massage does not have the same effect.
• Siddha Vaidya.
The peculiarity of this massage is that here we use dried herbs, wrapped in a bag and warm oil. Pouch with herbs oil is applied to the skin massaging movements. Since oil is warm, it has a relaxing effect on the muscles. Indications: rheumatic pain, muscle pain, stress, problems with the immune system. The average session lasts 60 - 75 minutes.
• Reiki massage.
This technique originated in Tibet Bole 2500 years ago. Omitting the details, go to the heart of the matter. It is believed that a massage can relieve pain, improve the body's resistance to infection and relieve stress. In theory, our entire physical pain caused by our emotional state. The very essence of the procedure is as follows: Specialist (call it that) is configured for you. He puts his hands on the energy points and focuses on healing. Then from there to offer you a good energy flow, causing your body begins to heal itself what may. In general, the rail - treatment through the hands. All the problems - to find a good specialist.
• Underwater massage.
Safety performance is similar to Shiatsu, just under the water. It relieves muscle tension, restores the flow of energy in the body.
• Massage Cayce-Reilly.
This is a very intensive massage, using strong pressure. The procedure used warmed castor oil.
It is worth to recall the famous massages: anti-cellulite massage, seaweed, and a facial massage.
Generally, there are more than 80 types of massage. The above - is the most common technique, which provide modern facilities and a spa-center. So now you can easily navigate and choose the type of massage you want. However, it should be remembered that all the procedures have certain contraindications.