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Top 10 Massage Treatments - For Complete Rejuvenation of Mind, Body and Soul

Luxury massage treatments have taken the world by storm in the recent years. Read on and find out about the top 10 treatments that you can experience for yourself when you are yearning to be pampered.

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Acupressure massage

Those who have tried and tested the healing benefits of acupuncture will be greatly interested in acupressure massage. In acupressure massage, the therapist will administer gentle but firm pressure to specific points in your body to stimulate energy flow. It's a perfect way to de-stress and enjoy holistic healing.

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Thai massage

Therapists who are trained in Thai massage techniques are found all over the world today so you will be able to enjoy the sensational healing properties of this traditional technique with ease. It combines a variety of massage techniques such as an acupressure massage, assisted stretching and body rocking. Thai massage can effectively eliminate shoulder and back pain while improving circulation and spinal alignment.

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Aromatherapy

This is one of the most luxurious massage treatments that will leave you feeling totally relaxed and rejuvenated. Essential oils are used on your body during this treatment. You can pick the combination of oils depending on your personal preference and specific needs. The combinations of essential oils that are used greatly impacts the quality and the effectiveness of the session.

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Ayurvedic massage

Ayurveda is the legendary system of medicine that has been used primarily in the Indian subcontinent for centuries. The proven benefits of Ayurveda in eliminating negative health conditions are truly impressive. Ayurvedic massages aim to maintain the health of your mind and body by using a variety of techniques, oils and movements to suit individual needs.

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Shiatsu Massage

This is a type of massage that uses a series of rhythmic movements of hands, palms and fingertips without oils. Shiatsu massages aim to promote energy flow throughout your body, relieve pain, eliminate stress and encourage the natural healing process of your body.

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Hot stone massage

Hot stone massages are deeply relaxing as the heat from the stones goes deeper into your muscles, to relieve aches and pains quite effectively. The therapist will place the hot stones on specific areas of your body or use them as extensions of his/ her hands while massaging the body. Typically, traditional massage techniques are used to warm up your body prior to using hot stones.

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Watsu massage

This is one of the most unique types of massages. It includes dance, stretching and joint mobilisation as well as different elements of shiatsu and massage. What makes this treatment special is that it takes place in warm water! The therapist will be by your side, aiding and assisting you to make the movements as you float in the refreshing waters. It helps your body release more tension and offers you relaxation and rejuvenation on a deeper level.

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Lomi Lomi massage

Lomi Lomi massage is a treatment that has its roots in Hawaii. Oil is generously used on the body to improve the fluidity of the movements of the therapist's hands. Often this massage technique includes rhythmic strokes of the elbows too.

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Indian head massage

This is a massage technique based on Ayurvedic healing. You will be seated on a chair while the therapist applies relaxing pressure on your head, neck, shoulders and sometimes even face using fluid, deft movements. It's a great treatment for those who are suffering from elevated levels of stress as well as insomnia.

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Deep tissue massage therapy

For those who are trying to recover from injuries, deep tissue massage therapy is an ideal option. The therapist will be using deep pressure on the areas of your body that need healing, aiming to break down the tissue that is causing pain. This can often feel quite uncomfortable but the results are always remarkable.