Body massages have been popular throughout time since the early ages to today’s modern world. Some things never change and this has been one of them. Of course there have been changes in the styles and methods of body massaging. Earlier the styles were very much confined to the regions of their origin, but now people from all over the world have become to embrace different styles of massaging. Now days spas provide the options of almost all type of massages to their customers. Here we have listed the most popular styles of massaging used in the world.
This is one of the most popular styles of massage. This involves various movements and strokes from the masseur to implement the massage in a proper way. Swedish massage is one of most relaxing massages which leads to its popularity. It also helps in reducing joint stiffness and reducing pain in body. The video provides a demonstration of swedish massage.
Hot Stone Massage
This massage uses rounded stones which are warmed and kept over the body. The warmth is good for reducing the muscle tension in the body. The stones are pressed and moved gently over the body by the masseur. This is a light massage, goo to loosen up the muscles.The video below gives a demonstration of a hot stone masage.
This massage involves pointing out certain energy centers in the body and realigning them as to make them spread all over the body. In this form of massage, the masseur stretches your body in certain different positions. This massage is quite energizing. We came across this video and you can see a demonstration of Thai masssage in this.
Deep Tissue Massage
This style of massaging is heavy massaging meant for muscles which are having difficulty in moving. This massage focuses on the deeper layer of the muscles. People are often sore from this style of massaging but it is very effective for removing any muscle strains. The video demonstrates the basics of deep tissue massage.
Reflexology follows the concept that the foot is connected to every organ in the body. This massage concentrates on putting pressure on certain points on the foot that enable other organs to perform better and improves the reflexes of the body.The video explains the aspects of reflexology.