Massage engages the parasympathetic nervous system which controls the body's rest and digest functions.
Massage is an effective treatment for pain and muscle tension. It promotes relaxation of tight muscles, reduction of inflammation, and activates endorphin production.
Treating yourself to a massage provides necessary time for you to unwind and recover and supports sound sleep.
Regular bodywork boosts immunity by decreasing stress and increasing white blood cells.
Massage reduces levels of the stress hormone cortisol enabling the body to enter a state of rest, thereby promoting lasting feelings of relaxation.
Bodywork stimulates circulation and lymphatic drainage helping to break up stagnation and move toxins from the body.
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