Lomi Lomi is traditional Hawaiian bodywork that integrates energetic and physical healing through fluid movements up & down the body with some focus the option of focusing on specific trouble areas. The soothing strokes of lomi lomi mimic the ebb and flow of ocean waves and Hawaiian trade winds. This massage is performed in the native Hawaiian fashion, with soothing music in the background, using coconut oil.
It differs from other modalities in that the entire length of the client’s body is massaged, with little or no pausing between strokes. Lomi Lomi offers a complete escape with several health benefits. It has many benefits including increased circulation, relief from pain and discomfort, induce deep relaxation, and promoting overall well being.
Reflexology is based on the principle that the foot has ‘reflex’ points that correspond to the various structures and organs throughout the body. For example, on the left foot, the tip of the big toe corresponds to the brain’s left hemisphere.
All the organs, glands and parts of the body are believed to have representing reflexes on the feet. Reflexologists claim that any health problems in the body can usually be detected in the corresponding area of the foot. Reflexology practitioners believe that by massaging or stimulating the reflexes using specific techniques, there will be a direct effect on the corresponding organ.
An aromatic massage incorporates the healing powers of essential oils into your treatment. Specific oils are selecting based on their therapeutic properties with regard to the patient’s state of body and mind.
Essential oil molecules are so minuscule that when they are applied to the skin they are able to pass through the outer layer of the epidermis, to the dermis, into the capillaries and then into the bloodstream. Skin is able to absorb the oils better when the rate of blood circulation and the temperate of the skin increase – such as at the time of a massage.
CBD (cannabidiol) is quickly becoming well acknowledged for a myriad of health benefits in its many forms. Using CBD oil topically is one of the easiest ways to take advantage of CBD’s benefits and can be used to target specific areas of the body that require particular attention for pain relief.
Massage & CBD oil are a perfect combination. You can benefit from the relaxing and invigorating effects of a massage and the medicinal pain and discomfort relieving effects of CBD.
The health of the lymphatic system is crucial to the body’s ability to heal. Lymphatic massage is a technique used to encourage lymph flow in the body. Lymph is the clear fluid produced by the lymph nodes, located in the neck, chest, underarms, groin, and abdomen.
A healthy flow of lymph supports the body’s immune system in fighting off toxins responsible for viruses and infection. The lymphatic system — comprised of 500 to 600 lymph nodes, in addition to the spleen, tonsils, thymus, and adenoids — is the body’s filter system for dangerous toxins and disease-promoting bacteria.
During pregnancy your body has extra tension caused by hormones and a shift in your centre of gravity effecting your muscles & alignment. Having a massage can be a real life saver.
Massage can also help prevent insomnia, greatly reduce peripheral swelling, reduce muscle cramps and back pain, and soothe the nervous system.
Regular massages during pregnancy can also shorten labour time and make the return of your optimal fitness easier.