TOP 10 MASSAGES

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Do you want to know which massages are the most popular in the world? Well this article will tell you all the top 10 massages of the world. Have a quick look; it will help you to choose the right best massage for you.

 

top 10 massage therapies

top 10 massage therapies

  1. 1.     Swedish Massage Therapy:
Swedish Massage Therapy

Swedish Massage Therapy

Swedish massage therapy is very relaxing and gentle. If you are trying a massage for the first time, then Swedish massage therapy is very ideal for you all. It’s the most common massage therapy prevailing in United States. In this therapy, long smooth strokes, kneading and circular movements on superficial layers of the muscles with massage oil or lotions. It’s the best massage therapy for you all. Not enough info!!! If you want to learn more then read my full article on Swedish massage.

 

  1. 2.     Aromatherapy Massage:
Woman getting a back massage in front of the white background

Woman getting a back massage in front of the white background

Are you in stress? Are you having emotional problems? Then have aromatherapy massage. It is best for those who are in stress or in other conditions having emotional component. This massage therapy uses some scented plant oils called essential oils to overcome specific problems. These oils are relaxing, energizing, stress reducing, balancing etc. The most common oil use in aromatherapy is Lavender. If you want to know more about this therapy then read the full article on Aromatherapy massage.

 

  1. 3.     Hot stone Massage:
Hot stone Massage

Hot stone Massage

Hot stone massage is ideal for those who have muscle tensions, but want a lighter massage therapy. In this therapy smooth heated stones are placed on certain parts of the body having muscles tension, it gives relaxing warm effect, loose tight muscles and also balance the energy centers of the body. During this therapy, either the therapist leaves the stones on your body parts or they also press the stones, applying pressure gently. To learn more, you can read the full article on Hot stone massage.

 

  1. 4.     Deep Tissue Massage:
Deep Tissue Massage

Deep Tissue Massage

Deep tissue massage is for those who have chronically tight or painful muscles, repetitive strain, postural problems, or if you have a recovery from any injury. It’s kind of hard massage therapy and a person feels sore for one or two days after this massage. Deep tissue massage helps to release pain and stress from deep layers of muscles and connective tissues. Usually slower strokes or friction techniques are used in it. If you want to learn more then read the whole article on Deep tissue massage.

 

  1. 5.     Shiatsu:
Shiatsu

Shiatsu

Shiatsu!! That’s a weird word name. Isn’t it? Actually it is Japanese word, or you can say that it is a Japanese bodywork massage. It includes localized finger pressure in a rhythmic sequence on acupuncture meridians.  In this massage, fingers are pressed on the points of pain and are held for two to eight seconds. It increases the blood flow, and balances the body. You will feel really pleasant and relaxed, although the pressure is firm but there is no soreness after the massage. You will be surprise in how much fresh your body feels after shiatsu. If you want to learn more, then read the full article on Shiatsu.

 

  1. 6.     Thai Massage:
Thai Massage

Thai Massage

Thai massage is the most energizing massage then the others. It’s like doing yoga without doing any work. Confused? Well you don’t just lie down; the therapist moves and stretches your body parts in certain sequences of postures. Like shiatsu, it also targets certain points on the body, applying gentle pressure, but it also includes compression and stretches. It not only aligns your body energy but also reduces stress, improves the body flexibility and range of motion. You can learn more in the full article on Thai massage, and I can also show you some pictures of Thai massage session.

 

  1. 7.     Pregnancy Massage:
Pregnancy Massage

Pregnancy Massage

Pregnancy Massage or Prenatal Massage is really popular among expected mothers. It not only reduces stress but also reduces anxiety, depression, swelling, pain and aches. It can be customized according to the women’s choice. Certified pregnancy massage therapist applies proper way in positioning the women’s body, which support her during the massage. The therapist sometimes also modifies the massage. You can learn more, read your full article on pregnancy massage.

 

  1. 8.     Reflexology:
Reflexology

Reflexology

Do you have a painful leg? Well this massage might be what you need. Reflexology is also type of foot massage, but its more than simple foot massage, in which certain points on the foot is targeted, corresponds to organ and system of the body. It is very relaxing, and releases pain from the tired, achy feet. To learn more, you can read the full article on Reflexology.

  1. 9.     Sports Massage:
Sports Massage

Sports Massage

It involves combination of many techniques, having faster strokes than Swedish massage. Even if it is called a sport massage, it doesn’t mean that it is only for professional athletic or player. These massages for those who are indulge in any physical activity, and often work outside. It is mainly for prevention and treatment of injury, increasing body flexibility and hence enhancing the athletic performance. Facilitated stretching is a common technique.

 

  1. 10.                     Back Massage:
Back Massage

Back Massage

Back massages are offer by many massage clinics or spas. Spas offer 30 minutes back massage. If the spas have not specifically advertised the time, you can also ask for 30 or 40 minutes back massage. You can ask the therapist to focus on different areas of the back. You can learn about the Massage of Neck and Back Pain.

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