Massage has a long history and recorded in China from
3,000BC. It has been practiced in various part of the world from India, Japan.
As time evolved, different massage techniques were developed.
Massage is not just an indulgence it has healing properties.
The different massage techniques can help with different conditions or just
simply for relaxation. A massage can also help complement your exercise or
1. Swedish Massage – Long sweeping strokes with pressures applied at certain points.
Massage - Combines the therapeutic benefits of using essential oils with some
Swedish massage techniques.
3. Sports Massage – Medium to hard pressure
focusing on muscular releases and stretches. Pre-sports massage helps athletes to prepare their bodies for optimal
performance, while post-sports massage helps to normalize the body’s muscular
Other Forms of Bodywork
Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) – Gentle basic strokes known as the
“stationary circle”, “pump”, rotary” and “scoop” techniques are designed to
manipulate lymph nodes and lymphatic vessels with the goal of increasing their
activity and promote the flow of lymph. It is recommended for stress, water
retention, post-surgeries, swelling, tiredness, obesity, migraines/headaches.
Remedial Therapy – Combination of Swedish
massage with neuromuscular
technique, muscle energy techniques, soft tissue release and connective tissue
massage. It encompasses
various advanced massage techniques such as myofascial releases, trigger points
releases that are used to treat musculo-skeletal injuries and improve the
body’s repair mechanisms. Clients who are experiencing muscle stiffness or
previous muscular injuries can choose remedial massage to improve their
condition. This form of treatment is tailored to individual needs and varies
from customer to customer, especially the common ones such as stiff neck, lower
back pain, piriformis syndrome, frozen shoulders, knee pain and plantar
Contra-indications to massage:
diseases that are contagious
(require doctor’s clearance)
5. Pregnancy (only 2nd trimester and after)
*It is recommended that massages be done by qualified therapists.