Most people would agree that a massage can help you feel relaxed but it can do so much more than that.
Massage can provide a welcome relief to tense and tired muscles as well as helping circulation.
Massage also helps to carry nutrients such as glucose around your body as well as helping to remove toxins from your body.
Each massage stroke is individual and benefits each part of your body differently, some strokes help to stimulate your muscles whist others can help work with other systems such as your nervous or endocrine system
More people are turning to relaxation massages and other therapies to relieve tensions associated with the stresses of our busy lives, work imbalance and even our daily routine.
We all want to live longer and healthier and our mental health and physical state of body is important.
A simple one hour massage can work wonders for not just those tense muscles.
Those of you how have done yoga or pilates before know how important breathing can be.
Breathing works in massage too helping to keeping you grounded.
Connecting with your breath is a method for being present. When you concentrate on each aspect of the breathing process, you are present; you let go of the past and future and are focused on the moment inside the breath.
Breathing is consciously its own meditation.
Take the time to connect with your breath for a few moments......