Spa Therapies and Treatments
A variety of hydrotherapy body treatments administered in spas using sugar scrubs, followed by a relaxation massage.
Swedish Massage with Essential oils for Aroma Massage Therapy.
Herbal Thai Compression Balls and Hot Stones.
Is a method of stimulating reflex points in the foot, hand or ear that correspond to specific glands, organs or parts of the body. Stimulation of these reflex points results in increased energy or Qi and blood circulation, aiding lymph drainage as well as relieving stress and tension, thus allowing harmony to return to the body. An ear, nose, and throat specialist, William H. Fitzgerald, M.D. and Dr. Edwin Bowers brought the first version to the US in 1913; Fitzgerald claimed that applying pressure had an anaesthetic effect on other areas of the body. A further development occurred in the 1930s. Eunice Ingham, a physiotherapist, mapped the entire body as it corresponded to the feet she called it “zone therapy” and used it to reduce pain. Ingham developed the work into the Ingham Reflex Method of Compression Massage, later known as reflexology. There are ancient versions of these systems and other similar practices from the east, China, India and Tibet and one brought to the US by Stanley Borroughs is known as Vita flexn
Benefits of Massage Therapy
Alleviate low-back pain
Improve range of motion.
Assist with shorter, easier labor for expectant mothers and shorten maternity hospital stays.
Ease medication dependence.
Enhance immunity by stimulating lymph flow—the body's natural defense system.
Exercise and stretch weak, tight, or atrophied muscles.
Help athletes of any level prepare for, and recover from, strenuous workouts.
Improve the condition of the body's largest organ—the skin.
Increase joint flexibility.
Lessen depression and anxiety.
Promote tissue regeneration, reducing scar tissue and stretch marks.
Pump oxygen and nutrients into tissues and vital organs, improving circulation.
Reduce post surgery adhesions and swelling.
Reduce spasms and cramping.
Relax and soften injured, tired, and overused muscles.
Release endorphins—amino acids that work as the body's natural painkiller.
Reflexology can improve blood circulation in the feet and throughout the body while corresponding for the body to pay attention to it self in areas needed. This is how the gentle stroking of the feet and the application of certain techniques improves blood flow to vital organs. Blood delivers oxygen and nutrients to these organs, which nourishes body tissues. If a part of the body is injured, foot reflexology can help repair the injured tissue.