TYPES OF MASSAGES


Acupressure There exist over 150 types of massage therapy including the ancient forms and the modern techniques. Numerous styles of massage currently known have been widely developed from different world’s traditional sources and today are divided in several local techniques or combined between them.

Massage is considered the most antique form of medical therapy practiced on the human being. The diverse types of massage and the numerous techniques stem from the most admired civilizations and their legendary beliefs.

Among the classical types of massages are:

TRADITIONAL TYPES OF MASSAGE
Swedish Massage
It is the most common massage technique in the occidental world.

Acupressure
It uses the fingers to press certain points on the surface of the skin.

Ayurveda
Focused on balance the body’s forces: movement, digestion and structure.

Shiatsu
Based on a combination of acupressure and the Japanese method "Anma".

Thai Massage
Consists on manipulation to generate certain internal effects -yoga.

Other types
Lomi lomi is entered on balance in all areas of physical and mental health.




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