Facts about Massage

Massage is a uniquely personal experience of being touched in a safe, positive, non-sexual, and nurturing way. Touch is a basic need that connects us with others, and to ourselves. Massage is a safe place to experience this positive touch and to reconnect with your body and emotions. Massage therapy on a regular basis is an excellent preventative health care measure. Research has shown the following potential benefits of therapeutic massage:

  • Increases blood & lymph circulation
  • Pain reduction
  • Improves immune function
  • Improves flexibility
  • Improves energy
  • Calms the nervous system
  • Decreases blood pressure
  • Reduces swelling & scarring
  • Increases range of motion in joints
  • Promotes better sleep
  • Promotes deeper, more effective breathing
  • Increases mental & emotional wellbeing
  • Enhances body awareness
  • Aids in emotional & trauma release
  • Facilitates deep relaxation