Is it for You?
The power of touch has miraculous effects: for the very young to the very old, for the terminally ill to the marathon athlete, and for the stay-at-home mum to the over-stressed executive.
Massage has the power to relax, heal, and help release emotions and tension without the aid of drugs.
When deciding whether you want to get a massage, consider your health and your needs. As long as you do not have any serious health conditions, this alternative, drug-free therapy may be the right treatment for you.
- Having a massage does more than just relax your body and mind - there are specific physiological and psychological changes which occur, even more so when massage is utilized as a preventative, frequent therapy versus an occasional treat.
- Experts estimate that 80 percent to 90 percent of disease is stress-related. Massage and bodywork is there to combat these frightening illnesses by helping us remember what it means to relax and let go.
- Massage offers a drug-free, non-invasive and humanistic approach based on the body's natural ability to heal itself.
So what exactly are the benefits to receiving regular massage and/or bodywork treatments? Massage therapy not only provides relaxation and relief to muscle strain and fatigue, a therapeutic massage may improve your health. There are many benefits to massage therapy, including physical, emotional, and physiological improvements in the body.