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Deep Tissue Massage

An invigorating and stimulating massage designed to relax, release tension and bring further awareness to sore muscles whilst improve circulation, flush toxins and leave your skin exfoliated, nourished and re-hydrated. The session lasts for more than 1 hour.


What is Deep Tissue Massage?

Deep Tissue Massage can be viewed as a type of massage or a massage technique that focuses on tense muscles and the deeper layers of muscle. Muscles are often covered by layers of muscles or exterior muscles, so firm or more focused pressure is required.

Deep Tissue Massage aims to release physical tension in the muscle and emotional tension. Firm pressure and slower strokes are used in the contracted areas. Deep Tissue Massage techniques usually focuses on specific muscles and may cause some soreness during or after the massage. Fortunately, the muscles will recover and feel even better within a day or two.

Oils are often used to minimize friction between the therapist’s hands and the recipient’s skin.

The Deep Tissue Massage technique is used in conjunction with Sport Massage or if requested, in Swedish Massage.

What are the benefits of a Deep Tissue Massage?

It feels good, brings awareness of muscle tension, and it is beneficial to your muscle health, therefore your personal well-being. This technique corrects damaged muscle tissue, by softening harden muscles, which could have caused joint restriction or structural misalignment. Also, when muscles are stressed, this blocks blood circulation which brings oxygen and nutrients, and the removal of carbon dioxide and toxins. Improved the blood flow helps the recovery of the muscle.

Like other types of massage, deep tissue massage is most beneficial when undertaken on a regular basis. The therapist and recipient can work together to release muscle tension, correct mobility problems, relax the body, and prevent injury.

What should I expect from a Deep Tissue Massage?

A Deep Tissue Massage combines the use of a firm pressure and slower strokes are used in the contracted areas and used in conjunction with Swedish Massage Techniques.

It is recommended that the person be in good physical condition before a Deep Tissue Massage. Oils are often used on bare skin, but the some of the techniques can be performed on top of the recipient’s clothing. The session lasts for 1 hour.

It may cause muscle soreness, and bruising may occur for some individuals.

What are the after effects of Deep Tissue Massage?

It is recommended that the client be in good physical condition before a Deep Tissue Massage. A Deep Tissue Massage may cause muscle soreness if you are not accustom to deep massage. Bruising may occur for some individuals.

After the massage, it is recommended to not continue with strenuous activities, but rather take a hot bath, perform some recommended stretching techniques on the areas that have been specifically treated. Of course, drink plenty of water to help release the toxins.