Additional Massage Techniques

Thai Massage, Reflexology, Aromatherapy and LomiLomi Massage in Bishop, California.

Thai Massage

Traditional Thai massage is energizing,relaxing and more rigorous than classic massage. Thai massage includes a combination of yoga stretching, calmness of meditation, with acupressure, exercise movement and reflexology that make it a healing art. It performed on the floor with the client dressed in comfortable loose clothing. Thai method uses mainly point pressure and muscle stretching. Muscle compression, joint mobilization, and acupressure are also used during treatment.

Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is the therapeutic use of plant-derived, aromatic essential oils to promote physical and psychological well-being  and a profound whole body wellness experience. It is thought to improve a person’s mental outlook by affecting the limbic system via the olfactory nerve, or the sense of smell. The limbic system is the area of the brain that regulates emotions. Relaxing and pleasant smells stimulate emotional responses of pleasure and relaxation.  The many benefits of  this technique include stress management, immune support and balance.

Reflexology

Involves the manipulation of specific reflex areas in the foot, hands, and ears that correspond to other parts of the body. Application of deeper pressure to reflex zones that stimulate body organs and relieve areas of congestion. Similar to acupressure principles, reflexology works with the body’s energy flow to stimulate self-healing and maintain balance in physical function.

Lomi Lomi

Hawaiian LomiLomi is a healing art that is indigenous to the Hawaiian Islands. The physical benefits of LomiLomi massage relates to the circulatory and nervous systems as well as the muscles of the body and truly involves all aspects of life to promote health.