Category: Best Deep Tissue

Deep Tissue

Deep tissue massage therapy is similar to Swedish massage, but the deeper pressure is beneficial in releasing chronic muscle tension. The focus is on the deepest layers of muscle tissue, tendons, and fascia (the protective layer surrounding muscles, bones and joints.  Deep tissue massage is aimed at the deeper tissue structures of the muscle and fascia, also called connective tissue. Deep …

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ISCHEMIC Compression Massage, Ischemic or Static Pressure Massage

ISCHEMIC COMPRESSION Ischemia means a lack of blood supply, with associated tissue irritation and congestion. Ischemic compression is a massage technique used in both Shiatsu and trigger point work (often called static pressure) Ischemic compression is a therapy technique used in physical therapy, where blockage of blood in an area of the body is deliberately made so that a resurgence of local blood flow …

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Barefoot Shiatsu

Barefoot Shiatsu Barefoot Shiatsu is a wonderful massage technique, where the energy flow of the whole body can find balance. The massage practitioner applies pressure and gliding techniques with the feet to stimulate the meridian flow, to release tension, and flush painful discomfort from tissues and muscles. Applying compression and integrating the new gliding techniques with the feet allows depth …

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Ashiatsu

Ashiatsu Meaning – “foot” (ashi) “pressure” (atsu) Ashiatsu is a type of massage therapy in which the therapist walks on the client’s back, using bars and other props for support to vary pressure and weight. This modality has its roots in Asia, but today, several different versions of Ashiatsu massage are practiced around the world. Learning to …

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