Tips To Help Your Maximize Your Massage Benefits
A lavish, full-body massage can leave you feeling relaxed and lovely all over. But did you know that there are a few things you can do to get the maximum benefit from your massage session?
Here are a few things you can do to prepare for your massage:
Arrive a few minutes before your appointment. This will give you some time to talk to your massage therapist and discuss your preferences if any. You should also inform the masseur or masseuse if you have had any recent injuries or surgery so that they know where they need to exercise extra care. Also inform them if you are on any medication.
Avoid alcohol and eating heavy meals before your massage.
If you do need to take any medication, try and take the last dose at least 2 to 3 hours before the massage.
Have a shower before you leave for the massage so you feel fresh and your body is more receptive to the oils used during the massage.
Avoid using any makeup, heavily scented skin cream or perfume after the shower as these could react adversely with the massage oil.
It is best not to wear any jewelry, rings or watches to the salon. If you have worn any of these, you will have to remove them before the massage.
While you are waiting in the reception room, breathe deeply and relax your body. The more relaxed your body, the more receptive it will be to smooth, kneading massage movements.
During the massage, allow yourself to feel completely relaxed so you can enjoy the experience and its many benefits.
Foot reflexology is a highly specialized technique in which pressure is applied to certain areas and points on the foot. This pressure is applied using just the fingers and thumbs.
Reflexology works on the principle that there are specific areas and reflex points in the foot that correspond to specific organs and systems of the body. When a point or area in the foot is pressed, it has a positive effect on the corresponding organ and on your general health. For example, there is a particular spot in the foot that corresponds to the liver. When a reflexology practitioner applies appropriate pressure to this area, it helps improve the functioning of the liver.
It works the same way for all organs and systems within the body. The practitioner will choose the spot to apply pressure to depending on the ailment you are suffering from.
That’s Not All
While better health is by itself a compelling enough reason to book a reflexology massage, there are also other benefits that you will enjoy.
Foot reflexology massage can be relaxing and therapeutic too. It works wonders at alleviating pain in the feet that is caused by conditions such as plantar fasciitis and ankle injuries or because of standing for long periods of time or even just doing your daily chores.
During a foot reflexology appointment, the massage therapist applies traditional and sport massage techniques to the foot, upper leg and calf areas. In addition to reducing pain in these areas, reflexology also decreases the stress and anxiety in the entire body.
The therapeutic and health benefits of foot reflexology are hard to ignore. Our feet bear the brunt of our weight whether we are standing still, walking or running. Isn’t it time we take better care of them?
At TooYoo by Tattva, we realize that you might not always be able to take time out to visit a spa or salon for a good foot reflexology. So just Ring TooYoo (9999835852 or book via www.tattvaspa.com/mobile-spa) – We will bring foot reflexology to you – For a Happy to You !
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