Enhancing Your Well-being with Massage

Massage is a wonderful antidote to stress and a powerful way to relax. It allows you to switch off that nagging voice inside your head, to unwind from the overwork, rush and worries that compound, encourages you to breathe deeply and slowly and eases out the tension.

 

Through the act of relaxation, we stimulate a part of the brain (the parasympathetic nervous system) that slows down the heart rate, the rate of breathing, lowers blood pressure and stimulates digestion and immunity. Massage can literally soothe our nerves and produce a feeling of well being.

 

The action of rubbing the skin creates changes in the body and the hormone endorphin is also released. This is the body's natural pain killer which also creates a sense of well being. It improves circulation by assisting the flow of blood from the limbs back to the heart and increases the flow of fresh blood, which carries nutrients and oxygen to organs and muscles.

 

The first action of massage on muscles is to encourage them to relax and lengthen; (imagine a wound up elastic band being unravelled), relieving tightness, tension and toxins. The second action is to encourage fresh blood into the congested area, bringing fresh nutrients and oxygen to the fatigued muscle, and assisting with the removal of the toxic waste product produced by muscle action called lactic acid.

 

Massage will assist the flow of the straw coloured fluid that circulates our body known as lymph. The lymphatic system is instrumental in fighting infection and developing immunity.

 

Often after a number of massages people find that they are more aware of their bodies and in turn more able to relax. When 80 percent of visits to General Practitioners are stress related, massage has an important role to play in the nations health.

 

- Excerpt from "Total Massage" a book by Gill Tree

 

Here are 3 types of massage therapy to invigorate your body skin, improve your quality of sleep and enhance your figure:

 

The Ultimate Aromatherapy Experience

 

This hero treatment comprises a consultation to find out your emotional and physical needs and an aroma test to allow you to choose the oil most suitable for you. There are twelve signature oils to choose from, formulated with natural plant and flower oils with wonderful exotic scents and powerful therapeutic benefits for both body and mind.

 

With your chosen oil, your Aesthetician will use carefully applied pressures to stimulate the nervous system, neuromuscular techniques to relieve muscular tension, and lymphatic drainage to encourage healthy circulation. This treatment works from your head to your toes, it will dissolve away all of your stress and tension. This is an intense body ritual drawn from a fusion of eastern and western techniques enabling the therapist to work on your body, mind and spirit. (Duration: 60 or 90 minutes)

 

For more information: http://www.spaclub.com.sg/spa-therapies-the-ultimate-aromatherapy-experience.aspx

 

De-stress Muscle Massage

 

This deeply restorative treatment is specifically designed for tight, stressed and aching muscles. Swedish and cross muscle fibre massage techniques, with stretching and draining, are combined with essential oils known for their beneficial effects on the circulation. Black pepper, rosemary and ginger warm the muscles and help disperse the build-up of lactic acid that causes stiffness and pain. An intensive massage that works deep into stiff, tight aching muscles to instantly release pain and tension. (Duration: 60 or 90 minutes)

 

For more information: http://www.spaclub.com.sg/spa-therapies-de-stress-muscle-massage.aspx

 

Lava Bambu Massage

 

With so many products that are far removed from nature, Lava Bambū® allows therapists the opportunity to perform a naturally heated massage. Each Lava Bambū® Zen Stick has been designed to replicate the beautiful bamboo stalks that grace the land of South China. Made with a blend of crushed seashells and porcelain, Zen Sticks are a combination of strength and flexibility, creating a beautiful implement for deep and effective massage therapy. The only self-heating bamboo massage tool, Lava Bambū® utilizes the unique technology of Lava Gel®, a natural synergy of ocean inspired elements, that combines minerals, black lava, dried sea kelp, and algae to create the foundation for up to 30 minutes of deep heat. Lava Bambū® is a unique and innovative massage tool that provides a deep sense of relaxation and well-being. Therapists will also benefit from using Lava Bambū®, as it reduces stress and strain to the massage therapist’s hands during deep tissue work. (Duration: 60 or 90 minutes)

 

For more information: http://www.spaclub.com.sg/spa-therapies-lava-bambu-massage.aspx

 

For reservations, please contact the SPA CLUB @ BEACH ROAD

 

The SPA CLUB @ BEACH ROAD is located at:

 

75 Beach Road
Fu Yuen Building
#01-00/02-00
Singapore 189689
Tel: 6339 9238
 
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Opening hours:
Monday through Sunday
11 am to 2 am

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