Massage is a form of therapeutic touch that has been used for healing for thousands of years all over the world. We have a natural instinct to rub a sore spot or ache on our bodies, or to give someone a hug for comfort. Massage has developed from this instinct and is recognised as one of the most effective ways to relax, revive, and heal the body, mind, and soul.
Massage works in various ways. Physically it stimulates the skin, muscles and other bodily tissues, which relieves pain, relaxes muscles, improves circulation, removes toxins, and promotes digestion. Therefore massage is very suitable to treat many physical problems. At the same time massage lifts the spirit and calms the mind. A treatment can be deeply relaxing, or reviving and stimulating, depending on your needs. Massage is very effective in treating stress-related problems. Of course massage can also simply be a treat!
Sports Massage is the management, manipulation and rehabilitation of soft tissues of the body including muscles, ligaments and tendons. Beneficial for both sports people and those that just want a deeper more specific form of massage.
Deep Tissue Massage is firmer than Relaxation Massage and aims at the deeper layers of muscle tissue.
Tailored to your individual needs, a relaxation massage can be a full-body massage or focus on specific areas of the body where tension is centred.
Combining the use of gentle yoga stretches with sensitive acupressure and manipulation to suit each person, this massage is given on a firm but comfortable futon on the floor and you wear loose, light clothing.
Hot Stone Massage uses the same massage techniques as Swedish massage, but with the incorporation of volcanic basalt stones which retain heat for a long period of time. The smoothness of the stones and the heat makes the massage a very reassuring and relaxing treatment creating harmony and balanced energy flow throughout the body. We also offer
To book your session now, contact reception on 0117 3701177 or book online at www.theberkeleycentre.co.uk