“As with all spa therapies, never underestimate the feel-good factor. Massage will help you feel nurtured, pampered and special”
The various Swedish massage techniques are designed to improve circulation, soothe tired, aching muscles and make you feel more relaxed. Besides the calming benefits, Swedish massage is thought to be good for easing muscular strain by flushing out toxins, improving circulation by increasing oxygen flow in the blood, helping to keep ligaments and tendons supple and reducing emotional and physical stress.
Full Body – 1 hour….£57
Back, neck and shoulders – 30 minutes….£34
Hot Lava Stones
Heat relaxes your body in a short space of time, so your therapist can focus on a deep working of the tissues using both hot stones and hand strokes. Hot stones also increase your sense of relaxation and calm. This form of massage can boost your circulation, release stored tension, recharge your energy levels and relax you. It is said to have health benefits for people with muscular pain, poor circulation, rheumatic and arthritic conditions, fibromyalgia, back pain, stress, insomnia and depression.
Full body – 1 hour….£61
Back, neck and shoulders – 30 minutes….£37
Indian Head Massage
Indian head massage is a technique of manipulating soft tissues in the shoulders and scalp. Your therapist will use a range of different massage pressures and rhythms to stimulate the head and neck area. This treatment can free knots of muscular tension and relax connective tissue, stimulate arterial circulation and increase venous and lymphatic flow. It is also known to reduce stress and can induce a feeling of euphoria. It is particularly effective in addressing the effects of stress.
A system of massage used to relieve tension and treat illness, based on the theory that there are reflex points on the feet, hands and head linked to every part of the body.