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Massage Therapy dates back to 3000 BCE (or earlier) in India, where it was considered a sacred system of natural healing. Used by Hindus in Ayurveda “life health” medicine, massage therapy was a practice passed down through generations to heal injuries, relieve pain, and prevent and cure illnesses. Promoters of Ayurveda believe that illness and disease are caused when people are out of sync with the environment. Massage Therapy  is believed to restore the body’s natural and physical balance so that it can heal naturally.

As culture and history evolved, the healing methods of massage traveled to China and Southeast Asia about 2700 BCE. Chinese massage methods developed as a combination of skills and practices of traditional Chinese medicine, martial arts and the spiritual yoga training of Buddhists and Taoists. Their methods were very similar to those of the Indians, based on the belief that disease was caused by an imbalance or deficiency of energy of various pathways. The Yellow Emperors Classic Book Of Internal Medicine. By 2500 BCE. The Egyptians added their own bodywork techniques and are credited with developing reflexology,  which involves applying pressure to specific areas of the feet,  depicted in Egyptian tomb paintings..

Sport Massage
A complete workout routine includes not only the exercise itself, but also caring for the wear and tear of minor injuries that naturally occur with strenuous movement. The physiological and psychological benefits of Sport Massage Therapy complements your total conditioning program.

Anyone who routinely stretches their physical limits through movement, such as; running,cycling,hiking,dancing,golf,lawn bowling,tennis and other racquet sports, also strength training, endurance training, mixed marital arts etc. >Read More.

Myofascial Release
Myofascial Release (MFR) involves gentle pressure, and is a safe and very effective from of Therapeutic Massage.

Myofascial release (MFR) therapy focuses on releasing muscular shortness and tightness. There are a number of conditions and symptoms that myofascial release therapy addresses, such as:Tightness of the tissues that restricts range of motion (ROM) or pulls the body out alignment, causing you to favor or overuse your hip or shoulder for example; Also a sense of excessive pressure on muscles or joints that produces pain; Pain in any part/parts of the body, including headache or back pain; Jaw Pain (TMJ) >Read More.

Indian Head Massage
Indian Head Massage (IHM) has been practiced for many thousand of years and is one of the most well-known forms of traditional massage throughout the world.

The head, neck and shoulders are important energy centres within your body; If you are stressed or anxious, tension tends to accumulate. Indian Heal Massage (IHM) involves working with a strong yet gentle rhythm helping release your blockages and tension, this in effect is not only physical it also works on an emotional level, calming your spirit promoting relaxation and ultimately relieving stress.>Read More.

Youth Massage
Massage Therapy benefits everyone; All age ranges, all body types, including the youth. Therapeutic Massage helps improve a growing youths biological, emotional and mental health in a safe and natural way.

Youth Massage (YM) is specific and sensitive to the needs of a young person transitioning from childhood to adulthood. Teenagers can be self conscious and shy about their bodies, Therapeutic Massage will help improve body image,decrease depression, anxiety and stress and has been known to cure eating disorders.

Massage Therapy helps the youth in so many ways, keeping the youth grounded and stress free.>Read More

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