The ancient art of massage involves the manipulation of muscle and ligaments to enhance function, promote well-being and encourage relaxation.
While massage may sound like new-age, self indulgence to the uninitiated, sound science has brought respect to this healing technique. Many documented health benefits are association with massage, including lowering of blood pressure and heart rate, relief from depression, anxiety and pain. Some benefits are long-term, some short-term, but all can be associated with feeling more alive, more healthy and more comfortable.
Learn more about these special types of massage available at Spirit Sense.
- Lomi Lomi (Hawaiian massage
- Pregnancy massage
- Sports massage
- Therapeutic massage
Lomi Lomi – Hawaiian Style Massage
Hawaiian Massage otherwise known as Lomi Lomi recaptures the forgotten wisdom of the ancient people of Hawaii. Creating states of inner peace, balance and wholeness, Hawaiian Massage transcends the stresses and strains of modern living.
Lomi Lomi combines the use of prayer (pule), breath (ha), and energy (mana) with a variety of massage strokes to release “blocked” areas of tension in the body. Lomi Lomi improves physical and athletic performance through the rhythmic application of thumbs, knuckles, forearms and elbows.
Lomi Lomi also relaxes the nervous system, increases circulation and creates a tangible sense of well being. It is useful for maintaining health, and relieving pain from injury and debilitating illness. It is the “dance of massage,” and is as wonderful to give as to receive.
A gentle, relaxing, pain soothing massage complimented with beautifully scented aromatherapy oils excellent for cell regeneration, circulation and stretch mark prevention. Regular massage is recommended after the first trimester.
Pregnancy massage has been found to reduce stress, decrease swelling in the arms and legs, and relieve aches and pains in muscles and joints.
It’s a popular complementary therapy during pregnancy for back pain, when choices for pain relief, such as medication, are often limited.
Not only can massage be physically beneficial, but the human touch can be comforting and provide emotional support during pregnancy.
Before I started seeing Nicole for weekly massages before the birth of my daughter, I received a massage which left me dizzy and nauseous. With Nicole, I always felt comfortable and relaxed plus with her energy work, I felt replenished and tranquil.
Nicole Newsom saved my marriage. Well almost! Sending my husband to get an hour and a half massage did wonders for my marriage.
My husband works hard and many times long hours and weekends. Thank goodness, Nicole is available on Saturdays.
After a hectic week, he returns from his massage feeling rejuvenated and energetic so my whole family benefited!
Is a type of gentle massage which encourages the natural circulation of the lymph through the body.