Sports Relax Massage
Sports massage in combination with relaxation massage. Relaxing the central nervous system whilst applying sports massage techniques dramatically increases the efficacy of the techniques. A relaxed body will be more receptive to deep work and therefore healing and adjustment will be happen with greater ease.
Massage can treat the majority of minor injuries and prevent acute conditions becoming chronic. In order to offer a remedy, it is important to do more than relieve the pain. It is essential to understand how the problem came about and how it can be avoided in the future. Laura will develop a treatment plan and advise on any exercises or stretches needed.
Also functioning in a complimentary role with other therapies, massage treatments can greatly speed up recovery because of its wide ranging benefits.
Massage is key for injury prevention. This is not only true in the sports context, but also in terms of poor posture and various forms of stress.
Holistic Relaxation Massage
Soothing massage to release tension and calm your mind. The main focus of your massage will be to ease away tension from your body and mind. Using a variety of massaging techniques to target where your body is holding patterns of tension and gently free you up so that you are feeling more relaxed and connected.
The term "Holistic" derives from the Ancient Greek word "holos," which means "whole." Holistic massage treats the ‘Whole Person’ - Your Body, Mind and Soul in Unison. Holistic massage is an ancient method of healing that clears the lymphatic drainage system and releases toxins from the body, as well as relieving mental and emotional stresses and tensions.
Holistic massage can be seen as a means of inducing relaxation and healing, whilst invigorating the bodily systems to heal and improve their functioning.
There is no set routine with Holistic Massage, just careful attention to what the individual requires. Laura looks at the causes of your tension and works to help restore your natural inner balance.
Pregnancy massage helps the body and mind relax, soothing tense and tight muscles and supporting the body as it changes throughout each trimester.
Remedying many of the common discomforts experienced during pregnancy; back pain, headaches, leg cramps, shortness of breath, swelling, neck pain...the soothing treatment helps to relieve feelings of depression or anxiety, promoting a general feeling of well-being and helping the mother to feel at ease and sleep more deeply.
Laura will work with you to find the most comfortable position for you during the treatment. Usually side lying or semi-reclined. Working with supports and cushions you will be kept comfortable and warm so that you can fully relax and get the full benefits of your massage.