What type of massage do we offer?
Sports massage is a remedial massage in which the body's soft tissues are manipulated in order to improve flexibility, enhance sports performance and reduce the risk of injury. This type of massage focuses on an individual's specific requirements and can help to promote recovery after injury.
Swedish or classic massage
Swedish or classic massage aims to help the body rid itself of accumulated toxins by incorporating deep tissue techniques to help stimulate the body’s circulatory and lymphatic systems,together with lighter techniques designed to encourage relaxation and soothe the nervous system. It is ideal for tired and achy muscles.
Aromatherapy combines massage
Aromatherapy combines massage with a carefully selected blend of oils tailor made to suit your needs, it is designed to ease and de-stress, helping to alleviate certain conditions and ailments.
Holistic facial massage
Holistic facial massage works on the principle that each part of the face relates to specific part of the body. If there is an imbalance this can reflect in the form of skin temperature, change in skin color, patches of dry skin, spots and blackheads re-occurring, treatment to these areas can bring about and restore balance.
Indian Head Massage
Indian Head Massage originates from India and was originally used to promote good hair growth. The treatment has now evolved and also includes treatment of shoulders, neck, scalp and the face and has many well-known benefits. Treatment helps to release toxins, reduce tension headaches and is particularly good for sinusitis.
Reflexology, the soles of the feet effectively represent a map of the body. Congestion or tension in any part of the foot is mirrored in the corresponding part of the body. Reflexology can bring relief from a wide range of acute and chronic conditions. It is also used to restore and maintain the body’s natural equilibrium. Many people complete a course of reflexology for a specific ailment but often continue with regular treatments as a way of maintaining health and well-being.
What to expect when visiting the Massage Therapist.
You will be asked a series of questions related to your general health and any significant medical conditions which you have. You will be asked to dress down the area of the body to be worked on and if female you will also be asked if you are pregnant.
Shefford offers all forms of massage, prices starting at £27 for half and hour and £37 for an hour.