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  2.  For the past several years, Ayurvedic massage has grown to become an important part of natural treatment, alternative medicine, and spa procedures in North America. Ayurveda is a traditional natural health care system that believes the body can heal itself and maintain optimum health through a series of gentle, slow, and effective remedies. In Ayurveda massage, the Ayurvedic practitioner works on the individual as a whole. These remedies are based on the belief that the body is able to heal itself, and there are no dangerous or harsh medications involved. Ayurvedic massage therapists typically work together using specific hand movements, soothing methods, and using massage lotion and oil.
  3.  The advantages of Ayurvedic massage are primarily based on the benefits to the blood flow. Many conditions such as chronic fatigue, headaches, PMS, fibromyalgia, asthma, and other chronic conditions are helped by soothing the lymphatic circulation, particularly when the massage therapists perform a few strokes on the tender areas on the feet and hands. Ayurvedic massage also helps to detoxify the body. Toxins that accumulate in the body accumulate due to a diet rich in preservatives, environmental pollutants, excess sodium in the blood, and a number of other sources.
  4.  Most massage therapists start their session with a mixture of massage lotion and oil. During the massage, they start working from the feet up. They gently massage the muscles, using long sliding strokes which slowly increase in intensity. Depending upon the ailment being treated, the massage can be very concentrated or soothing. Various oils are used for different ailments; for instance, oils used for soothing arthritis are different from massage oils used for treating eczema.
  5.  A Japanese massage incorporates gentle, rhythmic strokes, kneading, thumb walking, and tapping motions. It is Named Shiatsu following a master of the traditional technique, Katsu, was discovered by Dr. Shiatsu of Kyoto Japan in the 1820's. Shiatsu massage includes gentle stretching and manipulating the muscles, applying oil to the skin, and using deep breathing exercises and voice calming rhythm.
  6.  The advantages of Marma massage are not just restricted to the calming effects it has on the skin. The curative effects on the body help to improve the immune system, blood flow, and lymphatic system. The massage also increases the energy level of the individual receiving it, improves digestion, eliminates toxins from the body, and eliminates blocked pores from the epidermis. Marma massage has been used for many years to treat conditions such as constipation, flatulence, indigestion, menstrual pains, nervousness, stress, urinary problems, sleep disorders, blood pressure, and much more. Marma massage also helps to relax and soothe away the anxiety, which is beneficial to people who suffer with anxiety.
  7.  Aromatherapy massage uses essential oils derived from flowers and plants for the purpose of delivering special healing energy to the client. In the Far East, aromatherapy is often combined with massage therapy for the purposes of achieving deeper relaxation and better health. Many essential oils and scents have been utilized for this purpose including eucalyptus, pine, chamomile, and ginger. These plants are all excellent for making a natural state of well-being and comfort.
  8.  Swedish massage uses slow, deep relaxing strokes of the hands that usually use three different areas of the hands: the hands, the fingers, and the back. This kind of massage is great for soothing sore muscles and for stimulating the lymphatic system. Swedish is often compared to the sensation of being gently brushed to sleep. Its circular motions are perfect for the whole body. For maximum benefits, take a Swedish massage every couple of hours or so.
  9.  Shiatsu is an ancient form of massage developed in Japan, and its purpose is to focus on acupressure points along meridians as well as in the nervous system and the brain to promote general health. In Chinese medicine, it's known as"anma" which means to keep or balance. Shiatsu may be useful when it is performed by a professional who is trained not only in its appropriate application but also in the proper administration of these techniques. Shiatsu may be most helpful in removing blockages of the Qi or vital energy along meridians that might include such matters as joint pain, headaches, insomnia, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, and other conditions. This kind of massage is most beneficial to individuals that are experiencing such conditions as chronic fatigue syndrome, osteoporosis, kidney disease, and rheumatoid arthritis. The massage therapist may apply soothing oils or lotions to all areas of the body while gently applying pressure to points on the body which he or she will determine via a set of tests. https://chicagoop.com/ulsan/