SPORTS MASSAGE AND TRIGGER POINT THERAPY
It is a strong deep tissue massage, with an emphasis on warming up the tissue, stretching and passive movement in joints. Sports massage is ideal for athletes and individuals who just prefer stronger massage to rejuvenate after a long day at work.
Sports massage therapy can be used as a means to enhance pre-event preparation and reduce recovery time for maximum performance during training or after an event. Athletes have discovered that specially designed sports massage promotes flexibility, reduces fatigue, improves endurance, helps prevent injuries and prepares their body and mind for optimal performance.
For anyone participating in regular physical activity, Sports massage therapy every week or two may be a great addition to your normal regimen.
During the massage the specialist will also perform trigger point therapy, which enhances efficiency of the massage and relaxes muscles. A trigger point is a tight area within muscle tissue that causes pain in other parts of the body. A trigger point in the back, for example, may produce referral pain in the neck. The neck, now acting as a satellite trigger point, may then cause pain in the head. The pain may be sharp and intense or a dull ache.
Trigger point massage therapy is specifically designed to alleviate the source of the pain through cycles of isolated pressure and release. In this type of massage for trigger point therapy, the recipient actively participates through deep breathing as well as identifying the exact location and intensity of the discomfort.
How do trigger points form?
- Lengthy static posture (i.e. sitting at the desk at work)
- Deformed posture
- Muscular weakness
- Dynamic muscular overload
- Reduced dynamic stability that results in tension of muscles and ligaments
The results and benefits of trigger point massage are releasing constricted areas in the muscles thus alleviating pain. You can experience a significant decrease in pain after just one treatment.
The length of the massage 40 min – back only, 70 or 90 minutes for the whole body.
In the basis of classic massage there is a four step system – stroking, friction, kneading and vibration techniques. Every massage is individually tailored for each client to suit their needs.
Effects of classic massage:
- Improves blood flow and lymph circulation
- Relaxes muscles
- Reduces fatigue
- Stimulates regeneration
- Aids in fat loss
- Reduces post-traumatic pain
- Slows down aging
Duration of the massage is 40 minutes for back only, 70 or 90 minutes for the whole body. The length and focus of the massage can be individually tailored to suit your needs.
Cellulite usually is formed on the areas of the body with slower lymph circulation and metabolism, therefore organism struggles to break down fat cells. Research shows that cellulite is caused by two things – fat cells and mass accumulated in intercellular space that mainly consist of fat, water and toxins that body did not manage to get rid of.
There is a variety of reasons why cellulite is formed; it may be unbalanced diet, fluctuating weight, sedentary lifestyle, hormonal misbalance, stress, genetics and many more. However anti-cellulite massage can aid you in getting rid of it.
- Improves blood flow and lymph circulation
- Improves oxygen flow in the tissue
- Reduces deposits of fat
- Strengthens and tones skin
- Helps with muscle recovery
- Aids metabolism
- By improving metabolism and circulation of fluids in the body, aids in getting rid of waste – reduces oedema and uneven skin.
- Reduces fat tissue
Massage is aimed at problem areas in your body that need the most attention – thighs, buttocks, stomach and arms. Depending on how severe cellulite the is, the recommended massage course is 6-10 times, once or twice a week. Length of the massage is 60 minutes. BioLife anti-cellulite wrapping is available.
Aromatherapy is the practice of using the natural oils extracted from flowers, bark, stems, leaves, roots or other parts of a plant to enhance psychological and physical well-being.
The inhaled aroma from these “essential” oils is widely believed to stimulate brain function, boost immune system, oils clean and purify air that has a positive impact on human body. Essential oils can also be absorbed through the skin, where they travel through the bloodstream and can promote whole-body healing.
Before the procedure the specialist will help you chose the most suitable oil for your needs and wishes. The massage is pleasant and relaxing and only the highesty quality oils are being used. Length of massage 70 or 90 minutes.
FACE AND HEAD MASSAGE
Aging takes its toll on our skin, with years skin loses its elasticity, face muscles lose part of their initial strength, wrinkles start to show around mouth, eyes and forehead. Face massage is one of the most important procedures that provide a lifting effect and aid in slowing down aging.
Effects of the face and head massage:
- Strengthens and tones face muscles
- Improves blood flow, lymph circulation and metabolism
- Stimulates rejuvenation of skin cells
- Stimulates synthesis of elastin and collagen
- Shrinks pores
Massage is being performed on face, shoulders, head and décolleté. Length of the massage is 40 or 70 minutes. In addition black clay mask is available.
For centuries, people in the East have been using so called life or biologically active points. Pressuring them in the right way effectively has an effect on the entire body.
Reflexology has a wide variety of effects:
- Improves blood flow, lymph circulation and metabolism,
- Normalizes blood pressure
- Creates sense of deep relaxation
- Improves sleep
- Relaxes muscles and reduces pain
- Tones skin
- Slows down and deepens breathing
- Improves brain function
Feet massage provide a deeply relaxing experience. The massage is performed on the feet and calves using hands and special wooden stylus. Length of massage – 40 or 70 minutes.
MASSAGE FOR PREGNANT WOMEN
One of the biggest problems during pregnancy is the muscle stiffness and oedema in legs. This massage is specially designed for pregnant women involving light touches that reduce muscle stiffness, improves blood flow and lymph circulation.
Massage can help reduce stress and back pain, relax the shoulders and reduce pain in legs and feet.
Massage targets shoulders, neck, legs, arms and head. A relaxing face massage is also available. Each massage is individually tailored for your needs. Length of massage 40, 70 or 90 minutes.
MASSAGE FOR CHILDREN
Massage for children helps strengthen muscles, improve blood flow and lymph circulation. Stimulates digestive system, improves coordination and overall development of a child.
Massage stabilizes muscular tone, reduces tension and pain and has overall good impact of all organ systems. In case of movement disorders the massage helps muscles to function and renews its function after immobility.
Massage is tailored to the needs of the individual. Essential oil is also available. Length of massage 40 or 70 minutes.
PEELING BEFORE MASSAGE
The secret for healthy skin lies in taking care of it – cleaning it, getting rid of fats and old skin cells. The peeling is pleasantly relaxing, it has a purifying effect, it opens pores and it is advised to do it before or after the massage
Length of the procedure is 25 minutes. A variety of aromas are available – pepermint, grapefruit, lemon, lavender and coffee. Choose the mose suitable for you.