Massage can help to promote health
and wellbeing. Some benefits of massage includes:
- Removes toxins and
- Improves health, immune system and energy levels
- Strengthens the body’s circulation
- Improves digestive functions
- Strengthens and tones muscles
- Improves lymph circulation and reduces cellulite
- Sooths and relaxes the body, and helps to reduce stress and
TYPES OF MASSAGE
This is an ancient discipline used to
improve our health. Holistic massage treats each person individually and
incorporates different massage techniques. It can be soothing as well as
invigorating and the massage strength can be tailored to suit the individual
needs. The holistic approach takes into account the person's whole being, and
not just their physical symptoms.
Deep Tissue Massage
Deep Tissue Massage is suitable for
clients with muscular pain, tenderness and lack of flexibility. Many people
suffer pain and discomfort resulting from bad posture, injuries like whiplash
or too many hours driving or sitting at a desk.
What conditions is deep tissue
massage used for?
- Chronic pain
- Limited mobility
- Recovery from injuries
(e.g. whiplash, falls, sports injury)
- Repetitive strain
injury, such as carpal tunnel syndrome
- Postural problems
- Osteoarthritis pain
- Muscle tension or
In August 2005 an issue of a consumer
report magazine, reported a significant number of people (approx 34,000) rated
deep tissue massage more effective in relieving osteoarthritis pain than
physical therapy, exercise, medications, chiropractic, acupuncture, diet,
glucosamine and over-the-counter drugs. In addition it was the highest rating
for relieving Fibromyalgia pain and improving range of motion.
Myofascia release focuses on the
deeper layer on muscle tissue. It releases tension through slow and deep
contact with the muscles and has a powerful effect on tight tissues. This type
of massage is suitable for those experiencing acute and chronic muscle tensions
and is a safe and effective form of massage.
Massage Treatment Fees:
- £42 for 1 hour
- £50 for 1 hour 15 mins
- £57 for 1.5 hours
- Treatment includes a five minute consultation
- It is possible to have a combination of all three type of massages
- Cancellation must be at least 24 hours in advance, or a £25 charge
will be made.
As well as the massage, Marika is also able to offer relevant aftercare
advice to assist her clients with neck, shoulder and back issues and postural
problems. Her training has taught her a great deal about the
mechanics, prevention and treatment of muscular and mechanical injuries and
Massage appointments available in Crystal Palace, South Norwood and Croydon!